National UFO ReportingCenter
UFO Report Index For 08/1988


Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
8/30/88 06:00Las VegasNVUSAUnknown90-120 secondsClose encounter at home12/12/11
8/27/88 20:30Zadar (Croatia)CroatiaFireballfew minutesIt was a summer evninig. I was taking a walk near the sea. I saw two fire balls in the sky. They were very big. They were flying and ju7/30/02
8/21/88 20:00Neb.-Mo. Line (near , I-29 southbound)MOUSAFireballless than 60 seconds5 fireballs flying in formation6/21/00
8/20/88 23:00FarmingtonNMUSAUnknown8 minutesSlow moving yellow/orange colored lights above Crouch Mesa12/7/06
8/20/88 22:00New York City (Bronx)NYUSASpheresphere shaped object with rainbow colors surrounding it.8/5/01
8/20/88 19:30ClaytonNCUSASphere2 MinutesSphere shaped object about the size of a water tower, spinning rapidly.6/20/05
8/20/88 04:00PortervilleCAUSAUnknownone weeklost time9/2/05
8/20/88 00:00SplendoraTXUSASphere30 minsmy friend and i witnessed a reddish-orange sphere in the sky. it disappeared and a few minutes later the light went over with helicopt8/30/99
8/18/88 14:45HarveyMIUSAOther3 minutesVery large dual disk saucer ,counter rotating hovering and finally submerging into lake superior about 1/2 mile offshore.10/30/12
8/17/88 22:15Algonquin Park (Canada)ONCanadaUnknown3 minutes6 objects that appeared to break off or seperate from eachother in a swirling clockwise fashion12/2/00
8/16/88 23:20Dudley (UK/England)United KingdomTriangle5 minsTriangular craft flies very low over Dudley UK7/16/06
8/15/88 23:00BuchananNYUSACircle1 minuteUFO over nuclear reactor- 14 helicopters around it11/26/03
8/15/88 23:00Rosemere (Canada)QCCanadaDiamond3 hoursCharbonneau Park, Rosemere, PQ. Diamond shaped object hovered directly over Milles Illes River to the right of me.5/15/06
8/15/88 22:30West Milford (Upper Greenwood Lake)NJUSALight7 minTwo white orbs of light flew into the sky, stopped for a few minutes, then flew away in a very quick hyper speed together.4/13/10
8/15/88 22:00SeabrookNHUSATriangle4 min6 lighted triangles floating independently in a line moving slowly5/29/12
8/15/88 22:00CeresCAUSATriangle15 minutesFive small triangular craft hovering then moving slowly above Ceres, CA.3/18/14
8/15/88 22:00AzucenaLAUSADiamond15-20 minutesHuge ship, with colored lights placed in this diamond-shaped pattern on its underside, one light protruding from the center1/22/04
8/15/88 22:00SutcliffNVUSAUnknown10 minSeemingly impossible reverse10/30/06
8/15/88 21:30MendhamNJUSAFireball30 secondsI saw an orange fireball pass through the woods and cross the road ahead of me3/18/14
8/15/88 21:00HighlandsNCUSARectangle4,5 min.we were driving down the main st. of was huge! drifting over a building at one end of town the lights in town dimmed then went 8/30/99
8/15/88 20:00Kingston (north of) (Canada)ONCanadaOval3 hoursMulti-coloured large UFO seen low on horizon, Ontario, 19888/21/11
8/15/88 14:00Walker Valley(Pine Bush)NYUSA1 hourStrange creatures in the woods near UFO hot spots5/11/05
8/15/88 01:00St. CharlesMOUSAOval2 minutesI saw a small, oval shaped craft in St. Charles, Missouri during the summer of 1988.1/29/02
8/15/88 00:00UnionSCUSADisk5 minutesSaucer like craft followed me home from work and hovered over our home while my wife and I watched..2/14/08
8/14/88 23:00Ottawa (west of) (Canada)ONCanadaSphere5 hoursProcession of very large, multi-coloured craft.8/5/12
8/14/88 20:00MumfordNYUSAOval3-4 minutesSaw neon orange oval craft hovering 3 to 4 ft above road.6/25/20
8/14/88 00:14Falun (Sweden)SwedenOval15 minutesBright, disc-shaped glowing noiseless object making u turn and disappering slowly upwards leaving smoke or fog under it.3/18/16
8/13/88 02:00MethuenMAUSAUnknown2 minutesThe siting is old, but worth reporting. Much evidence of all types.5/8/14
8/12/88 20:00Montreal (Canada)QCCanadaTriangle2-3 minutesBright metallic triangular or pyramidal object moving at great speed while it changed direction and altitude, apparently very high.4/23/21
