|Occurred : 3/7/1998 19:50 (Entered as : 03/07/98 1950 EST)
Reported: 3/8/1998 00:33
Location: Punta Gorda, FL
|Two brightly glowing objects sighted about 100 degees during twilight at about 40-50 degrees above the horizon.
Two brightly glowing, disk-shaped objects sighted 3-7-98 at approx- imately 1855 EST. Objects were at about 100 degrees magnetic and 60 degrees elevation above horizon. Relationship to each other was line- abreast formation, and movement was extremely slow, and toward East. Unable to tell altitude due to bright glowing aura about them. After 3-4 minutes object on right started to fade rapidly until it disappeared about 15 seconds later. Object on left of formation also faded similarly, but a minute or so after first. Individual objects were very similar in shape to those captured on video tape over Phoenix, AZ in 1997. Incident observed by 4 adults: 1. 53-year old male, retired F-15 pilot, with 35 years flying and DoD industry experience (no prior sightings) 2. Wife of observer #1, 52-year old female (no prior sightings) 3. 58-year old male, retired USAF EWO/Navigator, with almost 40 years flying and DoD industry experience (no prior sightings) 4. Wife of observer #3, 54-year old female (no prior sightings)
((NUFORC: Excellent description of probable missile launch at sea by U. S. submarine. Time discrepancy between other reports not understood.))