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UFO Report Index For 08/1997

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
8/31/97 23:00West Dennis (Cape Cod)MAUSAOval<1 minuteThree "oval-shaped" objects, in formation: one in front, one directly behind, one "above" and behind the second one. All three appeard1/28/99
8/31/97 22:30Brighton (E. of, N. of South Lyon, MI)MIUSARectangle15 min.Rectangular tilted object in sky, like harmonica with squares lighted. Est. object length at 1 mile +.11/20/02
8/31/97 22:30Brighton (west of Detroit)MIUSARectangle10 minutesA rectangular shaped object like a harmonica with the square holes brilliant white, stationary at 30 degrees over Detroit. IMMENSE siz1/11/02
8/31/97 22:00Chicago RidgeILUSALight5 minMe and a Friend were sitting on my Balcony of my Apartment.10/11/05
8/31/97 21:00NewbergORUSAlightapprox. 5 min.A woman and her sun witness 5 strange lights, white in the center, yellow between the center and edge, and blue. Does unearthly maneuve1/28/99
8/31/97 17:00LincolnNHUSAFormation60-90 minutesA static formation of 15 metallic spheres observed by about 150 people in a clear daylight sky.5/24/05
8/31/97 05:15Lost LakeORUSAEgg3 minTwo blue egg shaped objects floated past our campground about 200 feet above the ground moving about 25 mph,lasted about 3 min.1/10/09
8/30/97 23:45Tripoli (Libya)LibyaLight3 minutesseveral lightining points seen moving in Tripoli's sky8/11/04
8/30/97 22:00AstonPAUSADiamondlooking for keysI was out one night looking for my keys on the ground and I seen a diamond shaped craft hovering over (about 100 ft) over my friends ho4/26/99
8/30/97 21:00OcracokeNCUSAOther5 minutesSeveral stationary white lights in a curved shape.7/14/13
8/30/97 19:00Fort FairfieldMEUSAChanging10 minutesHuge bright white round orange and red pulsating object decsending toward my car.3/18/16
8/30/97 18:00San JoseCAUSAFormation5minI saw round solid color objects flying in pairs in daylight12/3/04
8/30/97 16:35Pierrefonds (Canada)PQCanadaSphere10-15 secondsA little silver shphere darts across the sky for 10-15 seconds, seen from inside a moving car.7/16/03
8/30/97 00:00WoodlandsTXUSALighti and my best freind took my telescope to test it out(my freind's in college sr. 1 of his subjects is astronomy2/22/02
8/29/97 22:00TucsonAZUSAChevron20+ secs.As we traveled the 10e freeway to Tucson the cheveron shaped craft approahed us as if it was going to land on the highway10/30/06
8/29/97 21:30Livermore FallsMEUSAFireball15 minutesIt finally split into two distinct balls of bright orange fiery lights about 1000 feet above and ahead of us.1/17/04
8/29/97 18:30LyonsCOUSADisk2 minutesTwo High School Girls see silver disk move over town1/28/99
8/29/97 01:30Mt Roskill, Auckland, North Island (New Zealand)New ZealandChanging1/2 miniuteA small dark craft of somekind passed about 30 metres directly over my head, shortly followed by another.1/22/00
8/28/97 22:00Coeur d'AleneIDUSATriangle~35 minutesmy self and several others saw a ship fly over our house , very quiet, no sound at all, was black no lights, had a true shape to it,Tri11/19/98
8/28/97 20:00Page (Lake Powell)AZUSALightTO HALF AN HOUR8. PAGE-LAKE POWELL ARIZONA AUGUST 1997 ((This is the eigth and last to date of several of these experiences, all of which I now feel 2/16/99
8/28/97 00:10Hot SpringsARUSACircle15 minThree objects that turned into four objects.4/2/99
8/26/97 20:00Wuerzburg (Germany)GermanyLight20-30 minutesBright motionless light seen in Germany.5/24/05
