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UFO Report Index For 11/1996

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
11/30/96 21:15KirklandWAUSA10 min.Mother, son, grandmother witness peculiar lights in S sky. White, blue, then red. Moves across sky, slows, stops, then STREAKS off.11/2/99
11/30/96 19:15Vashon IslandWAUSA1 sec.2x young boys see 2x streaks of white light, "as wide as my thumb at arm's length," STREAK across 160 deg. of sky in 1 sec.11/2/99
11/30/96 17:12SalidaCOUSA2 sec.Aerospace engin. sees very bright, metallic-silver obj. streak across sky from NE to SW. Horiz. to hor., 2 sec.. Flames released.11/2/99
11/30/96 23:00Amarillo (east of)TXUSAFireballFlash of light seen on 11/30/15, east of Amarillo.12/10/15
11/30/96 22:00SedonaAZUSALight10-15 minutesThree round bright lights in triangle formation near Northern Slopes Foothills North.3/2/04
11/30/96 21:00ShreveportLAUSAUnknown30 SECONDSIT WAS DARK I WAS DRIVING AND IT LOOKED LIKE A PLANE WITH A SMALLER OBJECT FLYING RIGHT UP TO IT AND ROTATING AROUND IT.1/22/00
11/30/96 07:00La JoyaTXUSADiskfew minutesSouth Texas migrant worker sees "flying disk" while deer hunting.9/21/00
11/30/96 03:00OutlookWAUSALight3x 3-sec.intervals1996 Nov. or Dec. coming in from a bad ice storm and snow. The Valley lit into day three times for about three seconds each time.. I 8/30/99
11/29/96 19:05Los AngelesCAUSA25 sec.3x youth playing baseball see "polygon, or square shaped" object in night sky. Strobed blue, changed color. (No written report.)11/2/99
11/29/96 21:45SedonaAZUSALight5 minutesOrange Blazing Light over Rim of Mountain Northeast of Long Canyon.3/2/04
11/28/96 22:30WheelersburgOHUSALight25 secondsA pair of stars begin to circle each other....shoot off...then return to their original positions....9/12/03
11/28/96 21:00BellevueWAUSA3 sec.A young man repts. seeing a "star" in the N sky move horizontally, and then suddenly drop vertically very fast. Very prominent.11/2/99
11/27/96 19:30SeattleWAUSA5 sec.Woman reports witnessing a distinctly green flash of light, followed by a second identical flash. Very strange in appearance.11/2/99
11/27/96 20:00MillingtonTNUSAChevron2 minseethrought cheveron shape that made no noise9/17/00
11/27/96Graham CountyNCUSAPolice report--Possible twinkling star.2/8/05
11/26/96 20:25PoteauOKUSATriangleA Very Large Triangle Shaped vessel with amber light all around and the shell looked kinda burnt.2/14/06
11/26/96 09:00BloomsburgPAUSATeardrop2 minutesBlack balloon shaped object on thanksgiving day 1996 in Central PA5/15/06
11/26/96 03:20Daytona BeachFLUSADisk1minutemiles to the east we saw 5 discs in a semi arc. they were the size of a dinner plate. color that of a lighter flame, yellow. the clouds11/20/02
11/25/96 23:15Alice Springs (NT, Australia)AustraliaAust. Hotline: Callers report 4x " intensely bright orange fireball lights" heading W. 10x photos. Police witness, submit report.11/2/99
11/25/96 22:30Canberra (Australia)AustraliaAust. Hotline: A number of intense orange fireball lights travelling fast over Canberra. Go E to W, then turn to NW.11/2/99
11/25/96 20:00MontereyCAUSA4 min.Man returns to site of previous sighting 26OC96. Sees 3x cyl.-shaped objs.in triangular formation, streak overhead; then 8x more.11/2/99
11/25/96 17:25Perth (Western Australia)AustraliaAust. Hotline: Callers rept. a "large, bright cigar-shaped" obj. travelling from N to S. Length: 1" at arm's length; 20+ miles dist.11/2/99
