|Occurred : 8/16/1991 23:00 (Entered as : 8/16/91 23:00)
Reported: 8/27/2006 1:03:34 PM 13:03
Location: Hanover, MA
Duration:20 min +/-
|A bright light moving erraticlly toward us was then was chased by two fighter jets.
I was camping in the town forest with two of my friends. It was a clear night with many stars visible beyond the canopy of the trees. We suddenly noticed a light in the sky brighter than the other stars. We first thought it may be Venus, usually the brightest object in the sky at night. The light began to move slowly from side to side that suggested it may be a helicopter, only there was no sound. I would guess that the object was a mile from us but moving toward us. It made erratic movements.
For example, it would move very fast in one direction, stop suddenly, then move in the opposite direction. The object was very close to us now but it still looked like a bright star. We also heard no sound coming from it. Then suddenly it came to a stop, and sped to the south of us faster than any manmade flying object I've ever seen. Maybe a minute or two after, two fighter jets flew in the direction of the object at top speed. It was the only time we heard any sound. At the time of this incident the naval air base in Weymouth, MA was still oporational and I believe the fighter jets were scrambled from there.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))