National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 05/1998
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
5/31/98 21:30 Vancouver WA Triangle 1.00 it was past dusk ant the oject was flying northwest to south east tward th portland area. 5/24/99
5/31/98 21:00 Penfield IL Disk 10 minutes We seen two flying objects standing still in the sky about 30 feet in the air. They began to come straight down then disappeared. 12/16/99
5/31/98 12:00 Gent (Belgium)
Sphere 3 minutes Hovering metal-like sphere 10/27/04
5/31/98 10:30 Tucson (28 miles north of, 233 MM I-10) AZ Cone 5 min Was driving south on I-10, fire and smoke rings coming off of object. A cone shaped object slowed down 400 feet next to the left side 5/24/99
5/31/98 02:30 Fort Hood TX Light 30 sec. The 3 shapes went into a formation of a triangle and hovered around for about 30 seconds. 6/18/98
5/30/98 21:00 Salem OR Oval 2105 EXPLOSION OF CRAFT 1998 8/5/09
5/30/98 04:00 Whitehorse MT Light 1min It was by 2 governmeant instilations out in the middle of nowhere at a boarder crossing into canada.I arrived at 3:50 am there was a ph 4/26/99
5/30/98 01:40 Woodstock IL Cigar 15-20 seconds I looked up in the sky and saw a green luminous cigar shaped craft. Right when I saw it it took off . A few seconds latr it came bac 6/18/98
5/29/98 23:30 Elmira (at drive in movie) NY Triangle
It was a triangle of lights. There was a big light at the top and three little ones under it. I was at a drive in movie when it flew ov 6/18/98
5/29/98 05:10 Phoenix AZ Cigar 2:25 The object appeared as a bright star in the northeastern sky from Chandler AZ 6/18/98
5/29/98 05:10 Phoenix AZ Cigar 2:30 appaeared as bright star in NE sky, elevation hand+thumb, remain stationary for over two hours, whitish in color, appeared elongated, h 6/18/98
5/29/98 05:00 Phoenix AZ Oval 3 hours Oval plastic looking craft, translucent, reflective, with numerous projections from the bottom. 11/21/98
5/29/98 04:45 Dallas TX Disk 6-7 seconds While inbound on Amer. Airlines Flt. 1409 from Atlanta to Dallas, just north of Dallas, @4,000 feet, I saw a small disk like object 2'x 6/18/98
5/29/98 03:00 Maple Shade NJ Sphere 20 seconds Thought it was the North Star. Same brightness, color and size. Moved east to north in the NE sky about 60 deg. above the horizon. 11/21/98
5/29/98 01:30 North Bend OH Triangle 45 sec. Strange Humming sound, similar to high tension wires, floated northeast to southwest crossed river(ohio) slowly, low(50 meters) lights 11/21/98
5/28/98 22:43 Davie FL Flash 1-2 seconds A bright flash of blue green light which expanded into a blue green colored sky bright enough to fill my car. 11/21/98
5/28/98 22:30 Tucker GA Changing 3-5minutes a small group of lights flying in a birdlike formation slowly across the sky in a northeast direction. 11/21/98
5/28/98 20:30 Santa Fe NM Fireball 7 min. We saw the object in the sky south of Santa Fe just after sunset. It looked like a glowing white sphere against the indigo sky, and was 11/21/98
5/28/98 20:10 Stanwood WA Rectangle 1 minute? seemed longer Whatsit was circling above holding ponds and fields south of Stanwood. 6/18/98
5/26/98 10:40 Denver (downtown) CO Teardrop 15 seconds I looked out and noticed waht appeared to be 2 Teardrop shaped balloons linked by a tether to one another, Metallic, shiny. The motion 11/20/02
5/25/98 12:05 Madison WI Cylinder 5 minutes 2 events separated by about 3-5 minutes 11/21/98
5/24/98 22:40 Asbury Park NJ Cigar 2 min Green/Blue Cigar shaped craft seen travelling south to north, along coastline. Craft was then seen rising slowly north of Convention H 11/21/98
5/23/98 20:00 Kolhapur (India)
Egg 10 sec when we went to eve walk we saw one egg like thing which is colouries with redium green. and just passed away with speedly. 11/4/02
5/23/98 16:30 Boston Location/Hancock MI Disk 2 minutes Disc was hovering briefly, turned about a 45 degree angle, stayed there a moment then disappeared. 6/18/98
5/23/98 12:00 Moab UT Fireball 5 min What I saw was I large fire ball going across the sky. I was there for about 5 minutes then vanished behind a cloud. 7/5/99
