|Occurred : 3/31/2003 14:00 (Entered as : 03/31/03 14:00)
Reported: 4/1/2003 11:39:10 PM 23:39
Location: Tucson, AZ
|Two spherical ufos seen in Tucson skies from 2:00 to 2:04 in the afternoon, approximately 45 degrees altitude, above the mountains, north/northeast, heading eastward from viewpoint of Tucson International Airport, second floor, looking north/northeast with Catalina Mountains as the backdrop. Clear skies.
Appearance of spheres were the same size, their being the size of a lower case "o" (from my viewpont)at the type-size of a "10" on Microsoft Word. The spheres appeared as white but also illuminated uniformly from within--not as reflected light, no flashing light or lights. The spheres did not glow.
The two objects suddenly appeared in mid air literally out of the blue. They did not appear from a point of origin moving from the west to the east. Objects first appeared in the north/northeastern sky at a 2 o'clock angle from Tucson International Airport, between Tucson Blvd. and Campbell Ave., and moved eastwardly. The objects were not in any formation. One sphere was higher in the sky and to the left of the lower sphere.
I was waiting for my flight, looking out the north windows and saw an airliner about 30,000 to 35,000 feet up flying from the west to the east The jet was at a more northeasterly point on its path when the two spheres appeared to pop out of the blue lower to and behind the airliner by two mountain peaks. The spheres dropped down a bit, seemed to stay still for some seconds, and moving more slowly than the jet, also moved in an easterly path with the higher sphere disappearing about 30 seconds after fist notice.
When these objects suddenly appeared, I was surprised at their spherical shape. The shape of the jet was clearly recognizable. These objects were not recognizable as any known aircraft.
I called over to a woman in the room to come see this, and she saw the two spheres, the jet, and the one sphere disappear and the jet fly out of her sight to the east with the second object also having disappeared before the jet was out of sight.
This observer has lived in Tucson for 44 years and is familiar with the military and civilian aircraft in the skies, with clear skies the rule for Tucson, cloudy skies rare.
These objects are the first unidentifiable flying objects or crafts that the observer has ever seen.
((NUFORC Note: The witness who submitted this report is well known to us, she has had considerable exposure to the subject of ufology, and we consider her to be unusually reliable. She submitted two reports, the second slightly amended from the first, and we have elected to include both of them here. PD))