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UFO Report Index For 05/1997

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
5/31/97 11:28GlendaleAZUSA3 - 4 secondsWhite, long object travelling east to west, high altitude, extremely fast, no trail, no sound1/28/99
5/30/97 20:00PoolerGAUSAFireball4 secondsI was in the car at the gas station when a huge green fireball or light fly across the sky. It must have been going VERY fast. It flew 1/28/99
5/30/97 11:45DallasGAUSASphere4 secyellow 'perfect' sphere crossed entire viewable sky in about 4 sec., flashing off/on intermittently10/2/99
5/30/97 02:00ManchesterNHUSA15 minutesThey are human in appearence2/10/12
5/29/97 19:00HinckleyNYUSAlightfive minutesA light of great magnitude was hovering overa barn.It did not make fast moves.IT lastedfor about five or six minutes.The disk wasorange1/28/99
5/29/97 11:59AstonPAUSAOval15 min+Very large oval UFO video taped for over 15 min in Aston,PA Video and stills available!2/1/07
5/28/97 23:12CanastotaNYUSAlight4 HOURSMULTIPLE LIGHTS SIGHTING AND VIDEO MAY 28, 19973 to 12 IN DIFFERENT FORMATIONS- 4 HOURS/2 NIGHTS10 WITNESSED- ONEIDA LAKE, NY.- WITH FU1/28/99
5/28/97 22:00Central New YorkNYUSALight2 daysSaw 3 to 12 lights appear and then disappear one by one, this went on for about 2 days.1/28/99
5/28/97 21:00Urubamba (outside Cusco, Peruvian Andes) (Peru)PeruLightfew secondsA fast moving "body of Light" sweeps over us as we star watch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas outside Cusco Peru at an elevation of l9/26/98
5/27/97 23:30WichitaKSUSALight10 minutesBefore you read this you should think. Do you beleive?3/21/03
5/27/97 23:05Welland (Canada)ONCanadaDiamond15 secondsI have had an interest in the skies since childhood. Over the years I have observed northern lights, meteors, satellites and all kinds12/2/00
5/27/97 23:00HuntingtonUTUSALightabout 6sec.I'm 15 years old and this happened about a year ago but I just foundthis place to submit it. Me and my friend were sleeping in my backy3/7/98
5/27/97 15:30ArlingtonVAUSADiskA few secondsAs I was on my way home, I glanced to the right and saw 2 disk-shaped objects high in the sky. They seemed to be moving VERY fast. Afte1/28/99
5/27/97 11:33Rectangle[Diary of my EncountersThis is the story I have known since 1979In 1979 I was holidaying at a place called Berowra waters on the South 3/7/98
5/27/97 00:35Laguna ParkTXUSAcigar5 minutesAt about 24:35 my friends and I were traveling to Laguna Park on Highway 56, when we saw an odd looking aircraft hovering above at abou1/28/99
5/27/97 00:00WinnsboroLAUSAOther10 minuteswell the object sort of came out from the north as i was riding my bike home.1/28/99
5/26/97 16:50Pompton LakesNJUSADisk00:15I was driving in a car. I saw a saucer metal shaped object, a metal I've never seen before, hovering in the sky, above the falls. It se1/28/99
5/25/97 22:00SyracuseNYUSATriangle20Black triangles in the sky with Hale Bopp.4/27/04
5/25/97 22:00SaxtonPAUSAFormation5-6 minswe were amazed by all of this7/11/00
5/25/97 19:30AustinTXUSADisk30 seconds - 1 minuteSaw a fast movin UFO on the way back from getting a pizza.1/28/99
5/25/97 01:10Skies over Sierra NevadaCAUSALight10 minutesseveral very fast greenish/blue pulses of light along the Eastern side of California or possibly in Nevada6/3/03
