National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 08/1988
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
8/30/88 06:00 Las Vegas NV Unknown 90-120 seconds Close encounter at home 12/12/11
8/27/88 20:30 Zadar (Croatia)
Fireball few minutes It was a summer evninig. I was taking a walk near the sea. I saw two fire balls in the sky. They were very big. They were flying and ju 7/30/02
8/21/88 20:00 Neb.-Mo. Line (near , I-29 southbound) MO Fireball less than 60 seconds 5 fireballs flying in formation 6/21/00
8/20/88 23:00 Farmington NM Unknown 8 minutes Slow moving yellow/orange colored lights above Crouch Mesa 12/7/06
8/20/88 22:00 New York City (Bronx) NY Sphere
sphere shaped object with rainbow colors surrounding it. 8/5/01
8/20/88 19:30 Clayton NC Sphere 2 Minutes Sphere shaped object about the size of a water tower, spinning rapidly. 6/20/05
8/20/88 04:00 Porterville CA Unknown one week lost time 9/2/05
8/20/88 00:00 Splendora TX Sphere 30 mins my friend and i witnessed a reddish-orange sphere in the sky. it disappeared and a few minutes later the light went over with helicopt 8/30/99
8/18/88 14:45 Harvey MI Other 3 minutes Very large dual disk saucer ,counter rotating hovering and finally submerging into lake superior about 1/2 mile offshore. 10/30/12
8/17/88 22:15 Algonquin Park (Canada) ON Unknown 3 minutes 6 objects that appeared to break off or seperate from eachother in a swirling clockwise fashion 12/2/00
8/16/88 23:20 Dudley (UK/England)
Triangle 5 mins Triangular craft flies very low over Dudley UK 7/16/06
8/15/88 23:00 Buchanan NY Circle 1 minute UFO over nuclear reactor- 14 helicopters around it 11/26/03
8/15/88 23:00 Rosemere (Canada) QC Diamond 3 hours Charbonneau Park, Rosemere, PQ. Diamond shaped object hovered directly over Milles Illes River to the right of me. 5/15/06
8/15/88 22:30 West Milford (Upper Greenwood Lake) NJ Light 7 min Two white orbs of light flew into the sky, stopped for a few minutes, then flew away in a very quick hyper speed together. 4/13/10
8/15/88 22:00 Sutcliff NV Unknown 10 min Seemingly impossible reverse 10/30/06
8/15/88 22:00 Seabrook NH Triangle 4 min 6 lighted triangles floating independently in a line moving slowly 5/29/12
8/15/88 22:00 Azucena LA Diamond 15-20 minutes Huge ship, with colored lights placed in this diamond-shaped pattern on its underside, one light protruding from the center 1/22/04
8/15/88 22:00 Ceres CA Triangle 15 minutes Five small triangular craft hovering then moving slowly above Ceres, CA. 3/18/14
8/15/88 21:30 Mendham NJ Fireball 30 seconds I saw an orange fireball pass through the woods and cross the road ahead of me 3/18/14
8/15/88 21:00 Highlands NC Rectangle 4,5 min. we were driving down the main st. of was huge! drifting over a building at one end of town the lights in town dimmed then went 8/30/99
8/15/88 20:00 Kingston (north of) (Canada) ON Oval 3 hours Multi-coloured large UFO seen low on horizon, Ontario, 1988 8/21/11
8/15/88 14:00 Walker Valley(Pine Bush) NY
1 hour Strange creatures in the woods near UFO hot spots 5/11/05
8/15/88 01:00 St. Charles MO Oval 2 minutes I saw a small, oval shaped craft in St. Charles, Missouri during the summer of 1988. 1/29/02
8/15/88 00:00 Union SC Disk 5 minutes Saucer like craft followed me home from work and hovered over our home while my wife and I watched.. 2/14/08
8/14/88 23:00 Ottawa (west of) (Canada) ON Sphere 5 hours Procession of very large, multi-coloured craft. 8/5/12
8/14/88 00:14 Falun (Sweden)
Oval 15 minutes Bright, disc-shaped glowing noiseless object making u turn and disappering slowly upwards leaving smoke or fog under it. 3/18/16
8/13/88 02:00 Methuen MA Unknown 2 minutes The siting is old, but worth reporting. Much evidence of all types. 5/8/14
8/12/88 19:00 Union SC Disk 10 minutes A round circular craft with bright lights followed me home and hovered over my front lawn. 12/3/04