11/25/96 01:25Adelaide (South Australia)AustraliaAust. Hotline: Callers rept. several "soft white balls of light" heading E, then turn W, then speed off to N.11/2/99
11/25/96 22:15Arnolds ParkIAUSATriangle30 secondsTriangular Shaped Object Hovering Over Frozen Lower Gar Lake No More Than 1500ft (Aprox 1/4 Mile Away) From Bridge I Was Standing On. 11/17/99
11/24/96 19:30BismarckNDUSA60 sec.Nat. Weather Serv. meteorologist repts. peculiar, round, orange obj. in S sky. "Like orange of space shuttle exhaust." Not star.11/2/99
11/24/96 18:07BismarckNDUSALight60 sec.Nat. Weather Serv. empl. sees a small, circular, distinctly flame-orange obj. in the S sky. Brighter & larger than brightest star.11/2/99
11/24/96 04:50PowayCAUSA30 min.Couple sees "a bunch of bright lights, flashing" in the night sky. "It looks like a walnut." Cluster reptd. to move across the sky.8/5/01
11/24/96 21:00MiamiFLUSALight2 minA light the size of an average star was spotted traveling at grater spped than commmercial aircraft at a high altitude.3/7/98
11/23/96 21:40KingsvilleOHUSA18 min.Woman & daughter witness 3 lights circling in sky above car; follow car for several miles. Suddenly wink out. (Advertising lights??)11/2/99
11/23/96 20:45StocktonCAUSA30 min.Woman, daughter,3x other cars witness LARGE, spherical obj. rotating in night sky. 100x BRIGHT lights. Changed rotation dir.11/2/99
11/23/96 19:30French CampCAUSA5 min.Fem. empl. of sheriff's off. on way to work sees large, round obj. w/ bright lights rotating, moving in W sky. Very prominant, strange.11/2/99
11/23/96 02:15Stamping GroundKYUSATriangle8 minutesGiant black triangle hovers over me and my car while parked on Union Ridge in northern Franklin Co. Kentucky...3/21/03
11/20/96 22:30North PortFLUSA8 min.Man & wife witness large white light in distance. Grows larger, descends, passes directly overhead. Big disc. Dog, cats VERY upset.11/2/99
11/20/96 21:30Parma (??)OHUSACircle10MIN.I WENT OUTSIDE TO TAKE OUT THE GARBAGE DURING THE INDIANDS PLAYOFF GAME I WENT TO THE BACK YARD LOOKED UP AT THE TOWER AND SAW A LIGHT.10/19/99
11/20/96 19:00Wirral (Liverpool) (UK/England)United KingdomTriangle5 minutesthree lights in formation.2/18/01
11/20/96 08:00Surfside (on the beach)TXUSADiamondseemedlike 3hoursIt appeared above me app. 200 ft. with 3 lights; {leftlight, red} {right light,green} {middle light, bright white.} The middle light bl1/28/99
11/20/96 00:00WilmingtonNCUSADiamond4 MINUTESCOMING HOME ONE NITE WE SAW A DIAMOND SHAPE OBJECT APPEAR FROM NOWHERE AND IT HOVERED FOR A FEW MINUTES AND THEN DISAPPEARED.1/7/00
11/20/96Los AngelesCAUSAAirline pilot reports peculiar object near Gorman VOR in California.5/28/05
11/19/96 23:05MiddlevilleMIUSA3 sec.Woman sees bright "fluorescent glowing green" obj. streak across the sky in dir. of airport. Size: 1" at arm's length; round. BRIGHT.11/2/99
11/17/96 02:30ArcadiaCAUSA3 sec.2x young men see large triangular obj. w/ lights on corners. Dips, rises, several times, then STREAKS to W. Had "shimmering effect."11/2/99
11/17/96 21:00Las VegasNVUSALight1 to 2 sec.Saw a stationary "star" all of a sudden zip to the west, across the southwest sky.1/28/99
11/17/96 04:30Big FlatsNYUSAWoman relays that man & son had witnessed a dramatic reddish-yellow light in the night sky.11/2/99
