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UFO Report Index For 12/1997

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Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
12/31/97 21:05Puerto Nuevo (Puerto Rico)PRPuerto RicoCross3.5minWhile visiting relatives in Puerto Rico in December, we witnessed a UFO in Puerto Nuevo, PR. I have been searching all over the interne3/7/98
12/31/97 20:30WarrenOHUSAOther15 secondsGigantic wing, with 12 blue orbs across the rear, flys across the sky over highway.1/10/09
12/31/97 20:30ManassasVAUSAFormation30 secobserved a formation of approx fifty craft in upper atmosphere traverse night sky. formation was traversing sky fromwest to east and h3/7/98
12/31/97 19:30Crystal BeachTXUSACircle5 MINUTESROUND WITH RED AND WHITE LIGHTS FLASHING VERY,VERY RAPIDLY AND MOVING AROUND.3/7/98
12/31/97 17:45GulfportMSUSATriangleunder 1 minTriangle UFO near Gulfport, MS 12/31/9712/2/00
12/31/97 17:45GulfportMSUSATriangleunknownNOTE: I received a letter from the witness on 07/16/00. I sent her a letter asking if she would like to file an offfical report with 7/23/00
12/30/97 19:30Milton (north of)FLUSATriangleone minSaw triangle craft with 5 white lights on front and 1 red light on bottom. elev approx 500-1000 ft, moving approx 50 mph in a SW direct3/7/98
12/30/97 17:40Victorville (east of)CAUSACircle4-5 secondsglowing circular object about 30 degrees above the southwestern horizon. Was moving slowly down and had no trail like a meteorite. Ob11/20/02
12/27/97 20:00SpokaneWAUSALight2 hoursultra-violet sphere hovered two hours no sound 200 yd.s away 100Ft in air3/29/04
12/26/97 22:30Dale City (Interstate 95)VAUSATriangle45 seconds3, medium blue, grapefruit-sized lights in a triangular formation in the sky. It moved rapidly a short distance and then stopped in th1/28/99
12/26/97 21:35BonhamTXUSAUnknown2 to 3 minutesRed object moving west to east, person looking southward. Appear as large as airplanes approaching Dallas/Ft.Worth airport but travel3/7/98
12/26/97 20:00PrimroseGAUSALight24 HOURSSINGLE WHITE LIGHT JUMPING AROUND IN WEST SKIES OVER GEORGIA, STAYING IN A SMALL AREA.3/7/98
12/25/97 09:00Los Angeles (Eagle Rock)CAUSADisk2 hours12-25-97 a disk shaped U.F.O. - top half silver, bottom black - hovered over Eagle Rock from 9am to 11am.10/30/06
12/25/97 02:00CharlotteNCUSALight20-30 secSimilar UFOs sighted exactly a year apart6/4/04
12/24/97 20:08Watford (UK/England)United KingdomCircle5 secondsDim, orange, circular object (centre of disk brighter than outside edge), travelling from NE across sky to SW, changing direction by ap2/16/00
12/24/97 10:05Phuket (Thailand)ThailandFormation10:1512 slow moving red/orange pulsating objects over Phuket, Thailand about 10:05 on Christmas Eve.3/7/98
12/23/97 20:00BrewsterMAUSAUnknown3 secondsWhile looking at the stars on a clear night, I saw an object, yellow/orange, travel from North to South (nearly 0 to 180 degrees almost8/30/99
12/23/97 20:00East WoodstockCTUSAOval5 seconds or lessMy brother and i were going down a road with my mother driving the car, when we happened to slow down to go around a sharp curve. my br5/24/99
12/22/97 22:27Costa RicaCosta RicaDisk12/26/97.. A mass sighting of UFOs over Costa Rica, C.A. was reported on CNNs web site this morning.. you might want to check it out.3/7/98
12/21/97 05:25HarrisonburgVAUSALight1 minute(?)five stationary lights in a row in the southeastern sky3/7/98
12/20/97 23:00Las VegasNVUSADiskI discovered images on old film from '97, with magnifier. I have 4 6x6 transparencies of New York hotel with UFO on the black sky.6/23/99
12/20/97 22:00Prescott (North of)AZUSASphere1-3 minutesWhile driving through Arizona My wife and I witnessed a white object in the sky.4/26/99
12/20/97 02:24San JoseCAUSATriangle15 secIT WAS ABOUT 2:20 IN THE MORNING I SEEN A DARK OBJECT ABOUT 40-45 FEET IN THE AIR. IT PASSED RIGHT ABOVE MY HEAD FLYING ABOUT THE PA11/26/03
12/18/97 22:50OxnardCAUSACigar20-30 secondsHuge cigar shaped craft followed our power lines, continuing west out to sea.8/30/99