5/22/98 21:30 Lansvale (Sydney) (NSW, Australia)
Other 1 hour As we watched the craft proceeded to play as a child playing hide and seek.It almost seemed to be trying to work out who we were.we wer 11/21/98
5/22/98 21:00 Tigard OR Triangle 5 min. Tigard Oregon 1978 Black Pyramid shape-no noise-no lights-floated then sparks below before shot off 5 min. 12/16/05
5/22/98 14:20 Indianapolis IN Changing 5 min. I and my framing crew witnessed this together.We are framing a house on the north side of Indy. Alot of air trafic is going on this day 1/28/99
5/21/98 23:50 Bad Breisig, RPF (Germany)
Formation 18 minutes Individual round white spots (moon size) forming three circle formations; outer circle appr. 25 spots, next inner circle appr. 15 and 1/28/99
5/21/98 21:30 Denver CO Flash 30 minutes Humming then a loud subsonic boom or explosion 1/28/99
5/21/98 20:00 St. Charles ID Other 9 hours ((HOAX??)) Ship flies into lake. 8/11/04
5/21/98 13:00 Ridgway PA Disk 2 minutes It was a helicopter following case. 12/2/00
5/21/98 10:30 Penticton (Canada) BC Flash 30 seconds+ saw 3 lights blink on in sky. Two shot away and dimmed out, third shot across horison. 12/2/00
5/21/98 02:50 Spokane WA Light 4 seconds looking north over the spires of Gonzaga University sighted a small, pea sized, light travelling west to east approx 45 degrees above t 1/28/99
5/20/98 23:00 Old Appleton MO Unknown 35 seconds it moved faster than anything ive seen in the sky and would change color every 2-4 seconds.Before we seen it down the road the new truc 12/12/09
5/20/98 22:40 Burlington VT Light 20 seconds On May 20, 1998, at 22:40, I was drawn to my 3rd floor studio apartment window (western side of building) by some noise on the street b 1/28/99
5/20/98 22:30 Salt Lake City UT Chevron 4 seconds Black bat-shaped object flying low, and slow, and silent, with no lights. 1/24/14
5/20/98 21:45 Buffalo Grove IL Light 3 minutes I saw an object that displayed Intelligence, bright light and great speed. 4/2/99
5/20/98 21:00 Morristown OH Fireball 1-3 min A huge bright white ball with a long jagged laight blue tail moving very slowly across the sky. 1/7/00
5/20/98 17:30 Atlantic City NJ Circle One minute I'm a retired police detective. I was at the sea wall in Atlantic City, talking to a Atlantic City Fireman. I notice a bright blue ligh 7/26/02
5/20/98 04:30 Granville OH Light 3-minutes I am a guard on a remote estate at the above location. On the night in question I witnissed a light traveling very fast west to east. T 7/26/02
5/20/98 03:15 Norfolk MA Other 20 seconds Dim star that moved sharply, and intentionally 5/15/06
5/20/98 02:00 Hill AFB UT Chevron 15 min Saw a large V shaped craft, craft made no sound what so ever. 9/2/05
5/20/98 01:00 Fort Myers FL Circle 1 hour Completly round with dents in it. Just like the round ride at walt disney world in epcot in florida. It was about 3 times the size of a 5/26/16
5/18/98 23:30 Rapid City SD Other 30-60 seconds there was a light similar to a falling star, only bigger and longer in duration...i have seen plenty of falling stars and this was not 1/28/99
5/17/98 23:30 Salt Lake City UT Triangle 10 sec. 2 times My father was outside looking at stars, and he came in to get me. He told me that he had seen three lights go across the sky at a very 1/28/99
5/17/98 23:20 Kaleva MI Light 7 minutes Light approached from the SE; nother approached from the N; close proximinity. ((NUFORC Note: Satellites?? PD)) 1/28/99
5/17/98 22:25 Colorado Springs CO Light 10 seconds small obj. size=bright star moving NNW to SSE altitude undetermined, but too low for satelite. Light began to dim then we assume it cl 9/19/02
5/17/98 22:05 Wimborne/Dorset, Dorset (UK/England)
Triangle 1min I was standing at my back door having a cigarete when I saw 3 bright orange lights in a perfect triangular fashion moving very slowly t 9/6/02
5/17/98 17:00 Almont MI Circle 15 sec We saw a torroid shaped object moving due south at a high rate of speed. 1/28/99
