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UFO Report Index For 05/1973

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
5/23/73 00:00PeoriaILUSAOval5 minutesSaw a U.F.O. over backyard at very close proximity to house located across from airport. Saw first hand object and passengers inside.1/17/04
5/22/73 23:00Atlantic Ocean (USCG Cutter "Spencer")UFO sighting aboard Coast Guard Cutter Spencer8/24/10
5/21/73 20:00HuntsvilleALUSACylinder45I and two other friends in May of 73 when we were in the military watched two C134'S and a jet aircraft force a saucer shaped vehicle t3/21/03
5/19/73 20:10Huntsville (Redstone Arsenal)ALUSADisk45 minutesWe were in the U.S. Army at the time and 18 years old.The night before we watched the Skylab as was reported on the radio to do a flyby6/18/04
5/15/73 22:00ChugiakAKUSARectangleseveral minutesBlack oblong boxes, connected by what looked like a hose, silently floating at tree top level with no lights about the size of big rigs9/4/03
5/15/73 01:30TacomaWAUSASphere1 to 2 minNo noise and hovering Close to Air Base4/16/05
5/14/73 20:00MadisonALUSADisk1 hourThis is a definate government cover-up5/12/09
5/14/73 16:00San Luis ObispoCAUSAUnknown5 minutesIt made a 90 degree turn at a high rate of speed, and disappeared through the atmosphere.10/15/02
5/5/73 03:00HamptonARUSAFireball30 secondsIt was a orange ball several thousand feet in the sky.12/12/09
5/1/73 20:00Texas CityTXUSADisk2 1/2 hoursBright Burning Light Half Oval Object and 2 1/2 hours of lost time Sighting in Texas City, Texas May 1973 500 Lights On Object0: Yes12/12/09
5/1/73 20:00RockvilleMDUSAOther2MIN`SMY WIFE AND I WERE TO PICK UP MY MOTHER AT WORK IT WAS ON MARYLAND AVE.THAT WE SAW THE FIRST ONE IT WAS REALY BIG LIKE AN AIR PLANE I 77/11/00
5/1/73 14:00BrownfieldTXUSALight90 minSilent ,bright hovering light, seemed to be teasing us, for miles of desolate highway.10/31/08
5/1/73 09:00GaithersburgMDUSADisk3-4 minutesDisk-shaped object with sequentially-flashing green lights around the perimeter -- 5/73 -- flying low.12/16/05