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Monthly Report Index For 05/1973
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
5/23/73 00:00 Peoria IL Oval 5 minutes Saw a U.F.O. over backyard at very close proximity to house located across from airport. Saw first hand object and passengers inside. 1/17/04
5/22/73 23:00 Atlantic Ocean (USCG Cutter "Spencer")


UFO sighting aboard Coast Guard Cutter Spencer 8/24/10
5/21/73 20:00 Huntsville AL Cylinder 45 I and two other friends in May of 73 when we were in the military watched two C134'S and a jet aircraft force a saucer shaped vehicle t 3/21/03
5/19/73 20:10 Huntsville (Redstone Arsenal) AL Disk 45 minutes We were in the U.S. Army at the time and 18 years old.The night before we watched the Skylab as was reported on the radio to do a flyby 6/18/04
5/15/73 22:00 Chugiak AK Rectangle several minutes Black oblong boxes, connected by what looked like a hose, silently floating at tree top level with no lights about the size of big rigs 9/4/03
5/15/73 01:30 Tacoma WA Sphere 1 to 2 min No noise and hovering Close to Air Base 4/16/05
5/14/73 20:00 Madison AL Disk 1 hour This is a definate government cover-up 5/12/09
5/14/73 16:00 San Luis Obispo CA Unknown 5 minutes It made a 90 degree turn at a high rate of speed, and disappeared through the atmosphere. 10/15/02
5/5/73 03:00 Hampton AR Fireball 30 seconds It was a orange ball several thousand feet in the sky. 12/12/09
5/1/73 20:00 Texas City TX Disk 2 1/2 hours Bright Burning Light Half Oval Object and 2 1/2 hours of lost time Sighting in Texas City, Texas May 1973 500 Lights On Object0: Yes 12/12/09
5/1/73 20:00 Rockville MD Other 2MIN`S MY WIFE AND I WERE TO PICK UP MY MOTHER AT WORK IT WAS ON MARYLAND AVE.THAT WE SAW THE FIRST ONE IT WAS REALY BIG LIKE AN AIR PLANE I 7 7/11/00
5/1/73 14:00 Brownfield TX Light 90 min Silent ,bright hovering light, seemed to be teasing us, for miles of desolate highway. 10/31/08
5/1/73 09:00 Gaithersburg MD Disk 3-4 minutes Disk-shaped object with sequentially-flashing green lights around the perimeter -- 5/73 -- flying low. 12/16/05