8/12/88 19:00UnionSCUSADisk10 minutesA round circular craft with bright lights followed me home and hovered over my front lawn.12/3/04
8/10/88 22:30JohnstownPAUSATriangle120 secondsIt was a clear night with a bright moon. I was a passenger in a car with a friend of mine driving. As we drove along, I noticed somet12/2/00
8/10/88 16:08JamesvilleNYUSALight30 secondsI was scared by an errie encounter with a blue light that entered my bedroom through the window at night.6/4/04
8/10/88 15:00Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)ChinaCircle5 minutesone shining spiral moves fast from southwest to southeast, view from suzhou, jangsu, China, 5 minutes5/15/06
8/10/88 06:00WhitmireSCUSAOther15 min +The UFO I saw was on the FOX network!1/17/04
8/10/88 00:05DenverCOUSAOther10 mins or soBrillant bright lights from the sky8/5/01
8/8/88 23:00BentonMEUSASphere1 to 2 minutesReflective spherical object on or above my car going with the flow and then took off with now noise and no lights.8/12/01
8/8/88 22:00PlymouthOHUSATriangle15 minsWhile driving on ST. RT. 61 between Shelby and Plymouth I spotted a huge triangle shaped object.6/3/10
8/8/88 18:00ShobonierILUSAOther2secondsi was around 6 or 8 i lookede out of the van and there it was , i told my parents but they didnt believe me so i never talked about it10/30/06
8/8/88 01:30AmityPAUSAUnknown4 minutesBeam of light with no sound; no indication of light source; eerie radio broadcast afterward.8/10/18
8/8/88 00:00Tashkent (Uzbekistan)UzbekistanOval5 secondsWhen I was lying on the bed in our yard of our house, it was nearly midnight, and I was slightly going to sleep. I don`t know suddenly,2/22/05
8/7/88 15:30Basking Ridge (near)NJUSAChevron30 secondsDaylight NJ i78 large chevron shaped craft 50 plus eye witnesses4/22/03
8/6/88 03:55HaddamCTUSASphere1 hourA very large circular objects about the size of two football fields stood above the ground for about an hour it was glowing green and j8/27/15
8/5/88 23:00PosenMIUSAFireball23:00Warm summer clear night. My grandmother saw them first and asked what are thoughs Lights in the sky? I said what lights there is no lig4/8/02
8/2/88 20:00ClintonMSUSACircle5 minutesA colorful ring of lights hovering over someones house, then it moved away making no sound over the trees...11/8/03
8/1/88 23:00HolbrookNYUSACircle5 minutesWe saw circular object w/ multi-colored lights fading from one set to another floating west-east after dropping down from sky.7/16/06
8/1/88 22:00DanburyCTUSACircle45 minutesI threw rocks at a UFO for about a half an hour10/31/08
8/1/88 21:00Nominingue (Canada)QCCanadaCircle15 secondsLuminous circle raising slowly, then exploding.7/10/15
8/1/88 20:00WhittierCAUSAOval5 minuteUFO sighting one summer night back in the late 1980's.4/17/15
8/1/88 19:15HowardWIUSAOval2 minutesAt that time, I looked up and we both said it is a flying saucer or a UFO.3/13/15
8/1/88 19:00SacramentoCAUSADiskten minutesSacramento Calif. August 1988 in the evening craft shining bright light on Arden Park2/14/06
8/1/88 15:00Old BethpageNYUSAOval2 minutesMass Sighting over Long Island; 50 thousand calls to 911.1/5/16
8/1/88 13:30West New YorkNJUSASphere30 secondsTwo perfectly round, silver spheres fly over NYC and Hudson County in a westerly direction...9/24/03
8/1/88 11:00BastropTXUSASphere1 minuteThe sphere moved in an absolute straight line just above the tree line.7/16/03
8/1/88 05:30TecateCAUSALight10 minutesI am a retired U.S. Border Patrol supervisor, having spent 37 years in the Border Patrol and INS. I was a patrol agent in charge on bo10/31/03
8/1/88 02:00North HamptonNHUSARectangle2-5 minutesIt was just above the tree line near the my street entrance. It had three large windows and a figure in the center window.8/7/11
8/1/88 01:30Rachel (Highway 318)NVUSADisk10 minutes or lessRed Craft, Highway 318, possibly Nye Conty, NV 1am August 1988, traveling at a high rate of speed smoothly.2/12/04