National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 08/1996
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
8/30/96 19:00 Blacksburg VA Sphere 1 1/2 Minutes Two witnesses, no more than 40 feet from bright white sphere 3 1/2 - 4 feet in diameter blocking our way on rd. 9/24/12
8/28/96 20:15 Bothell WA Triangle 45 minutes Looked out window of my house on a clear night at dusk and saw what looked liked a LARGE Triangular or boomerang type thing appearing l 9/26/98
8/25/96 04:00 Cahas National Park (Ecuador)
Flash seconds traveling by auto,11000ft. in Andes Mts, slowly, large "silver" mass not far above road level flew across in front of us. We stoped an 1/28/99
8/24/96 21:00 Fort Collins (northwest of) CO Light 9 Hours Lights whirling in and around trees, Whooshing sound as the craft flew overhead. The approach of 2 1/2' to 3' tall beings.

At about
8/24/96 15:00 Unknown FL Egg 10 minutes Egg Shaped UFO seen from air plane over Florida 3/19/02
8/24/96 01:30 Osborne KS
03:30 They came at night and stabbed my leg and left. 12/23/02
8/23/96 01:00 Carlisle (Canada) ON Unknown several months Alien abduction and several visitations 7/26/02
8/22/96 13:00 Orr MN Rectangle 14 min The sighting took place outside of a northern Minnesota town. The cabin we were at was located at a lake. I was out on the lake taking 9/19/19
8/21/96 11:30 France
Other 5-6mins Large spiral pattern in sky. wind blew cloud moved pattern didn't 2 armed helicopters completly black arived at area warning of with li 3/7/98
8/20/96 23:30 Owensville MO

Woman w/ 2 sons sees very bright lights in night sky. Obj. illuminates her house & neighbor's house! Obj. streaks NNW; green trail. 11/2/99
8/20/96 20:30 Phoenix AZ Light 1 minute Star like UFO seen by hospital security flying around Boeing 737 in Phoenix Arizona. 1/10/14
8/20/96 17:00 Romford (Essex) (UK/England)
Disk 5 minutes Disc shaped green ufo. 4/24/14
8/20/96 02:15 West Manchester OH Disk 5-10 min. Teen girl saw circular UFO with orange,green,reddish-orange .A series of rectangular windows were around the middle body. One window i 3/7/98
8/19/96 22:30 Spencer SD Unknown 22 minutes Alien crafts-Eastern South Dakota- late summer early fall 1996 8/16/02
8/19/96 05:20 Brewster MA Disk 45minutes It was daylight on approxiamately 8/19/96 I just had graduated high school in June and i was living at home with my parents i was not 2/16/00
8/18/96 23:00 Ft. Wayne (50 miles NW of) IN Sphere 20 minutes Stationary Sphere Viewed Off Tip of Crescent Moon Not Far From Ft. Wayne, Indiana 5/15/06
8/18/96 03:18 Coon Rapids MN Other 1 minute A V shaped craft with amber colored lights that was a big as a football field heading west towards Anoka, Minnesota on August 18, 1996. 12/2/00
8/16/96 21:00 Aberdeen (UK/Scotland)
Light 20 minutes I was out with friends, we saw what we thought were shooting stars, we were wrong. 8/5/01
8/16/96 20:15 Santa Barbara CA Triangle 3 seconds My wife and I were walking towards our car through the back parking lot of Andreas Restaurant after dinner. I was looking towards the d 1/28/99
8/16/96 14:30 Fairfield OH Triangle 1 minute Triangle shape observed on bright sunny day 1/29/02
8/16/96 00:00 Tecumseh OK

