|Occurred : 6/15/1947 18:00 (Entered as : 06/15/47 18:00)
Reported: 3/18/2002 8:25:24 PM 20:25
Location: Madison, WI
|Three disks appear in the West, stop at zenith, and proceed Eastward a rapid rate of speed.
While observing the evening sky while fishing on Lake Wisconsin my eye caught a flashing in the clouds toward the West where the sun was setting. Three gold colored disks appeared out of the clouds and slowed to a stop when reaching zenith. They appeared to be looking down at a beautiful scene below of a broad river set in a valley.
My grandfather, a friend and myself could detect a slight motion as they stood in rather tight triangular formation above us, kind of wobbling. After some 5 to 10 seconds the lead ship slowing began moving Southeast towards Madison and the others brought up the triangular formation. I would estimate their elevation at about 3-4 thousand feet and they looked about the size of a penny at arms length. They soon accelerated at a tremendous rate and were out of sight on the horizon within 3 to four seconds. It was a daylight sighting I will never forget.
((NUFORC Note: Date probably is approximate; source remains anonymous. PD))