5/24/97 22:15North TonawandaNYUSATriangle1.5 minutesLow slow silent over houses,hand glider shaped, 1.5 x as big, 5' thick, round edges,dirty yellow,lit from inside like candle thru wax p11/2/99
5/24/97 20:00Lake Tahoe (near)CAUSAFormation20-30 minA "formation" of very bright lights passing very slowly and silently overhead. Must have been enormous. Biggest and most unusual thin1/28/99
5/23/97 04:00Arcadia (outskirts of)FLUSALight3 minutesMe and my friend were traveling down I-75 towards Arcadia, Fl. when we saw a very bright pulsating white light hovering in a clearing, 9/26/98
5/22/97 22:21ChathamNJUSADisk5-10 min.5/22/97 22:21 large object over morris/union county new jersey. ten degrees above horizon.1/11/02
5/22/97 21:25Simi ValleyCAUSAFormation4 Min."Delta" shaped group of motionless bright red lights sighted over Simi Valley, Calif.1/28/99
5/21/97 06:00PhoenixAZUSAOther2 hrs.Bright object in SSE over Phoenix, May 21, 1997 in the morning sky.1/28/99
5/21/97 04:00Wolf PointMTUSAFireball5 minutesBall of light in Wolf Point Montana May 21, 199711/28/07
5/20/97 21:15Caldwell (far west of, towards Oregon)IDUSAother20mins.My neigbor viewed what looked like a verticalcontrail,orange, for 10mins. at his work,then drovehome,viewed it for 10mins., I then ca11/20/02
5/20/97 15:00North PoleAKUSAUnknown10 secondsStrange noisy craft in North Pole5/24/05
5/20/97 04:01JupiterFLUSAOther20 MinFlame object giving off colored rings in the sky then exploding. ((NUFORC Note: Possible missile launch?? PD))5/24/05
5/20/97 01:00LouisvilleKYUSACircle5 minutesglow over louisville kentucky5/27/03
5/20/97Los AngelesCAUSAOval23:00One of the items was shaped like an eclipse. I was so impressed that I retained notes of these occurences. Both occured on the same e9/9/04
5/19/97 00:20KalamazooMIUSAChanging15 + minutesBright ball of light, split into two balls of lights, then rejoined itself, changed color and shape repeatedly1/17/04
5/18/97 21:00JacksonMIUSALight5 min.There was a light that was folling us. Then it started flashing differnt colors. It flew away as fast as lighting.12/23/02
5/18/97 19:00Grantville (Rte. 443 and Appleby Road)PAUSAtriangle10secin church parking lot, my son and aunt, see triangle fly over head.at the intersection of RT 443 AND APPLEBY RD. very fast1/28/99
5/17/97 14:00PortlandORUSAOval4 secondsI sighted a rather large silver object,Oblong but not rounded it was visible for 5 sec.then gone in a blink.1/28/99
5/17/97 03:30Las Vegas (about 60 miles outside of)NVUSATriangle5minsI seen something at night outside of Las Vegas. In short, this whatever it was, was silent, in what seemed to be in the shape of a tria11/30/99
5/16/97 23:00Oklahoma CityOKUSATriangle3 TO 5 MINUTES3 TRIANULAR OBJECTS HOVERING APPROX. ONE MINUTE, OBJECTS QUICKLY DARTED UP THEN MOVED FROM EAST TO SOUTHWEST, AT MODERATE PACE.1/28/99
5/16/97 22:30BuffaloNYUSATriangle15 minutesI was on my way to work and when i walked out the door i saw a triangle shape object hoovering over the house across the street. My wif3/31/21
5/15/97 22:45BouseAZUSATriangle1 minute approx.5/15/97 at 22:45pm, son and I saw a 150ft pie wedged shaped craft fly down our valley East to West at 30-40mph at 30ft altitude. At eac7/14/99
5/15/97 22:30South BendINUSATriangle2 minsobject seen in real life is seen on tv too!7/16/03
5/15/97 22:00Tehuacan (Mexico)MexicoOval2 secondsOval object with half globe on the top and white-shiny haze around it9/9/03
