Occurred: 1974-08-08 03:00:00 Local
Location: East Haven, CT, USA
Shape: Light
Duration: 1 minute
No of observers: 2
Reported: 2004-03-04 12:24:30 Pacific
Posted: 2004-03-09 00:00:00
Characteristics: Lights on object

Police officers observe UFO 2 nights consecutively in August of 1974

Per MUFON CT, A police officer of 35 years experience relates that in 1974, August, the midnight shift. 3 am , Officer A. M., and officer T.D. saw a brilliantly bright flying object which zigzagged west to east, in East Haven area. They were on the National Guard rifle range and New Haven Water Company (now known as the Lake Saltonstall, Regional Water Authority) property. The lake is over 100’ deep, and there is a ridge which is on the property and runs parallel to I-95 for several miles with reservoir (Saltonstall) on other side. The two officers observed the object for about 1 minute lost site because of its movement over the aforementioned ridgeline. After it left, the birds began to chirp, dogs to howl.

2nd night: 5-6+ people, and one officer saw the bright light again, this time flying very low over them, appearing at approximately the same time. Then on the 3rd night, word had gotten out and lots of people were camped out around the rifle range area waiting to see, but it was to no avail.


Date is approximate. PD

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