8/26/97 00:40Meadow Creek (Canada)BCCanadaLight20 minLight in western sky, 2times as bright as a satellite. Changed color as it moved around a very small area of the sky. Erratic movement 12/2/00
8/25/97 22:00FontanaCAUSATriangle15 sec.My brother and I saw 3 lights forming a shape of a triangle10/30/06
8/25/97 13:30Ft. Dix (near)NJUSAOther15 minutesThe object appeared to be a large airplane, but it was a dark grayish color unlike any any military planes. My wife and I were driving10/7/03
8/25/97 01:00Jay Co. into Wells Co. (550w, extending from)INUSADisk30 secondswe were going north on county road 550w i jay county,and the road number changes at the county line,but i don`t know what it changes to9/13/02
8/24/97 21:45BiscoeNCUSAChanging15 secondswhile standing outside my car in front of food store, a huge metal-grey oblong unidentifiably-shaped object suddenly soared over the fr1/7/00
8/24/97 21:00Elk RiverMNUSATriangle1 minuteit was three green lights in the shape of a tryangle and this took place at night, and these 3 lights flashed and then it moved to a d4/22/03
8/24/97 18:00Palm SpringsCAUSACigar10 secondsCigar shaped craft in high heavens bewilders mother and son.7/16/03
8/23/97 22:00Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)MexicoOther10 sec.A white boomerrang spaceship decloaked (six blocks away), then like, warp speed away.(Star Trek stlye).4/2/99
8/23/97 22:00Sherman OaksCAUSAFormationabout 10 min.I was at a party, there was at least 20 people outside when 5 light`s came out of the north east. I thought they might be helicopters u6/23/99
8/23/97 21:40Surrey (Canada)BCCanadaOval6-7minit was turquoise, oval, it went across the sky at amazing speeds then disappeared in the blink of an eye with a flash.10/12/01
8/23/97 21:00Victoria (Saxe Point) (Canada)BCCanadaOval15 minIt hovered for a long time and then streaked across the sky where it disapeared ina flash.3/2/04
8/23/97 20:00BillingsMTUSACigar8 secondsCigar-shaped object flies from horizon to horizon over Billings, Montana.2/14/06
8/23/97 11:30Dale VilleINUSATriangle2 minTriangle craft with pole sticking out the front with small rectangle wing near end of pole and small ball at end of pole. Color of airc1/28/99
8/23/97 01:00CantomaFLUSATriangle15 minTriangle with light on all the ends.4/26/00
8/22/97 23:30Atlantic CityWYUSALight30 secbright shiny red globe moving slow but able to change direction quickly5/24/05
8/22/97 10:50Kings ParkNYUSAOther10 secondsNeon green trail from ground (like firework) that became a fireball out of which vertically ascended what appeared to be a fighter jrt.1/28/99
8/22/97 06:22KingsvilleTXUSAcigar5-6 SecondsA cigar shaped craft about the size of my pinky at arms lenght was seen traveling due north spotted over Kingsville, Tx. Craft traveli1/28/99
8/22/97 00:00EustaceTXUSALight2 minutes3 circular lights, rapidly spinning and blinking about 100 ft over the tree tops.1/28/99
8/21/97 23:30WinslowINUSAother3secwas looking at stares and saw huge streak of fire cross the sky9/6/02
8/21/97 02:30Wabasca (Canada)ABCanadaCirclewell my grandparents were coming home from a wedding one Sunday morning, when all of a sudden my grandma saw something from the corner 12/2/00
8/20/97 23:00Lethbridge (Canada)ONCanadaTriangle15 secFlying Object came from the north heading south12/2/00
8/20/97 23:00PinckneyMIUSALight10 minLights being chased by jets. The lights won11/11/03
8/20/97 22:30Camrose (1.5 km north) (Canada)ABCanadaLight1 hour3 stalite looking oblects very high alltitiude.flying in a triangle formation, watched fo about ...5 hour when they changed direction. 12/2/00
8/20/97 19:30TucsonAZUSALight+/- 1minErratic movement not found in conventional aircraft1/28/99
