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UFO Report Index For 05/1978

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
5/29/78 20:00PhiladelphiaPAUSAFireball15 secondsBall of fire streaks eastward over Phila., lands in Atlantic Ocean one mile from Resorts Intl.. ((NUFORC Note: Meteor?? PD))2/14/08
5/27/78 20:00Pine BushNYUSAOther7 secondsThere was a very large object with bright yellow lights going across, it was moving slowly for about 7 seconds, then vanished.7/31/21
5/24/78 01:30Paramus (Route 4, eastbound lane)NJUSACigar7 to 10 minutesI don't remember the exact date It happened. In 1978 when i was driving home to new york state. I was driving home on route 4 west when2/16/99
5/20/78 17:00Atlantic Ocean/Caribbean seaUnknown4-5 minsSupersonic clouds3/28/04
5/15/78 23:00Fort YatesNDUSAOvalmultipleOne day we will meet.5/15/20
5/15/78 22:30Oklahoma CityOKUSADisk45 minutesQuiet, steel, flying saucer shaped vehicle flew to me and friend. It came from North. Flew South to us. But di9/6/19
5/15/78 21:00KyleSDUSACigarunknownIt was quiet, and very colorful, the most brilliant lights i have ever seen.4/7/17
5/15/78 00:00CovingtonWAUSADisk2 minutesDisk-shaped saucer seen over Covinton, WA, 197812/21/15
5/10/78 21:00TempleTXUSAUnknown5-10 minutesIt was eerie! no sound! There was something there absolutely! With light’s on it!1/19/21
5/10/78 20:30San DiegoCAUSAChanging25 minutesUFO hovering behind our backyard, the night of May 10,19788/5/01
5/10/78 20:30SandwichMAUSATriangle5 MinutesIrregularly-shaped large elongated triangle with blue after-glow seen soundlessly moving over Cape Cod.10/30/06
5/7/78 21:50Grand PrairieTXUSATriangle1 minute1978 Ufo Grand Prairie Century 4 drive In.3/8/07
5/6/78 21:00BarringtonILUSATriangle10 minutesVery large triangular humming (pulsing) craft with several lights moving slowly5/13/12
5/6/78 00:00Fort WorthTXUSALight20:00UFO manuevering over an uninterested Carswell Air Force Base10/31/03
5/5/78 15:00TeaneckNJUSAOther15 minutesFlying Orange Spider/Octopus looking creature spotted in New Jersey 197812/1/19
5/5/78 13:00PasadenaCAUSACigarseveral minutesI submitted the following to a French UMMO site isn1997. For years I have been trying to track down a craft's symbol my 4 yr. ol10/31/03
5/5/78 06:30GardnerMAUSAOval3/4 minutesAt the time I was six years old. It was light outside and I looked out our bay window and almost at eye level, I noticed what at first10/7/03
5/2/78 21:00Midway/MarionKYUSAOther15 minMy friend and I seen this square ufo at my fluorspar mine, it was about 40+40+40ft. it did not have any lights on it, my lights reflect4/22/03
5/1/78 18:00Big Bear LakeCAUSADisk5 minutesDisk / cigar object hovering east of Big Bear Lake, CA8/5/01
5/1/78 00:30Clarence CenterNYUSAEgg3-5 minA brief up close interaction with a massive UFO.8/16/21
5/1/78 00:00WrightstownPAUSALight15 minutesI was contacted years ago by NICAP about a news story that was written about my experience in Bucks County Pennsylvania in either 19786/4/04