Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Duration: three minuets
No of observers: 2
Reported: 2008-10-31 12:57:08 Pacific
Posted: 2009-01-10 00:00:00
Characteristics: Lights on object, Aura or haze around object
Bright light takes off into the skys over Scottsdale, AZ in 1987
My brother and I were on the way to go bass-fishing early in the morning to Bartlett Lake. Just outside Scottsdale, AZ we seen a light, VERY BRIGHT, behind a desert mountain, and it lit up the background of the mountain so bright it lit up the entire area. We both said, Holly ****, and tried to say that is MUST be just a helicopter taking off behind the mountain, and there MUST be an airport there, so we hit the odometer on the truck and continued to drive slowly down the road. The light started to get brighter, and brighter, and in an INSTANT the light (WHITE IN COLOR) shot straight up into the sky, and defied all laws of gravity as it streaked across the sky as fast as a shooting star, but it went UP, and after a ways, then turned right (horizontal). My brother and I couldn't believe our eyes? We did continue on the the lake. (Bartlett Lake, AZ), near Horseshoe Lake, and fished the morning and afternoon. On the way home we decided to stop and get out where we set the odometer, and we were still MILES FROM TOWN! As we noticed in the daylight the mountain that was lit up earlier that morning could be seen as we drove back to Scottsdale. There was NO AIRPORT, and there was NO Buildings, or houses for MILES. We decided NOT to tell anyone as we feared we would be called CRAZY or that we MADE IT UP? I only now tell this to whoever reads this, so maybe SOMEONE ELSE seen the same thing back then? Maybe this happened and was REPORTED BACK THEN? The date is approximate, as years have gone by, but I am sure it was the spring time, and I am SURE of the time in the morning! We never saw a SHAPE of a craft, but the size of light was beyond belief! We both had been in helicopters and airplanes, and had seen them in the air at night MANY TIMES BEFORE? This was something else? I hope this may be confirmed by other witnesses? We would like to KNOW if what we saw was truly a UFO? We both know it was NOT FROM THIS EARTH? Thank you for listening. OH, it made NO SOUND.
Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD
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