8/20/97 18:00Grand RapidsMIUSADiamond2 minutesdiamond shape UFO hovering2/18/01
8/19/97 23:30OberlinOHUSATriangle10 minthis ship had two high lntense headlights in the front -triangular shaped -red diamond light on the bottom50 feet off the ground9/15/05
8/19/97 23:00London (UK/England)United KingdomCircle0.30small circular flashing object emiting different colours, seemingly shaking, plus another circular object separating and parallel to, o1/28/99
8/19/97 22:45South Normanton, Derbys (UK/England)United KingdomChanging30 minsNOTICED ODD CLOUD SAW BRIGHT LIGHT MOVING LEFT TO RIGHT AND BACK. SOMETHING DROPPED OUT OF BASE SHIFTED OVERHEAD OF US. SHAPE OF CANDLE2/16/99
8/18/97 20:30Countryside/rural (UK/England)United KingdomCircle1 to 2 hoursor two occasithree ufo's (green pale rings) interchanging follwed us for over 10 miles- and neighbour also!!!9/15/05
8/18/97 19:00Manhattan BeachCAUSATeardrop10-20 minutesSpheres clone then vanish7/26/02
8/17/97 23:50WoodridgeILUSALightapp.1min.BLUE/WHITE LIGHT APPEARED IN SKY,IT FLASHED INTENSELY THEN DIMMED AND ACCELERATED HORIZONTALLY,THEN SLOWED TO A STOP WHILE ITS LIGHT SO10/2/99
8/17/97 23:10KaiserMOUSALight30-45 secondsFirst spotted as a round white light between the moon and Venus, stationary, then accelerated so quickly across the sky that it was out1/28/99
8/17/97 22:30Sioux CityIAUSATriangle7-10 secthe 4 of us saw a totally black triangle shaped object with no lights or sound fly over head blackining the stars out.6/12/02
8/17/97 18:00KalamazooMIUSADisk17 secondsA saucer in the sky. 500 Lights On Object0: Yes2/14/08
8/17/97 09:30PhiladelphiaPAUSAsphere7 hoursI sighted in daylight between 1 and 8 small, bright, round objects high in the sky over a period of 7 hours that flew from north to eas1/28/99
8/17/97 05:00SalinasCAUSALight30 MINSALINASa LIGHT IN THE SKY THAT LOOKED LIKE THE NORTH STAR. THE DIFFERENCE WAS WE COULD SEE THE MOON AND THE NORTH STAR. THE OTHER LIGHT I COUL6/2/98
8/17/97 00:30SciotaPAUSADiskfive minutes or soThis is the second incident, nearly a year or so after my time in Haiti. One night in what I think is August 1997, I was home in b3/23/11
8/16/97 17:00Loring AFBMEUSACigar5 or 6 minutescigar shaped object spotted over loring air force base in maine august 19972/14/06
8/16/97 13:00LouisvilleKYUSAChanging3 minutesWhite Object Constantly Changes then Vanishes Instantly.8/10/18
8/16/97 12:00RutherfordtonNCUSACigar7 hoursA cigar shaped craft with 2 6-ft tall beings obucted me and later crashed in the mountians of lake lure.10/31/03
8/15/97 00:00Coimbra (Portugal)PortugalCircle2 minutesThe object was hovering in one place and then it was gone2/1/07
8/15/97 23:30West SunburyPAUSALight30-45 SEC.BRIGHT LIGHT APPEARED ABOUT 200 FT IN AIR AND COVERED ME WITH A BRIGHT BEAM BEFORE STREAKING OFF OUT OF SIGHT1/28/99
8/15/97 22:30LahainaHIUSATriangle3 secondsDuring our viewing of the Paleids meteor shower, we viewed a large dark triangle craft appear out of no where and travel across the sky1/7/00
8/15/97 22:30ClearfieldUTUSATriangle10-15 secondsLow flying, Silent, triangular with four lights, One steady light on each rounded corner and one swirling light in the center.3/16/00
8/15/97 22:00Temerin (Serbia)SerbiaDisk2-3 minutes1997 august/ 50m away/ huge bright light/NO SOUND.4/17/15
8/15/97 22:00Idaho FallsIDUSAOther5 secondsWHAT APPEARED TO BE A DUAL ENGINE PROP JET FLEW OVER MY HOUSE AT NIGHT, HAD NO LIGHTS AND THERE WAS NO SOUND1/11/02
8/15/97 22:00Kingsman/Hoover Dam (between)AZUSALight15 MINLOOKED LIKE STARS AT FIRST THEN BEGAN TO MOVE IN ODD MANOR6/2/98