5/15/97 21:00AshevilleNCUSAOtherboth events 1 minuitean object was sited around the asheville area that was travelling westward. it was brilliantly lit and appeared to be moving very fast.1/29/02
5/15/97 21:00Great RiverNYUSAOval45 minutesAs I was leaving in my car from a building I happened to look up into the sky and noticed 6 hovering things. I stopped my car and got 1/28/99
5/15/97 20:00WacoTXUSALight1 minutemama ship drops off baby ship2/14/06
5/15/97 18:30SorrentoFLUSACigar3 to 5 minsA cigar shaped craft with lights floated about 250 yards in front of us and made no sound.6/12/07
5/15/97 16:53Palm Beach GardensFLUSAFormationover 1 hourRed flare like lights in formation. Tv footage was very good. Airline piolt reported alt as 10,000 This story did not make it out of Pa1/28/99
5/15/97 16:00Hove, Aldrington, Portslade-by-sea (UK/England)United KingdomSphere5 minsDriving west along sea road (A259) going back to Worthing from Brighton in late May 1997. Looking out to sea witnessed a metalic sphere7/16/06
5/15/97 13:00Bedford (UK/England)United KingdomTriangle5 minutesTriangular object over field in England on sunny day, 19975/14/02
5/15/97 10:00College StationTXUSALight20 minutesfollowing light12/19/03
5/15/97 10:00MesquiteTXUSACircle30 secondshoverd overhead about 30 seconds then took of north at very high speed1/22/00
5/15/97 08:30Mesquite (near Dallas)TXUSATeardrop25 secondsSmall quiet very non dramatic teardrop shaped flying object appeared to be taking off.2/25/03
5/15/97 05:30Thika (Kenya)Kenya (East Africa)Teardrop4secondsI was studying early morning for my private pilots license in my living room with my curtains open.The window faces a valley.It was sti10/30/06
5/15/97 05:00Los AngelesCAUSAEgg~5 minutesThis is a classic report. I have never been able to forget it. I did report it to LAMUFON and I was contacted about it. We spoke for at7/5/18
5/15/97 02:00LondonderryNHUSALightless than a minuteFlying neon lights9/24/03
5/15/97 00:00San DiegoCAUSADiskhourshuge disk5/2/11
5/14/97 11:40San Jose (on the West side)CAUSAcircle3 minutesI saw a round object in the sky slowingmoving to the SE. It was below the cloudsand left no vapor tail.1/28/99
5/13/97 22:30CottonwoodAZUSAlight45minMy wife alerted me to a strange light in the sky. "A ufo" I was indoors - I replied " Oh yea...hmm"She insisted I com and take a look.L1/28/99
5/13/97 21:00PetalumaCAUSATriangle30 sec.A triangular formation of about 10 glowing,reddish lights suddenly appear and fly silently overhead.10/2/99
5/13/97 19:30Valley SpringsCAUSATeardrop2.5My father convinced me to report my abduction. So here it is.9/2/05
5/13/97 03:00EdinboroPAUSAOval3-4:00 minA friend and I had just dropped off another friend in a suburban neighborhood. My friend was driving, and I was in the passenger seat.1/28/99
5/12/97 23:30Death Valley Gas StationCAUSAOvalTrip to CaliforniaMidnight, Gas station, Death Valley, we saw an awesome feat of extra-terrestrial life in the sky.3/19/02
5/11/97 23:43Wright CityMOUSAFireballWas blinking on and off.Very hard to look at,was VERY bright.1/28/99
5/11/97 23:00GreenwichCTUSATriangle2 minutesSlow moving, quiet very large triangular shaped craft just above the tree line.11/28/07
5/11/97 13:56CollegeUTUSACigarFLASHING LIGHTS AND STRANGE CIGAR SHAPED OBJECTS FALLING FROM SKY9/19/02