12/17/97 11:45BurlingtonVTUSADiamond3 minutesLarge object at above 50,000 feet: est speed around 3,000 kts: diamond design. no visable trail: est 300 x 300 feet. Have seen in ar3/7/98
12/17/97 11:45ColchesterVTUSALight45 secondsSaw bright green light, about 11:45 pass over head going to northeast. No sound but radio was out for about ten to fifteen seconds. W3/7/98
12/17/97 00:20West HollywoodCAUSAUnknown10minsi saw a glowing object moving from east to west, i noticed at about 25 degrees from horizon and followed it to 90 degrees where it appe9/6/02
12/17/97 00:15OcalaFLUSAFireball10 secondsMidnight White Oval / Fireball UFO12/12/09
12/16/97 23:23North San DiegoCAUSAFireballapx. one secondGreen fireball. Seemed to be too low for a celestial event. Definitely not fireworks.3/7/98
12/16/97 19:55Allison ParkPAUSAOther3 to 4 minutesA long hexagon shaped object crossed the sky just north of Pittsburgh,PA, with heading northeast and moving at a speed that I estimate 3/7/98
12/16/97 18:30BaltimoreMDUSATrianglei think i was abducted.3/19/02
12/16/97 02:30Tarzana (San Fernando Valley)CAUSATrianglefew minutesa sharp geometrical(triangular shape) large, low flying,bright lights and took place in san fernando valley- california 2:30 at night.8/10/99
12/16/97 02:00Mediterranean SeaMediterranean SeaLight5 minutes I was serving in the U.S. Navy at the time, working as a radar operator on P-3 Orion aircraft. ((NUFORC Note: US Navy report.))6/27/19
12/15/97 23:35MarletteMIUSACircleapprox. 3 minutesA large solid noiseless object, possibly round, with four lights, passed slowly over a residential neighborhood in Marlette, MI. It ha3/7/98
12/15/97 22:30GardinerMEUSADisk10-15 minutesSaw Disk-like object above trees. Hovering then doing a oval orbit. Watch for about 10-15 minutes. Disapeared behind tree line.1/28/99
12/15/97 22:00ScrantonPAUSACircle20 secondsI looked outside my window and saw a circular object fly overhead. It had red and green lights in the front3/21/03
12/15/97 22:00IolaILUSAFireball10to20min((HOAX??)) A massive flaming/glowing eyeball floats by then min later a streak of light from space making a 60* angle above us.1/10/09
12/15/97 20:00SalidaCAUSALight10 SecondsTwo lighted circular UFO's play follow the leader10/31/03
12/15/97 18:00Oak HillWVUSATriangle2-3 minutesOak Hill Triangle Lights12/19/19
12/15/97 06:00Kekava (Latvia)LatviaCircle60 minutesVISUAL CONTACT WITH A HIGHLY ADVANCED CIVILIZATION4/23/21
12/15/97 03:30NapervilleILUSADisk5-10 minutesI was retiring for the night and got into bed. The room was dark and the window was slightly open. As I turned my head to the left as I4/27/04
12/15/97 01:00Thief River FallsMNUSADisk10 secondsBRASS UPSIDE DOWN CUP AND SAUCER. GREEN AND WHITE LIGHTS. ANIMATED OBJECTS MOVING ABOUT. BUSINESS -LIKE.2/18/01
12/14/97 23:30Prescott ValleyAZUSAOther30 minutesIn Arizona-A light attached to something floating.3/7/98
12/14/97 20:30AuroraCOUSAUnknown5 MinObject seen shooting across the sky at a very high rate of speed and the stopped and started blinking a white light. Object was moving3/7/98
12/14/97 06:45AuburnINUSASphere2 minutesWe saw 3 unexplained, white orbs of light hovering over a church we were driving to. We saw them from our car, and they hovered over t1/28/99
12/12/97 02:03LubbockTXUSAOtherbedroomsleepover. flashing lights. blankets ripped off bed. tall thin figures "spoke" to us. abduction. woke with strange triangular marks on 3/7/98
12/11/97 21:27KinaidILUSATriangle4-5 SecondsTriangular flash of 7 fast moving lights-speed of sound.9/2/05
12/11/97 19:15SeattleWAUSALight3 secondsExtremely rapid, silent, non-streaking bright light moving from north to south at probably 15 to 25 degrees along the eastern horizon a3/7/98
12/10/97 21:30WilliamsburgOHUSADiamond20 seconds4 dimond lights in ohio2/5/03
12/10/97 20:00Fort AnnNYUSAOther3 minutesgiant ufo over southern adirondacks2/14/10
12/10/97 19:00Walsall, West Midlands (UK/England)United KingdomUnknown5 secondsI saw two circluar lights attached to a dark shape, which moved silently and quickly and disappeared.4/26/99
12/10/97 10:00AustraliaAustraliaTriangle1 to 3 hrsthe object was just still in the sky above aus making a huming noise8/24/04