8/15/97 22:00Robertson CountyTXUSAOther15 minutesMother-Ship, preceded by four helicopters and some other craft with a red, circular light.11/26/03
8/15/97 21:00Soulatge (near St. Paul) (France)FranceOval1,5 hoursvery large 5 miles away staying in the air and 1000 ft above ground4/22/03
8/15/97 20:15BuffaloNYUSASphereOver 15 minOrbs/Spheres over Hertel Avnue Looking North West towards Niagarg street2/8/05
8/15/97 20:00RoyWAUSAChevron3 Min.It was flying over the top of the truck I was driving, & there was another one off in the distance. They Looked Like flying Merry-go-Ro1/28/99
8/15/97 15:00DenmarkMEUSADisksecondsWas taking pictures of the westerly New Hamphire mountains while hiking. Object was silent and appeared to be banking in the sky. It wa3/19/02
8/15/97 05:40Lenexa (Greater Kansas City Metro Area)KSUSADisk5 secondsAn object moving at a high rate of speed, leaving a bright pink trail.11/19/98
8/15/97 04:00Parkersburg (10 miles south of Ohio/W.Virginia Border near)WVUSATriangleten minutesObserved silent, slow moving craft moving in Northeasterly direction. Lost sight as it moved over hills.2/24/01
8/15/97 02:00ShelbinaMOUSAUnknown15 secondsblinding white lights came down on vehicle then began to flash like flashbulbs going off4/13/10
8/15/97 01:00Grand BayALUSATriangle5-10 secondsBlack triangle noiseless and stationary, then high velocity movement, 200 ft away.1/5/16
8/15/97 01:00BigforkMTUSASphere3 hoursBright Orange in color like hot metal, deffinatly metal of some kind it made no sound and sat just above the trees at least as big as a8/16/02
8/15/97 00:35Golden ValleyAZUSALight3secondsthree swiftly moving blue blurs each about 30 meters in length, however it was blurred8/5/01
8/15/97 00:00Acton (approx.)CAUSAOval20-25 secondsOblong, orange light in sky traveling at slow speed. White beam of light came down from orange light, then went back up into orange li8/10/99
8/15/97 00:00MillerstownKYUSATriangle5 minutesI observed a large triangle shaped object hovering above treetops on a clear night for about 5 minutes or more.9/9/13
8/14/97 13:00Norco (River and Trail)CAUSADisk45 secI observed a shinny mettalic Disk Flying, across the clear blue sky.1/28/99
8/12/97 23:30FultzILUSArectangleWALKING OUTSIDEREDDISH RECTANGLE HOVERING IN WOODER AREA WITH LOW TO MID LOW RANGE PITCH SOUNDS1/28/99
8/12/97 23:00Boundary WatersMNUSAOval30 sec.Bright blue light appeared across lake then shot off.9/24/03
8/12/97 23:00Newfoundland (Canada) (on ferry boat) (Canada)NFCanadaFormationsecondstwo dully glowing high altitude objects steaking towards (not with) Persied meteor shower3/19/02
8/12/97 21:57PapillionNEUSALight2-5 secondsMe, and two of my friends were outside late tuesday night, when we saw five lights in a pentagon shape. The lights started moving slowl1/28/99
8/12/97 21:15CanyonCAUSALightabout 1 minuteTwo adults witness three dim yellow lights flying in rough triangle formation, moving from north to south. The three lights jockey for1/28/99
8/12/97 17:08FridleyMNUSAsphere5-10secsWhile walking from work to car observed a very bright orange shaped object on the just above the horizon. The object appeared stationa1/28/99
8/12/97 01:00Grand RapidsMIUSAlight1 hr 20 minsSmall distant white light floating about the east side of Grand Rapids during the night. Flashing green and red lights, not much movem1/28/99
8/12/97 00:30North LynnwoodWAUSAlightabout 10 sec.four spots of light in a pointing config. moved E. to W. without fading. Lights didn't seem "twinkling" or shooting-star like. Didn't1/28/99
8/12/97 00:30Pilot Butte (Canada)SACanadaChevron1min.seen when observing the Perseid meteor shower august 199712/2/00