5/17/98 08:10 Belle Vernon PA Other 40 min. Explosion of a bright white very high flying "Torroid" shaped craft. 1/28/99
5/16/98 23:47 Simla CO Changing seven sec went ouy looked up green ball of light decended like a metor then split and right object went off at 90 degrees. 1/28/99
5/16/98 22:30 Manteca CA Triangle 45-50 second object was flying from north to arms length a silverdollar would have been the noise,very low.2 large lights on bottom 1/28/99
5/16/98 21:45 Andover MN Light 7 minutes my brothers and i thought we were looking at a shooting star that started moving in diferent directions as it started moving away and g 1/28/99
5/16/98 16:00 Overland Park KS Fireball a few seconds A fireball bounced out of the ground. 11/2/04
5/16/98 03:00 Wheat Ridge CO Cylinder 17 sec. i was coming home, and i saw a bright light in the clouds. it was cylinder shapped with a pointed edge.then it dissipeared behind the c 7/14/99
5/16/98 02:30 Westbrook ME Oval 40 seconds This was my Prom night last year, basically my date and I were on our way back to my house, we were on route by my car and I noticed an 5/24/99
5/16/98 02:20 Wilmington (off coast of) NC Unknown 2-3min Dark figure buzzed our boat and it wasn't an airplane! 7/26/02
5/16/98 West Elkton OH
over one hr. (S. W. O. C) -The Chase sighting 1/28/99
5/15/98 23:30 Pueblo West CO Triangle 15min It was about 11:30 at night, when my brother came into my room and told me to look out my window. He seemed very excited but also a lit 8/28/03
5/15/98 23:00 Newnan GA Light 1 min very bright, with a beacon light too high to be helicopter,couldnt be airplane 1/28/99
5/15/98 21:45 Sebastopol MS Light ~15 minutes Strange, unidentified light that makes seemingly intelligent responses to it's sighting. 2/28/13
5/15/98 20:00 New York City (Bronx) NY Oval 3 minutes On may 1998 I was going to cross the street with my child at that time the lite was green and i wanted to rush home so i press the but 3/11/06
5/15/98 20:00 Vincennes IN Triangle 5 minutes Triangular object hovered in evenig sky 1/3/01
5/15/98 18:00 Des Plaines IL Other 10-15 minutes Seen objeck going from N-E to S-W. Looked Like a black hourglass and was moveing up and doun in and out of clouds. 9/28/02
5/15/98 18:00 Karachi (Pakistan)
Unknown 1-2 minutes I was sitting in my garden talking to my fathers body guard.It was dark enough to see all the stars.I noticed that one star was moving 8/5/01
5/15/98 15:00 Manchester (UK/England)
Triangle ~4 minutes Triangular craft spotted low down in UK. 11/11/13
5/15/98 12:00 Montreal (Canada) QC Light
If you type into YouTube strange lights in the sky that's exactly what I saw in 1998 I was 14 at the time of the sighting now on 34 jus 11/17/17
5/15/98 07:30 Nettleton MS Light 15-30 Sec. Red light viewed over Nettleton, MS light acended from trees and disappeared with two jets a minute behind. 4/27/07
5/15/98 07:30 Ft. Campbell KY Circle 10-15 seconds Object spotted over Ft Campbell, Ky. 5/13/12
5/15/98 04:30 Puerto Banus (Spain)
Circle app. 1 minute A star like shape but much brighter. 12/5/01
5/15/98 Rose NY Triangle 1 minute Black Triangle over apple trees. 11/1/98
5/12/98 21:00 Chebanse IL Disk 1-3 minutes Last night we had severe thunderstorms. I was 7 or 8 minutes from home and out in the country. To my right up in the clouds I thought I 1/28/99
5/12/98 16:00 Kinston/Richlands (between; Rt. 258) NC Cigar few seconds Cigar-shaped craft, traveling over road in country, 200-300 ft. in the air. 200-300 mph, no wings, no markings, no sound. Silver. 9/2/05
5/12/98 03:00 Pampa TX Light 10 minutes Bright light that would light up the sky and then dim. Also crossed great distances in short amount of time; disappeared and reappeare 7/4/12
5/12/98 01:00 Superior WI Circle 2min. high altitude,very fast 11/1/98
5/11/98 22:12 South Holland IL Disk 30 sec.s 4 disk shaped objects traveling in a NNE direction.Emiting no sound and appearing to change course to ENE after reaching Lake Michigan. 1/28/99
5/10/98 22:00 Oklahoma OK Circle
round , flash lights like lights on the side,morrir like covering , hovering , quite, gentil movement. 9/17/00