5/11/97 12:00PorterTXUSAOther15 minutesWe saw "rocks" floating in the air, they drifted over the trees. They appeared to be floating. Atleast 10 cars were pulled over on th1/28/99
5/11/97 04:27Ottawa (Canada)ONCanadaCircle5 minuteGot up to go to washroom at 4:27am looked out my window and saw a shining objet hovering outside for about 2 minutes then speed off.12/2/00
5/10/97 23:59WinthropWAUSAOther2 hoursObjects observed in mountain sky8/5/01
5/10/97 23:00AzleTXUSACircle3-5 min.Saw circle of flames that then reduced size to single light,travelled quickly across the sky and was followed by military fighter plane10/19/99
5/10/97 22:45Los Padres National Forest (Ventura Co.)CAUSAOther5min.Observed two objects. One with flashing multi-colored lights, the second, somewhat bell-shaped with two white-yellow lights. They hover1/28/99
5/10/97 21:50SedonaAZUSAlight5-10 minsA very bright palsing light with smaller bright object flying around larger object.1/28/99
5/10/97 21:00Southside (Gadsden)ALUSAOther@2-3 minutesTwo bright objects hovering one moment then taking off at high speeds, beyond aircraft speeds. These two objects seemed to stop and go1/28/99
5/10/97 05:30Lawton (vicinity)MIUSATwo turkey hunters are illuminated by a bright "beacon" from above. Illuminated woods around them. See bright blue light above them.2/8/05
5/10/97 04:10Neoga (6 mi. west)ILUSAtriangle5 MINUTESA 300 TRIANGULAR SHAPED CRAFT, WITH HUNDREDSOF RED DOT LIGHTS, FLEW DIRECTLY OVER HEAD,MAKING NO NOISE, 200 HUNDRED FEET OVER TREE LINE1/28/99
5/10/97 00:25Provo/Orem/Salt Lake CityUTUSAlight2 minsSaw a white yellowish light performing vertical and horizontial maneouvers in the northern sky. At one point it elongated itself and m1/28/99
5/10/97 00:00AustinTXUSAFlash3 secondsit flashed very bright and then took off at the speed of light with a blue trail following it.12/3/04
5/9/97 21:50PhoenixAZUSAlight3 minutes6-8 lights were seen flying in formation s.of phoenix. They would cluster, form V shapes, inverted Vs, cluster in a stationary loation.1/28/99
5/9/97 21:00Las VegasNVUSALight5 minutesSet of 7 or 8 orange lights moving silently at airliner velocity, size and altitude over Las Vegas Nevada8/24/10
5/9/97 20:00Hull (UK/England)United Kingdomstill occurs somtimesTriangle shape, grey, flashed blue, glowing yellow circle6/21/00
5/8/97 22:00AuburnWAUSAtriangle1 minutewe saw a "V" shaped object from beneath. It had at least 15 lights . no sound, it was traveling north bound right in the air traffic 10/12/01
5/8/97 05:15Citrus Heights (a suburb of Sacramento)CAUSAOther2 min (approx)Object of an unknown type cruising at a low rate of speed over the area of Citrus Heights1/28/99
5/8/97 01:30SylmarCAUSAOther10 minutesObject looking like a shooting star but going upward. Going higher, a beam of light shone from the object until it disappeared.1/28/99
5/7/97 20:00CorapeakeNCUSAFlash5 minutesThere were three fire balls, one over top of each other, which had three smaller dots around each in a triangular shape.7/11/00
5/7/97 19:30Adelaide (South Australia)AustraliaTriangle5 secondsfirst a dimond shape full of lights then travel right a v type object4/2/99
5/7/97 01:00Santa MonicaCAUSADisk2 minutesOn May 7, 1997 I was looking north to the Santa Monica mountains and saw what I believed to be a helicopter shining its lights down on 1/28/99
5/6/97 17:25SeattleWAUSADisk7 minutesDisc shaped object 8000' in SW Quadranttravelling N-S observed in Seattle from cornerof Aurora and Thomas.Object shimmered insunlight a1/28/99