8/10/88 22:30 Johnstown PA Triangle 120 seconds It was a clear night with a bright moon. I was a passenger in a car with a friend of mine driving. As we drove along, I noticed somet 12/2/00
8/10/88 16:08 Jamesville NY Light 30 seconds I was scared by an errie encounter with a blue light that entered my bedroom through the window at night. 6/4/04
8/10/88 15:00 Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
Circle 5 minutes one shining spiral moves fast from southwest to southeast, view from suzhou, jangsu, China, 5 minutes 5/15/06
8/10/88 06:00 Whitmire SC Other 15 min + The UFO I saw was on the FOX network! 1/17/04
8/10/88 00:05 Denver CO Other 10 mins or so Brillant bright lights from the sky 8/5/01
8/8/88 23:00 Benton ME Sphere 1 to 2 minutes Reflective spherical object on or above my car going with the flow and then took off with now noise and no lights. 8/12/01
8/8/88 22:00 Plymouth OH Triangle 15 mins While driving on ST. RT. 61 between Shelby and Plymouth I spotted a huge triangle shaped object. 6/3/10
8/8/88 18:00 Shobonier IL Other 2seconds i was around 6 or 8 i lookede out of the van and there it was , i told my parents but they didnt believe me so i never talked about it 10/30/06
8/8/88 01:30 Amity PA Unknown 4 minutes Beam of light with no sound; no indication of light source; eerie radio broadcast afterward. 8/10/18
8/8/88 00:00 Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
Oval 5 seconds When I was lying on the bed in our yard of our house, it was nearly midnight, and I was slightly going to sleep. I don`t know suddenly, 2/22/05
8/7/88 15:30 Basking Ridge (near) NJ Chevron 30 seconds Daylight NJ i78 large chevron shaped craft 50 plus eye witnesses 4/22/03
8/6/88 03:55 Haddam CT Sphere 1 hour A very large circular objects about the size of two football fields stood above the ground for about an hour it was glowing green and j 8/27/15
8/5/88 23:00 Posen MI Fireball 23:00 Warm summer clear night. My grandmother saw them first and asked what are thoughs Lights in the sky? I said what lights there is no lig 4/8/02
8/2/88 20:00 Clinton MS Circle 5 minutes A colorful ring of lights hovering over someones house, then it moved away making no sound over the trees... 11/8/03
8/1/88 23:00 Holbrook NY Circle 5 minutes We saw circular object w/ multi-colored lights fading from one set to another floating west-east after dropping down from sky. 7/16/06
8/1/88 22:00 Danbury CT Circle 45 minutes I threw rocks at a UFO for about a half an hour 10/31/08
8/1/88 21:00 Nominingue (Canada) QC Circle 15 seconds Luminous circle raising slowly, then exploding. 7/10/15
8/1/88 20:00 Whittier CA Oval 5 minute UFO sighting one summer night back in the late 1980's. 4/17/15
8/1/88 19:15 Howard WI Oval 2 minutes At that time, I looked up and we both said it is a flying saucer or a UFO. 3/13/15
8/1/88 19:00 Sacramento CA Disk ten minutes Sacramento Calif. August 1988 in the evening craft shining bright light on Arden Park 2/14/06
8/1/88 15:00 Old Bethpage NY Oval 2 minutes Mass Sighting over Long Island; 50 thousand calls to 911. 1/5/16
8/1/88 13:30 West New York NJ Sphere 30 seconds Two perfectly round, silver spheres fly over NYC and Hudson County in a westerly direction... 9/24/03
8/1/88 11:00 Bastrop TX Sphere 1 minute The sphere moved in an absolute straight line just above the tree line. 7/16/03
8/1/88 05:30 Tecate CA Light 10 minutes I am a retired U.S. Border Patrol supervisor, having spent 37 years in the Border Patrol and INS. I was a patrol agent in charge on bo 10/31/03
8/1/88 02:00 North Hampton NH Rectangle 2-5 minutes It was just above the tree line near the my street entrance. It had three large windows and a figure in the center window. 8/7/11
8/1/88 01:30 Rachel (Highway 318) NV Disk 10 minutes or less Red Craft, Highway 318, possibly Nye Conty, NV 1am August 1988, traveling at a high rate of speed smoothly. 2/12/04
8/1/88 00:00 Ft. Stewart GA Light 20 MINUTES ONE UFO OVER TANK RANGE AT FORT STEWART GA. 10/30/06