8/12/97 00:20Pilot Butte (Canada)SACanadaChevron30 secsA huge, "gilver" coloured pair of wings, with undereath protuberances, about 2ft long, rather like a gold ingot.2/18/01
8/11/97 18:30Shortsville-Manchester, n.y. (Canada)ONCanadaLight10 min.Me and two of my friends were walking back from mcdonalds and we stopped up on top of a railroad underpass to smoke a cigarette (we wer12/2/00
8/10/97 23:30BellinghamWAUSAlight3 minutesSaw a dim moving light. Thought I was watching a satellite. Yellow light flashed brilliantly, then faded to near invisibility. It wa1/28/99
8/10/97 22:00Sedro Woolley (So. of, high in sky)WAUSAOtherunknownLooked out window while putting dog to bed--glowing object w/flashing red & green lights. NOT A Plane!! Also, not moving Watched w/bino1/28/99
8/10/97 21:14Burlington (Canada)ONCanadaOther10 secondsA hexagon shaped bright white object with a black stripe and three red dots acoross it moving at insane speeds.12/20/00
8/10/97 02:55Newbury (Canada)ONCanadaLight100 secondsI was on my way home from my brothers house. He lived just down the road. It was 2:30 in the morning.Instead of turning into my laneway1/17/04
8/9/97 22:40LakeviewOHUSALight20-25 minutesHovering orange-redish light ball slowly took power out of street lights down my street as I was laying on the back of a car.7/31/21
8/9/97 11:24Bel AirMDUSAOther3 min.Object sited while in stationary position then object zigged down then left then up then right then up into the clouds then reappeared 1/28/99
8/9/97 00:30BloomingtonMNUSAtriangle5 sec.Tiangular with rounded edges and blue,red lights on the bottom that were fashing not very brightly.We were coming home from store, stor1/28/99
8/8/97 23:00KenaiAKUSACigar10 minutisBACK in 1997 I seen a Cigar shaped UFO.9/2/05
8/8/97 22:00West IslipNYUSAOther5 minutesThis was peculiar to say the least. We had just returned from a day trip to Fire Island and I was on my back porch (lived basically nex6/3/03
8/8/97 21:06LynnwoodWAUSAOther16 minutesNoticed object low and far in Western sky just north of setting sun. Object was round and did not move.1/28/99
8/8/97 18:20Tadley (UK/England)United KingdomCircle40 minscluster of ufo's over Hampshire, England12/2/00
8/8/97 18:00East RochesterNYUSASphere30 secThis is the second time I have seen a black spherical object in this general area.2/16/99
8/8/97 15:00DracutMAUSATriangle2 minA large black flying machine shaped like a triangle that made no sound.5/24/05
8/8/97 02:35BuckeyeAZUSALight2 minbright blue light going east to west went from horizon to horizon in less than 2 min at estimated alt of 35,000 feet indicating very gr1/11/02
8/7/97 17:07New York CityNYUSAOtherA few secondsNTSB report of anomalous object near 747 aircraft.4/1/00
8/6/97 22:00AguilaAZUSATriangle15 minutesLarge triange craft composed of 3 large white globes glided low over hiway in front of truck. It searched the ground with beams of lig1/28/99
8/6/97 05:55WichitaKSUSALight15-30 secondsLights hanging in sky northeast of home1/28/99
8/5/97 03:30Santa CruzCAUSADiamond45 minutesMy roomate was taking a picture of me on a mountain. When he snapped a picture of the craft also. I was electrified or something and my5/24/99
8/4/97 05:00Calgary (Canada)ABCanadaOvalmorningThere were three of them, they were heading south, it was early morning and the sky was clear. two of them were flying side by side as 2/16/99
8/3/97 23:30Sand Springs (15-20mi. E/SE of)MTUSAOther5 minutesThe object flew almost like a butterfly, very high up (30-40K+), blinking blue and red in four distinct spots as it flew from side to s8/5/01