12/10/97 01:30OaklandCAUSATriangle30 secondsI was looking at the night sky and noticed a few stars dissapear then reappear. At first I thought it was a little strange and almost a7/25/04
12/9/97 18:00RenoNVUSACircle30min.I was driving home on freeway going north and looked out drivers side window when i see a bright red round object in the sky right over2/16/99
12/9/97 17:55RenoNVUSALight18:10Stationary bright red light, simular to jupiter in brightness but red eventuily moved to the south of reno and dimed.and Flashed Three 3/7/98
12/9/97 17:30RenoNVUSALight5 MinutesBright red light over Reno, NV3/7/98
12/9/97 17:00RenoNVUSALight30 min.I was driving home on the freeway going north and i looked out the drivers side window and i saw a bright red light over down town Reno2/16/99
12/9/97 08:30Kent (Auburn, Over S. King Co. Valley)WAUSACircle5 minutesCircular, bright metallic object hovering, seemingly dissapearing and reapearing in the same place high in the sky in South King County4/25/02
12/8/97 19:40East WenatcheeWAUSALight3-5 minutesIt was a ball of light that was orange in the center with a red haze around it. When it passed overhead it broke in two and continued o1/28/99
12/8/97WenatcheeWAUSALight5 minutesOur newspaper did a story on this site and picked out stories from our area. One incident caught my attention as I believe that it was 4/25/02
12/7/97 20:16Mount PleasantSCUSAUnknown3 minutesAt 8:16pm on 12/07/97 An oblect with three bright lights was stoped in the road. When I tried to get out of my car to look...I don't kn3/7/98
12/7/97 03:00Ashland (right over Highway 63)MOUSATriangle1 minuteTriangle shaped object with lights on each corner. Bright strobe lights leading in direction it was going. Going very slow and then sto3/7/98
12/6/97 01:45Birkenhead (UK/England)United KingdomOther6>9 secsHello. First may I say I had great dificulty in trying to register my details, I hope soon you will open a website that will encom12/9/03
12/5/97 22:00FerndaleWAUSAUnknown5 to 6 minutesThe last night of the eight planets lining up. Huge craft flew over. NO SOUND. Thought it was a shooting star, went really fast then 5/24/99
12/5/97 18:00Salton Sea (Over)CAUSADisk1/2 minuteUnidentified Flying Object on commercial Flight From LAX to TUC on 12/05/97 in the PM.1/28/99
12/5/97 03:00Clearwater BeachFLUSAOval30 minUFO encounter at Clearwater Beach, during meteor shower3/11/03
12/5/97 02:32Guarenas, Miranda (Venezuela)VenezuelaFireballsecondsI was just listening music from the sat reciever when I looked to the window facing S.W. when I saw the fireball coming down diagonaly8/10/99
12/2/97 20:30Birch RunMIUSAChevron5 minI went to the door to put my dog out. I saw red and green lights coming across Birch Run Rd toward my house through the trees. I watch3/7/98
12/2/97 20:00Birch RunMIUSADisk1 minCraft was smaller than light aircraft was flying very low and seemed it was decending. It had 5 very bright lights 4 being red on the o6/2/98
12/1/97 23:30Paramus (souh of)NJUSAFireballminutesLarge white fireball over New York City2/1/07
12/1/97 22:00GreentownINUSACigar20 secondsOrange cigar shaped object2/14/08
12/1/97 21:45San JoseCAUSATriangle2-3 min.It was a clear starlit night when I noticed an object in the south-eastern sky. At a distance I assumed it was an airplane on the flig3/7/98
12/1/97 21:15Santa CruzCAUSATriangle5 minIt was night and I saw large lights coming toward my house in Santa Cruz California. I was standing outside in my driveway when I saw 1/28/99
12/1/97 12:00San Francisco (Observed from)CAUSAOther20 secondsLarge sphere and cylinder space junk reentering atmosphere southeasterly of San Francisco probably in Central Valley or Nevada.8/10/99
12/1/97 03:30NapervilleILUSAOval15 minutes ?I was retiring for the nite and got into bed in my darkened bedroom and as I turned my head toward the two windows to my left that I co12/20/00
12/1/97 00:00WarwickRIUSACircle1 hourI was watching Deep Space Nine which airs at 12pm when a unusual bright object caught my eye I quickly got up and looked out my front w6/2/98