5/10/98 21:30 Carpentersville IL Circle 1 minute Bright round object in sky 9/19/02
5/10/98 19:00 Grand Rapids MN Unknown 10 Seconds Too bright for this earth. 3/2/04
5/10/98 10:00 Seattle WA Fireball 60 sec Walking from cruise ship to Space Needle. What appeared to be a Military flair white light with trailing smoke ?Airplane crash. Looki 1/28/99
5/10/98 02:00 Bessemer AL Unknown House I was asleep,i heard a mutant like growl.I remember flashes,and the same growls.I finally awoke,breathing hard. 1/22/00
5/9/98 20:00 Asbury community NC Light 45 min the lights would change colors as if spinning really fast and they looked like the colors of a prism 1/29/02
5/8/98 22:30 Morelos (rural area) (Mexico)
Light 8 sec. We where on the road when we saw 2 long lights flying hirizontaly flashing alternatly. Then 2 or 3 sec. after it started decending and 1/28/99
5/8/98 22:00 Midlothian IL Other 5 Minutes Huge, black cube shaped object floating in the night sky. 4/27/04
5/8/98 21:40 Deerfield Beach FL Light Approx. 5-10 minutes Strange lights sighted over Deerfield Beach, Florida May 8, 1998 at 9:40 PM for 5-10 minutes. 1/10/09
5/8/98 21:40 Pompano Beach FL Triangle 15 min. At night looked like rocket with bright tail launched 200 miles north near NASA but in 7 minutes it was above us. Front nose with brig 1/28/99
5/8/98 19:15 New York City (Bronx) NY Triangle 10 min.? I was waiting for the Bx32 bus with my wife; I looked up at the sky and saw two small triangular-shaped craft flying two-three hundred 6/18/98
5/6/98 23:30 Manito (2 miles north of) IL Triangle 1:30 2 unknown flying objects moving, far too complex for a plane. There is no area around where missles would be launched 8/5/01
5/6/98 20:00 Colorado Springs CO Other 30 seconds Big eyes. 7/14/17
5/6/98 13:30 Auburn WA Sphere 12 minutes Heard airplane, looked up and saw silver sphere. 1/28/99
5/4/98 20:55 Windsor (Canada) ON Fireball 15 secs The 2 crafts circled,crossed each other, then dissapered 12/2/00
5/4/98 06:00 Moultrie GA Changing 45 mins. It changed shapes slowly and was spinning slowly and it was creepy. 1/28/99
5/4/98 00:45 Memphis TN Unknown 1 minute Between 4-6 dim, orange lights, traveling NNW-SSE. Straight line travel, no noise. 1/28/99
5/4/98 00:00 San Diego CA Disk 11:00 red and blue strobe lights circling the ufo 9/9/04
5/3/98 21:00 Las Vegas NV Triangle 3 min Large dark triangle hovers, then moves off silently 8/7/07
5/2/98 22:45 Portland OR Triangle 3 seconds It was triangular in shape, but hard to describe, because of so many different angles. 1/28/99
5/2/98 20:30 Cheyenne WY Unknown 2min The object moved n northwest roughly following a passanger jet it was lower than the jet it made no sound had no lights it seemed to re 1/28/99
5/2/98 06:00 Los Angeles CA Triangle ~20sec Two objects aproached over the horizon when I was going out for the paper. They looked like two helocopters at first, but as they apr 1/28/99
5/2/98 01:00 Fort Smith AR Disk quick It flew above us, shined its lights upon us. I don't remember what happened next. I woke up about 15 minutes later, I think. We were 1/28/99
5/1/98 22:00 Gwinn MI Triangle 1 minute Triangle UFO Sighting Near Gwinn, MI. 5/29/11
5/1/98 21:00 Lufkin TX Light 3 to 5 minutes This object exucuted manuvers that no man made object could at speeds exceeding any winged craft. 11/16/02
5/1/98 18:30 New York City (Manhattan) NY Triangle 5 - 10 minutes Strangely moving craft, zigzagging in the distance that turned out to be a huge triangle with lots of lights when it flew overhead.. 1/22/04
5/1/98 16:00 Cordele GA Diamond 1 minute riding down the road saw a diamond shaped metel looking object, so we followed it, and this is what happened 3/16/00
5/1/98 02:00 San Diego CA Light 10 minutes Unknown source of very intence light, with intence feelings of malevolence directed at victim. 3/19/02
5/1/98 00:00 Hardin KY Triangle about 30 seconds We saw a triangle being followed by a helicopter! 2/27/00
5/1/98 00:00 Rural ("middle of nowhere") NV Formation 5 hours Sighting over Nevada in 1998 9/2/05