8/3/97 22:03BakersvilleNCUSAlight15 secsA bright light with a long tail (presumed to be a meteroite) was sited moving slowly across the eastern sky, in a south to north direct1/28/99
8/3/97 21:15Palm Springs (Cathedral City)CAUSALight10 minutesA "UFO" was erratically flying in the sky circling an object, when it shot a light and destroyed the object.5/24/99
8/3/97 19:15St. LouisMOUSACylinder2 minutesObserved cylinder shaped object hovering 30feet or less over hwy 40 west 2 miles west of downtown. Object was dark colored, no lights,1/28/99
8/3/97 10:00Darvel (UK/Scotland)United KingdomDiskAll daysaucer shaped object with point seen above Darvel at time of Halle Bop2/14/06
8/3/97 02:00OvertonNVUSAsphere2:30six spherical objects with pulsating red and green lights, one constant white light at one o'clock position unless object turns, then c1/28/99
8/2/97 22:50RocklinCAUSAOther10 secondsOne object was obviously pursuing another at very high altitude9/28/02
8/2/97 22:15Minden (Canada)ONCanadaFlash30 secondsA bright flashing light moved over the lake at my summer camp, stopped suddenly and then shot right up with a very bright flash.12/2/00
8/2/97 22:00Hwy. 15 (S)/Hwy. 72 intersection, 1 mi. E of)MSUSAFireball5 SECONDSSAW BRIGHT ORANGE FIREBALL CROSSED SKY LEFT TO RIGHT IN FRONT OF CAR..LOW AND BRIGHT FOR 5 SECONDS LEFT TO RIGHT. EXPLODED TO BRIGHT GR2/16/00
8/2/97 18:45CaldwellIDUSADisk20 minI work at a large potato pracessing plant plant 2 miles west of Caldwell .It was a clear bright sunny day hot 90 - 100 degress . I was 8/19/00
8/2/97 11:45Albany (about 10 minutes from)ORUSAOval7 secondsOval shaped silver object sighted in the sky at 11:45am off of interstate 5.1/10/09
8/2/97 10:10SikestonMOUSAlight2-seca green light appeared as myself and two nephews were driving home. at first i thought it was an airplane but then it started too have 1/28/99
8/2/97 04:00MiddletownCTUSADisk30 secondsI got out of bed at 4:00 am to use the bathroom.As i returned i looke out the window up at the stars.I noticed a star moving very slow,1/28/99
8/2/97 02:30Newbury (Canada)ONCanadaUnknown35 secondsI also have to tell you something else....I have 5 people who can be my witness....I used to live in an isolated cabin in the woods of1/17/04
8/1/97 23:00ChattanoogaTNUSALight20 minutesbright lights munerving high in the sky back and forth quickly and moving very high in the sky and disapering very quickly!1/29/02
8/1/97 22:30HurricaneUTUSALight2 secsA brilliantly green streaking fireball.1/28/99
8/1/97 22:00Palm HarborFLUSADisk3 minutesTwo saucer shaped silver metal crafts with opposite spinning white and red lights on top of each other1/16/14
8/1/97 20:30Bradford (UK/England)United KingdomSphere5 secondsMetallic baseball sized spere seen in Bradford Yorkshire England9/2/05
8/1/97 20:30StevensvilleMDUSALight10 minutes (?)Light over chesapeake bay appeared to be a star we stepped off porch to get a closer look and light came down out of the sky and hovere12/1/19
8/1/97 13:00Chapeau (Canada)PQCanadaOtherseveral hoursSphere-shaped flashing lights around our tent. When we got out, they were gone. One did come into the tent and I got to see it very c12/2/00
8/1/97 13:00DenverCOUSACircle1 minPicture reveals UFO in the background8/27/09
8/1/97 05:40Santa Monica & BrentwoodCAUSALight10 minutesBright light seems to follow my vehicle for several miles. Eventually a cloud develops around the light, it explodes and disappears.1/24/19
8/1/97 04:00NormanOKUSASphere4 minutesWhite dot of light moved at right angles, stopped, then sped off sooo fast, no sonic boom7/31/21