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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/15/1995 21:00 (Entered as : 06/15/1995 21:00)
Reported: 6/17/2004 11:03:55 AM 11:03
Posted: 6/18/2004
Location: Miami, FL
Shape: Light
Duration:10 - 15 Min.
Arizona lights...over Miami?

Although I am very unsure on the dates, I felt compelled to file this report because I know, along with the people who witnessed this with me, that we saw something unexplained. On a summer night in 1995 or 1996 I was outside of my house (parents' house) along with some friends of mine as we did often. At about 9 PM (2100) I jumped up on a transformer box that was outside of many of the homes in that area. From that vantage point, I was able to look over the roof of my house and at that particular time I was looking to the south. Many miles away I could see what were 6 -7 lights yellow in appearance. The lights were in somewhat of a pattern in that they were one behind the other. Miami International Airport is South-South West of were we lived then so my first thoughts were that they were aircraft. After a few minutes I realized that wasn't possible because not only were they too close to each other, but they were standing still. As I continued to look I called over my friends to ask them what they thought that could be, they had no idea. As we watched some lights would disappear, and appear again only many miles forward (or ahead) of the first lights. Then some others would disappear, and reappear in the same locations. It was the first and only time I saw something that I could not explain in the sky. Years later I saw those same exact lights on television, they were calling them the Arizona lights. I have since learned that Homestead Air Base is also south of us, however I cannot confirm any operations because it was just too long ago, and I have no exact dates. I have seen flares launched from aircraft before, but I cannot say that they were what I saw that night. I am now a private pilot, and can confirm that there was nothing usual about what we saw.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))