a flying disc circled around me and gave me somthing. 10/10/11
8/15/96 23:30 Plattsburg NY Triangle 20-30 minutes High altitude high speed triangle with red light on each tip performing complex geometric maneuvers. 1/19/05
8/15/96 23:00 Austin IN Triangle 5 minutes Huge triangle shaped craft seen with lights coming on and off, possible lost time, weird anomaly of not talking about it at the time. 11/9/18
8/15/96 23:00 Saginaw MI Triangle 5-10 minutes ((NUFORC Note: Witness provides no detailed information about his sighting. PD)) 10/4/19
8/15/96 22:00 Wellfleet MA Triangle 30 minutes 3 triangular objects with green lights, making no sound, heading east over Welfleet drive-in. 1/17/04
8/15/96 22:00 Penrose CO Other 15 min. approx UFO shot down over military installation 2/14/06
8/15/96 22:00 Lexington VA Light 5 seconds What I saw was a light in the sky that moved silently and very fast down the side of a mountain. 7/16/03
8/15/96 21:30 Centerport (Long Island) NY Cross 10 Sec A light brown transparant disc about the size of the full moon moving across the sky in a NNW direction. 2/16/00
8/15/96 21:00 Kelowna (Canada) BC Egg 2 minutes Large, bright two egg-shapped orbs attached together forming oval/circular shape. 7/23/00
8/15/96 21:00 Aveiro (Portugal)
Light 1 minute Star-like Light in the sky made 90 degree turns 2/14/06
8/15/96 20:30 Beckley WV Other 3-4 minutes Silent, low flying helicopter with light scanning below 1/31/11
8/15/96 19:00 Richwood WV Formation 1-2 seconds Monongahelia National Forest/Marlingto Road UFO Formation sighting. 12/2/13
8/15/96 17:00 Clymer PA Other 20 seconds In August in 1996 I attended a picnic at a friend's farm in Clymer PA and observed a bullet shaped craft. 5/24/05
8/15/96 16:00 New Leake, Boson, Lincolnshire (UK/England)
Triangle 5 mins Triangle craft seen in lincolnshire, united kingdom flying from north 2 south flahing green shockwaves just before warpin 12/5/01
8/15/96 14:30 Bethel AK Triangle 2 mins I happened to look out my back window and was shocked to see a huge triangular shaped craft at a very high altitude. 2/16/99
8/15/96 14:00 Greenwich CT Rectangle 10 minutes A perfect square object, enormous in size, slow in movement with no visible signs of propulsion. 1/31/11
8/15/96 12:30 New Zealand
Circle 45 minutes I will only accept an email reply 6/6/00
8/15/96 12:00 Gold Beach OR Other 2 - 5 min. Me and my family were on our way to the county fair and we saw the UFO 2/23/00
8/15/96 03:00 Beeville TX Light two to three hours I was abducted and I can remember the happenings, I just cant remember what they want. 5/24/05
8/15/96 02:30 Grand Rapids MI Light 20-30 min Two small objects that appeared to be non-teresteral 3/7/98
8/15/96 02:30 Grand Rapids MI Light 20 minutes We saw two red dots of apparent unearthly origin. 3/7/98
8/15/96 01:00 New Braunfels TX Disk 3 minutes Disk-shaped blue, white, red lights 11/9/04
8/15/96 01:00 Burlington CT Light 10 min. plus it was a cool evening when i walked out on to the balcony. i always loved looking up at the sky at night. on this particular night i 12/9/03
8/15/96 01:00 Lubbock TX Circle 1 hour Several strange lights in Texas 8/11/04
8/14/96 22:00 Cancun (Mexico)
Other 5 minutes Points of lights in Cancun 96 8/28/02
8/14/96 06:45 Owensville MO Cylinder 1 minute In morning 6:45 before work, I just happened to look up. traveling from the NE to SW, a cylinder approx. 20-30 ft. in diam.. 12/21/16
8/14/96 04:00 Winnaway (Canada) QC Light 20 minutes Two men on a hunting trip encounter a craft, which illuminates them in their canoe. 6/5/15
8/13/96 16:45 Texas (in the air over) TX Sphere 7 minutes Unknown Sphere Seen Over Texas 6/18/03
8/12/96 00:30 Seattle WA
30 sec. Young man sees 3x faint yellow light, in triangular formation, pass overhead at very high speed, he thought. Opaque in middle. Silent. 11/2/99
8/12/96 22:00 Eureka CA Light 10 minutes 3 minute picture 1/31/04
8/12/96 19:00 Bayview Jetty OR Disk 2+ hours What happen in barview jetty oregon 1996 6/9/09
8/12/96 13:00 Cheektowaga NY Disk 10-15 Minutes Very large dark grey object over small community in Western New York frightens non U.F.O believers. 2/14/08
8/11/96 00:45 Owen Sound (Canada) ON Light approx 1/2hr Objects began moving in a snake like motion (s'ing) around the stars.

