NUFORC Home Page
Web Report Indexes : by Event Date | by Location | by Shape | by Posting Date

National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/1/2002 19:45 (Entered as : 04/01/02 19:45)
Reported: 4/1/2002 7:54:37 PM 19:54
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Beaver Falls, PA
Shape: Light
Duration:2 seconds
Star turns OFF like a light bulb.

Arrived home after spending the Easter weekend and most of Monday with my parents. The time was roughly 7:45pm. I unloaded a suit case and took it into my apartment. I had to make one more trip to bring in a basket of laundry still in the car. When I walked out the front door and happened to looked up 50 to 60 degrees from horizon, approx. due East, temperature in mid to upper 30's, CLEAR sky, NO clouds visible. Out of ALL those stars, I look RIGHT AT THE ONE STAR [LIGHT?] THAT TURNED OFF! Just like a light bulb. Weird. I didn't notice anything strange about the star, until it went out. There were other stars around this one, but it was the brightest star in that small cluster. What are the odds of that? There's a small airport nearby, but I heard NO engines. This light DIDN'T move and it seemed to be in space, NOT within the atmosphere. Two seconds of observation isnt long enough to get detail on the object other than star like. I stood there listening and watching for any sign of an aircraft strobes and lights, but I saw and heard nothing.

Unrelated to this incident: I was in Ebensburg PA. renting some video's on Saturday March 30th, the clerk checking us out had told me 4 people the night before (29th)had sighted a UFO in the sky above the parking lot. She said the lights were revolving in a circular pattern. I didnt get much detail other than that.

((NUFORC Note: Very good report, we feel. However, the first two possibilities to be ruled out would be the flash of an Iridium satellite, or the bright flash from a tumbling rocket booster shell. PD))

((NUFORC Note: One of three sighting reports from same source. Please see other reports for 09/15/94 and 02/15/95 from Pennsylvania. PD))