11/17/96GrandviewMOUSAMultiple residents see 2x large triangles w/ lights & fireball behind it fly over, call 911. Police choppers respond; neg.. Loud. TV.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:23MansfieldPAUSAFireball5 sec.Man saw orange fireball pass across the sky at very high speed from E to W. Approx. 1/4-1/2 dia. of moon. Very fast, bright.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:20Watkins GlenNYUSA3 sec.Six teenagers on hill witness a BRIGHT ball of fire w/ a green/yellow trail streak across the sky. Covered 110 degrees in 3 seconds.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:15GreenwichCTUSA8/5/01
11/16/96 23:15FrostburgMDUSA5 sec.Man sees a bright yellow, round ball of light w/ green tail stretching from hor. to hor. go slowly from NE to SE in W sky. Clear sky.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:14GreenwichCTUSA7 sec.2x men see VERY bright yellow/orange ball of light STREAK across sky E to W parallel to horizon. Not a/c or meteor they thought.8/5/01
11/16/96 23:13ReadingPAUSA5 sec.Man sees VERY BRIGHT orange/red, distinctly round fireball STREAK across sky parallel to horiz. Long tail! Not meteor, he thought.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10New York CityNYUSANews media rept. Pakistani & TWA airliners departing JFKennedy airport witness very bizarre, fast obj. in their proximity.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10FrostburgMDUSAMan (anonymous) repts. that his brother had seen a strange light streak from N to S. "Scared the daylights out of him." (No facts.)11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10OdessaNYUSA30 sec.Husband & wife witness a large ball of light w/ a long green trail streak across sky. Very dramatic sighting.11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10JacksonvilleFLUSAJacksonville FAA relays rept. from 2 airliners: both at 41' k. see two objs. in large cloud of blue light streak by them. NOT meteors.8/5/01
11/16/96 22:15Lake CityWAUSA45 sec.Young man sees disc-shaped obj. w/ "double dome--top and bottom, w/ red light around middle" do wild gyrations in N sky. Streaked.11/2/99
11/16/96 22:00RiversideNJUSA30 min.Woman & daughter see V-shaped obj. w/ red/blue/green lights streak across sky, stop dead, hover. Many neighbors witness object.11/2/99
11/16/96 22:00BandyNYUSA4 sec.Young man sees very prominant white light streak from E to W in southern sky. BRIGHT white light, and VERY fast. Short trail.11/2/99
11/16/96 21:30Silver SpringMDUSATriangle45 secondsTriangular Craft Flies Through Boyfirend's Neighborhood.6/3/03
11/16/96 21:30CantonPAUSALight1 minuteThe blue lights zigzagged very rapidly across the sky and would come to a dead stop and then do it again.3/6/01
11/16/96 16:30Las VegasNVUSALight1 hournumber of strange lights seen in NV test site Area 51 months before phoenix sighting1/22/04
11/16/96Gorman VOR (inflight)CAUSAAirline pilot reports peculiar object near Gorman VOR in California.3/1/04
11/15/96 20:30BlossburgPAUSA30 sec.Sen.mil.(ret.) sees large, rnd, bright "ball of orange light" ahead,in formation w/ comm. a/c pass overhead! NOT meteor.Exclnt rept.!11/2/99
11/15/96 22:30Albuquerque (Manzano Mountains)NMUSASphere30 minutesA bright purple sphere Hoovers then uses some type of warp drive to dissappear.9/9/13
11/15/96 22:30Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire (UK/England)United KingdomTriangleSECONDSMANY BLACK TRIANGLE SIGHTINGS NOV 1996 AND FLASHES OF BRIGHT WHITE OR BLUE LIGHTS AT SAME TIME,LIGHTING UP ROOMS OR THE SKY.CREDIBLE AC3/7/98
11/15/96 20:50LimaOHUSALight10 minutes2 adult women about 1 mile apart saw a bright light 1/2 moon in diameter hover between and above them for about 10 min., then vanish3/7/98
