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UFO Report Index For 08/1979

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
8/30/79 02:00France (rural; northern )FranceOther5 minutesI am reporting this on behalf of my father, who was a 23 year old teacher at the time. Driving back through rural Northern France to9/30/13
8/28/79 02:45ChicagoILUSAChanging30 - 45 secondsRadioacive Neon Bats ?11/26/03
8/25/79 22:00North PlatteNEUSAOther12 secondsStar gazing with a friend during meteror event we watch the stars. The background of the sky was midnight blue. Nearly 10:30 pm the b9/2/05
8/25/79 22:00Stone MountainGAUSATriangle20 minutesWhile traveling along a country road one night from Snellville to Stone Mountain, we saw an aircraft slowly moving toward us. My husba6/23/99
8/25/79 12:36Cass CityMIUSADisk5minutesIt happened out in the middle of nowhere and it lasted only five minutes.12/20/00
8/23/79 22:30Leeds, West Yorks (UK/England)United KingdomDisk15 second sHBCCUFO CANADIAN REPORT: My wife and I have seen two flying saucers.5/4/04
8/22/79 21:00Lake Wateree (on)SCUSALight40 MinsOn a midweek night in late August 1979, I, my oldest son Eric, his friend who was home on leave from the Army and Mr. Lee Grant, owner4/16/05
8/20/79 21:00PhoenixAZUSADisk5 minutesMother and two children recall ufo experience5/15/06
8/20/79 19:00DekalbILUSAFireball15 minutesFiresball hovering over cornfeild,,looks like red/orande with molten dribble..goes back & forth across field and then rises and novas3/16/01
8/19/79 22:50Clay CityKYUSASphere1 minuteHovering sphere with flashing lights seen over a farm in Powell County, Kentucky.10/8/07
8/17/79 21:37Painesville (Township)OHUSATriangle9:37 to 10:05 pmATTN: This is for Peter Davenport 12/2/00
8/17/79 20:30PhoenixAZUSASphere2 minutes20+ ft diameter clear crystalline sphere traveling slowly and silently a few hundred ft above and parallel to ground6/20/14
8/15/79 23:00GaithersburgMDUSACircle1-2 minutessilver gold disc flew over Montgomery County Fairgrounds left to right, did a 90 degree upwards and disappeared8/5/09
8/15/79 22:10Beach Haven Terrace (Long Beach Island)NJUSAFireball4-5 secondsFireball flying parellel with the horizen,then exacuting a 90 deg. turn over the horizen. The setting; approx. 10:10pm on Long Beach3/7/98
8/15/79 22:00WenatcheeWAUSATriangle7-8 secondsHuge silver ship passed slowly overhead, silently heading for impact with a mountain. It simply vanished.1/10/09
8/15/79 21:00Iwakuni (Japan)JapanLight5-10 minutesSingle strange light travels at great and varying speeds, making sharp turns and disappears into the moon.10/31/03
8/15/79 20:15TarboroNCUSATriangle~10 minutesTriangle craft seen in Eastern North Carolina.8/23/19
8/15/79 18:00West New YorkNJUSADisk2-7 minutesAugust 1979, sighting in broad daylight over the Hudson river, near New Jersy.3/19/09
8/15/79 17:00CampbellsvilleKYUSAOval1 minute08/15/79 Campbellsville Ky oval shaped 1 min. oval shaped ship moving slow in the sky 10/02/0510/11/05
8/15/79 01:30BistolvilleOHUSATriangle10secondsA Friend and I were looking out a window when a triangle shaped object flew over very slow, it was only about 20 feet above the tree to2/14/06
8/15/79 01:00Mammoth LakesCAUSACircle10 secondsI saw a rolling ball of fire in the sky 500 ft off the deck traveling at 80-100 mph.7/4/12
8/15/79 00:00La HabraCAUSAOval30:00minOVAL ORANGE AND GREEN UFO OVER LA,HABRA CA. 906318/7/07
8/14/79 01:30Lee Vining (north of)CAUSADisk2.minlarge saucer11/20/01
8/10/79 21:45New LondonsWIUSATriangle5 minutesdark, triangular object gliding low over neighborhood.6/6/00
8/10/79 21:00Tinley ParkILUSALightmomentsI wondered what idiot helicopter pilot was hovering so dangerously close above me4/16/05
8/8/79 21:00Campinas (Brazil)BrazilTriangle40 minit was o tringle. it came from the horizon. first I thought it was an airplane because the light looks like a plane and because there i8/24/10
8/1/79 22:00Springfield/LongmeadowMAUSARectangle2-3 minutes" it ran through colors like I have never seen"12/23/02
8/1/79 22:00OmahaNEUSATriangle2 minutesMultiple triangle-shaped, silver objects in night sky.11/21/10
8/1/79 21:00Little FallsNYUSAFireball1 secondFireball at high altitude, at night12/23/02
8/1/79 19:00North Miami BeachFLUSAOther1-2 minobject blocks night sky above5/12/09
8/1/79 16:20Fort Frances (Canada)ONCanadaOther3-5minmetallic, silent cylinders dropped silently and moved off11/20/02
8/1/79 16:00Manchester (UK/England)United KingdomCircle2 minuitesat the speeds this craft moved it would take a few minutes to cross the atlantic and travel from the uk to usa3/19/09
8/1/79 00:00Fort ValleyGAUSASphere10 minutesWhite ball of multicolored lights left 2 foot circle burned in grass7/5/05
8/1/79Twenty Nine PalmsCAUSA Man repts. past sighting in CA while on guard duty in USMC. Told by senior officer "to keep his mouth shut."8/5/01