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Occurred : 5/3/1983 22:00 (Entered as : 05/03/83 2200)
Reported: 1/4/2003 12:02:40 AM 00:02
Posted: 3/4/2003
Location: Highway (Mexico),
Shape: Oval
Duration:5 mins
Huge light formation spanned across (and above) a mountain range

In 1983 i was about 8 years old.My parents had forced me to go on a trip with family members.....this is a experiance that is burned in my mind..i remember it like it was yesterday. Traveling it late evening, from Santa ana Mex to Hermosillo Mex (actual point of sighting was about 110 miles south of the Arizona Mexico border.)i Remember being quite angry that i was on this trip and was looking at the night sky (to the west) when, all of a sudden a Massive formation appeared to the west of the hiughway we were on. i am guessing the formation had to be at least 100 miles long it covere dteh whole western sky....it was in the shape of a football and transpererent what we could see was the outline of it...it was like the threads of a football were traced in a blueish white light my uncle and i were the only ones awake...but as soon as i saw it i yeled LOOK LOOK! everyone woke up and saw it...my uncle stopped the car and we watched..as it was stationary above the silouette of a long mountain range..we could not believe our eyes...it did nothing but just sit there...no movement or color change in the light then after about 5 minutes it simply dissappeared..it did not move at all..it just, vanished. after it did a few seconds later to the southwest a flash of light called our attention as we looked in the direction there was nothing..just then a cascade of lights...like sparkles from a firework display as they come back down to earth appeared in a cone like fashion..like something had crashed the lights fanned out at the top and came to a point below..this happened for a split second then dissappeared behind the mountain range..i am only guessing that these were two seprate objects but ic could have just been two occurences of the same object...nonetheless this happened over 15 years ago but i remember it clearly..strangely, when i ask my family members if they remember the inbcident they dont...they give me a look like im a crackpot but i know what i saw and they did too no other memory in my life is so cle! ar and p recise as this memory becuase i knew it was important. even as a child. i have spoken about this experience to people. they seem to think that it is impossible even to UFO believers..they state that the sheer size of the object i described was just plain silly (im gussing it was about 100 miles long it almost spanned the whole length of the western sky! it was absolutely huge)i have also searched the internet for similar accounts but have never found one.

also, we could not hear any sounds at all..and we were the only ones on the higway (this highy from Santa Anna to Hermosillo is about 120 miles long..even now it is very remote, back then there was nothing at all for miles and miles).

((NUFORC Note: Date may be approximate. PD))