11/15/96 17:00LincolnNEUSADiamond5 minOrange narrow diamond shaped ufo seen rotating in tree top next to my apartment.3/21/03
11/15/96 10:21Harker HeightsTXUSALight2 minutesThis dot of light was moving quite fast and then it stopped and took off 90 degrees from the direction it was traveling1/27/05
11/14/96 18:20SalemORUSA3 min.4 individuals witness distinctly red light above clouds. Changes to white, back to red, then disappears. Video footage taken.11/2/99
11/14/96 19:00Hobe SoundFLUSAFireball5 secondsGreen fireball moving at high rate of speed.3/7/98
11/14/96 14:15CorvallisMTUSASphere3 secondsglowing orb like object displacing dense fog11/28/07
11/13/96 23:56Harrisburg (just outside of)PAUSALight4 minutesFlew around in sky then flew off in westerly direction.1/28/99
11/13/96 23:30SeminoleFLUSATriangle5 min.I out of my front door to let the dog out. I remember I stared at this bright star that was pulsating. Then I had a feeling that I was 11/1/98
11/13/96 19:45HesperiaCAUSATriangle6 min.Huge Black Triangular Craft hovers over the 15 Freeway in High Desert,CA. 19966/12/07
11/12/96 22:30DonnellyIDUSATriangle5 minutesBlack triangle in the mountains of Idaho4/27/07
11/12/96 01:00NVUSATriangle40minuteslarge triangle shape flying object hovering silently above me.7/5/05
11/11/96 23:00York (UK/England)United KingdomLight5 minutesFast travelling, in formation, rapid change of trajectory.9/2/05
11/11/96 16:00VallejoCAUSALight10 minutesWoW.6/7/19
11/9/96 22:00Virginia BeachVAUSARectangle3 minutesI was driving my fathers Ford Explorer down the road with 2 girlfriends of mine. It was pitch black driving down Potters Road. Huge air1/19/21
11/9/96 12:00PlymouthINUSATriangle2 minutes3 Silent Black Triangles flying in a One Sided Formation with Dim Lights in the shape of a V on the bottom10/20/05
11/9/96 02:00CanyonvilleORUSADisk5 minutesDisk-shaped craft spotted hovering in the sky6/6/00
11/7/96 23:30SeattleWAUSASphere7 sec.Dimly lit group of colored objects hovering over the Woodland Park Zoo emitting light beams similar to spotlights. I was walking my 3/7/98
11/6/96 17:00San JoseILUSAFormation3-4 minutesComing home from voting in "96" my wife and I noticed 7-8 craft off to the west. Flying very erratically, almost looked like they were 1/28/99
11/3/96 18:55LongmontCOUSA2 min.Mother & daughter see immense blue flash in sky. 2 min. later, saw shaft of blue light w/oblong cloud on top, illuminated on inside.11/2/99
11/2/96 05:00New AlbanyPAUSA12 min.2x turkey hunters notice a very bright, round light in sky. Obj. suddenly breaks into 8-10 individual lights. Center translucent.11/2/99
11/2/96 02:00Reno to Dallas (aboard jetliner enroute between)TXUSATrianglefew secondsEven though I am a private pilot, I spend every hour of jet flight viewing the earth below. COvered window allowed spotting overtaking9/6/02
11/1/96 23:00Federal WayWAUSACircle1-2 secSaw an extremely fast white dot (similar to a slow moving satalite but very fast) Zoom across the Puget Sound sky.North to South8/16/02
11/1/96 22:00Oirsbeek (Netherlands)NetherlandsLight2 maybe 3 secondsStrange lichtbeams in the sky3/4/03
11/1/96 21:00ChillicotheOHUSAOther10-20 sec.round white lights in a slanted row.4/2/99
11/1/96 19:00MerrimacMAUSATriangle40 secondsMassachsuetts - 1996 - Very Clear, Unmistakable, Evening Sighting5/12/09
11/1/96 12:00ViloniaARUSACylinder5 min.Cylinder-shaped object decended and began circling a nearby cell-phone tower. It shortly vanished.2/16/99