NUFORC Sighting 22603

Occurred: 2002-04-17 21:45 Local
Reported: 2002-04-22 14:26 Pacific
Duration: 20 minutes
No of observers: 2

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA

Shape: Unknown
Characteristics: Lights on object

Seven UFOs spotted on a beautifully clear south Texas night over San Antonio

Around 9:30 to 9:50 p.m. CST in the 90% clear south Texas skies over San Antonio I spotted a total of 7 -- yes, SEVEN! -- separate flying objects, five of which had steadily flashing lights. The objects were moving far too quickly to be airplanes. I saw the first object moving by itself very quickly toward my direction and then it veered off in a northerly direction. A few minutes later I spotted two more objects of exactly the same quality and size moving very quickly but always remaining the same distance apart. I called my roommate outside so I'd have at least one other witness. He and I both watched the two objects quite clearly for about 45 seconds. He went back inside when the objects disappeared behind one of the few clouds in an otherwise unusually clear night sky. The strange thing about these two objects was that they never re-appeared on the other side of the cloud as a satellite or airplane would have had to do (at their rate of speed, we figure it should have taken them no more than 10 or 15 seconds to re-appear). I later spoke with one of the local TV weathermen who had mentioned on his weathercast the next night that he had seen these same two flying objects. He told me that he and his son also had seen them disappear behind that single cloud and never emerge on the other side! These were the only two of the total seven objects I eventually saw that did not appear to emit flashing light.

Finally, to my amazement, several minutes later I spotted FOUR MORE of the lights (craft?) traveling in a different part of the sky and going in a totally different direction from objects 1 and objects 2 and 3. These four "flew" from south to north and the four of them maintained strict relative position to each other but were not flying in a straight-line pattern. All four had regularly flashing lights.

This is the first time in my life I've seen anything remotely like this. The objects made no sound, had no red lights as are typically found on airplanes, and they travelled at what must have been very high speeds, though they did not "dart" around, nor were there any "gaps" in their flight patterns. Most exciting thing I've witnessed in years. I'd love to know if anyone else saw them!

Posted 2002-04-25

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