I was out on my balcony enjoying a nice cup of coffee with my
8/10/96 23:30 Kerman CA Light 3-4 seconds I was walking back to my room witch was separete from the house. I stoped walking to look up at the night sky and saw star, well what 3/7/98
8/10/96 23:00 No. Hollywood CA Sphere 5 seconds Ball of Light Buzzes Burbank Airport 6/18/04
8/10/96 22:45 Seattle WA Triangle 10 minutes Orange triangular object, very distant, very slow, binocular brightness. 12/12/11
8/10/96 22:00 George (The Gorge Amphatheatre) WA Formation 1 minute Three soft dim lights passing over head at a fast rate of speed in a vee formation. 3/7/98
8/10/96 21:00 Wharton OH Sphere 15 minutes Strange 75'ball of light that move silently at right angleand up and down. 8/20/01
8/10/96 06:30 Blantyre (Malawi)
Rectangle 3 minutes A huge American car 3/13/12
8/10/96 02:30 Adak AK Other 12 minutes I was on wheel watch on a 90 ft. fishing Vesel early in the morning near Adak island. At this time Adak was still under navy control & 1/8/16
8/9/96 19:00 Ventnor NJ Circle 5 min. i was outside with my friend and his sister and over above us we saw a circle craft hove silenttly and the a sort of door open and ligh 3/7/00
8/8/96 21:00 Gloucester (UK/England)
Sphere 5 seconds It shifted, and no known aircarft to do does turns, without braking to peaces. 11/20/01
8/8/96 20:30 Tularosa NM Sphere 35-45sec Glowing orb of light follows test sled and then shoots off toward viewer. 6/18/04
8/8/96 03:30 Cuenca (Eof, in the high Andes Mts) (Ecuador)
Light a few seconds In auto driving thru Cajas Nat. Pk, 10,000ft/ Suddenly extremely bright light flashed across the road just a few yards high and dissaap 11/20/02
8/7/96 23:00 West Manchester OH Oval 15 min. Teen saw 8 UFOs near town.Woods got red as Ufo rose out , joined by 5 white specks. Object broke off object from woods and flew to lef 3/7/98
8/7/96 23:00 West Manchester OH Unknown 1 min. ea. time 2 bros. saw an object in front of S. windowappear to come from sky and make flashesof light two different times, then shoot away 3/7/98
8/5/96 00:30 Tel Aviv (Israel)
Sphere 2 hours 500 witnesses + TV cameras + army presence in 1996 in Israel - never investigated -real story 7/5/08
8/4/96 19:30 Pottstown PA Triangle 20 minutes? ((HOAX??)) Pennsylvania black ops? 7/5/08
8/4/96 13:00 Mc cains valley CA Light 45 minutes Three lights moved very fast. On vhs tape 7/25/19
8/4/96 07:00 Knoxville IL Oval 3-5 min Taking pictures of hayfields to paint.Object was not seen until film was developed. 1/28/99
8/2/96 11:33 Fishers IN Circle 8 -10 seconds ADDENDUM #2: Stationary circurlar object tilts up on it's axis,pulses white inside,disappears into slit opening hole in the sky 7/16/06
8/2/96 11:33 Fishers IN Circle 8-10 seconds I was raised and served in the military my first 20 yrs. I was a police officer (Elected Sheriff)for a four year term of office.I was a 10/27/04
8/1/96 23:30 Atwater CA Light seconds I did not see a craft, what I saw was daylight at midnight, on a cloudless night. 5/24/05
8/1/96 22:15 Woodlawn MD Disk 10 minutes A news story on 10 o'clock Fox News Baltimore broadcast stated that there had been a current UFO sighting on west side of town 8/27/09
8/1/96 22:00 Okinawa (Japan)

several minutes I had a close encounter of the third kind while in the Marines in Okinawa Japan in 96' 9/2/05
8/1/96 22:00 Newberg OR Other 30 min. + There was a star that moved in all directions. It would move fast and slow. It would come to sudden stops and sit for a while and the 3/2/04
8/1/96 21:30 Bishop (CA/NV border) CA Triangle 2/3 min It was the same night that a triangle was seen over Pheonix Az. Summer 1996 I beleive. I heard about it after I saw this thing. I was l 1/28/99
8/1/96 21:00 Ellsworth ME Chevron 00:10 Silent craft crosses highway, then follows us unknowingly. 9/21/00
8/1/96 21:00 Waterbury CT Rectangle 5-10 minutes HUGE rectangular object over downtown Waterbury in 1996/1997 5/24/05
8/1/96 20:30 Canandaigua NY Triangle 15min large triangular object, black with small red and white lights. Hovered for 10 minutes at 500ft elevation 2/1/07
8/1/96 20:00 Hastings MN Flash 3 seconds Super bright white blinding light. 7/3/13
8/1/96 19:00 Durant OK Triangle 2-3 minutes Large low flying triangle in oklahoma 8/30/13
8/1/96 17:45 Granite City IL Sphere 20 minutes We saw somthing in the sky that resembled sky writer plane @ first, but then turned into a pulsating ball. 11/19/98
8/1/96 17:00 Pueblo CO Triangle 3 min Black Triangle in sky about 35 mi south of NORAD 5/15/06
8/1/96 16:00 San Jose CA Fireball 15-30 sec A large boiling fireball 3/4 the size of the full moon. flew by so fast that i was the only oneto see it 2 others present I thought tha 3/7/98
8/1/96 12:00 Sandy UT Light 5 minutes Bright blue light against a blue cloudless sky, at high noon. 5/2/03
8/1/96 02:00 Independence MO Triangle unknown MISSOURI INVESTIGATORS GROUP Report: Triangle in Independence, Mo. 10/31/03
8/1/96 02:00 Raton NM Light 15-20 Green light that turn curves of mountains. 11/3/05
8/1/96 01:00 Brampton (Canada) ON Fireball 2 min Bright shpere turning counter clockwise viewed north of brampton 2/1/07
8/1/96 00:00 Beaverton OR Disk 90 Sec Craft above power Lines 7/28/10