5/5/97 20:30Round Rock/GeorgetownTXUSARectangleabout 3 minutesLarge black Rectangle hovering over radio towers just south of Georgetown and north of Round Rock8/20/01
5/5/97 20:00Kiriat-Yam (Israel)IsraelDisk2 minutsspind around the house about 10 feet above it. went up and disappired.4/27/04
5/5/97 19:45TurlockCAUSAlight3 secondsI saw a line of bright lights like star, it lasted about 3 seconds and disappeared.1/28/99
5/5/97 19:00AustinTXUSAlight15secSeveral lights appeared in the Northwestern sky.1/28/99
5/5/97 19:00Bee CavesTXUSAOther45 secondsbright lights in formation in sky near Austin, TX4/27/07
5/5/97 12:15West Chester (outside, on Rte. 202)PAUSAegg10secDriving north alogn Rt 202 I noticed egg shaped metallic objectmoving through the sky. It was highly reflective and shone brightly.It 1/28/99
5/5/97 01:00NortonKSUSATrianglemore than four hoursTriangular craft and other strange sightings8/5/01
5/4/97 22:20Newport BeachCAUSATriangle2 secondsIt was a clear night on Sunday,May 4 '97 at 10.20pm. The craft approached from the sea, the west, and made a slight change on course to4/2/99
5/3/97 23:30FreeportILUSATriangle3-5 minHuge, black,silent, triangular craft seen moving low over house with 2 witnesses present. What was this thing?5/24/05
5/3/97 21:03StaffordTXUSAOther10 secondsThrough telescope,observed amoeba or translucent object containing lights of blue red and white.Seemed distorted though could not see t1/28/99
5/3/97 21:00FreeportILUSATriangle10 minutesBright triangular object, slow speed and low sound, spotlight appeared on our group, 4 other objects seen on horizon.12/20/12
5/3/97 02:45Montreal (Canada)PQCanada15 min.I was in my bed smoking a cigarette, and just when I finished it,I close my light.15 second after, I hurd a voice saing " come with me 12/2/00
5/2/97 22:45Lincoln City (North of)ORUSAlight6-8 minutesObj. travelling n/nw at satelite altitude. intermittent (irregular) brilliant white bursts, faded to pale yellow. 2nd obj w/same m/o 1/28/99
5/2/97 22:05OceansideCAUSAOther10 minutesAN ILLUMINATED OBJECT WAS FIRST SIGHTED IN THE SOUTHEAST,ILUMINATED WITH AN ORANGE LIGHT OF MEDIUM INTENCITY.THE OBJECT WAS FLYING AT A1/28/99
5/2/97 22:00OceansideCAUSAOther10 minutesWhat appeared to be a slow-burning, orange-colored object was slowly "floating" in a northernly direction directly over the beach just 1/28/99
5/1/97 14:00MaysvilleKYUSADisk20 Sec.Golf tournament. "Scramble" Ball hit off tee. Looked up observed object.Other wittnesses said,do you see that.YES!Object disapeared.4/26/99
5/1/97 23:00Kitchener (Canada)ONCanadaTriangle1/2 hrapprox 100m long x 30m at back, pointed at front. it was soundless and moving approx 10kph. the only way that i can explain it is to sa7/26/02
5/1/97 23:00SyracuseNYUSAUnknown2 hrslights over central NY3/11/06
5/1/97 22:00State CollegePAUSAFlash20 secondsBright flash, long and slow disipation of a thick white trail6/12/02
5/1/97 22:00St. PetersburgFLUSATriangle5 minI was hypnotized upon a star and a triangle shaped craft moved before my eyes about 50 FT away.10/31/03
5/1/97 22:00Cedar RapidsIAUSATrianglemaybe 15 minutesCedar Rapids Iowa blue lights hovering in the shape of a "V" with no sound and two witnesses3/4/08
5/1/97 16:00Torquay (UK/England)United KingdomCircle20 secondsUFO in Torquay in the UK.8/28/03