NUFORC Home Page
Web Report Indexes : by Event Date | by Location | by Shape | by Posting Date

National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/20/2005 03:00 (Entered as : 05/20/2005 03:00)
Reported: 5/20/2005 3:32:42 PM 15:32
Posted: 5/24/2005
Location: Fergus Falls, MN
Shape: Triangle
Duration:2 min. (est.)
Man witnesses peculiar, orange-colored, triangular object against the night sky.

Telephoned Report: A man called to report having witnessed a very peculiar, triangular-shaped craft, as it flew along a nearby river.

The witness reported that he awoke from sleep, and looked out the north-facing window of his residence at approximately 0250 hrs.. After a short period of time, he witnessed a very peculiar, triangular-shaped object, that was covered with many tiny orange lights. The net effect of the lights was to give the object an overall, distinctly orange color.

He added that the object appeared to be an equilateral triangle, and its apparent size, from his vantage point, he thought would have been slightly smaller than the apparent size of a full Moon in the night sky.

The object slowly moved out of his sight to the east, after he had witnessed it for an estimated two minutes.

((NUFORC Note: We were first apprised of this incident by Mr. Brandon Stahl, a journalist for the Daily Journal Newspaper in Fergus Falls, MN. We express our gratitude to Mr. Stahl, and to the Daily Journal, for their sharing the information with our Center. That newspaper will publish an article about the incident in their May 21, 2005, issue, which can be read here: http://www.fergusfallsjournal.com/

We spoke with the witness via telephone, and he seemed quite serious-minded to us, and his description of the object seemed very objective. PD))