|Occurred : 8/16/2003 15:55 (Entered as : 08/16/03 15:55)
Reported: 8/17/2003 9:23:43 AM 09:23
Location: Chandler, AZ
|They looked like tiny satellites with thier solar panels extended.
I was at the public pool in our neighborhood, along with my 2 children and my wife.
While I was instructing my son (4 yrs old) on swimming strokes, I noticed a young man about 12 years old looking up to the sky. He approaches me and asks "What are those things?" I looked up and saw nothing. The sky was clear except for some high thin clouds.
I asked him where and he points up to the high cloud and says "they are in the cloud ,then they come out." I looked for about 2-3 minutes then spot 4 shapes that were higher than the clouds. They were nearly exactly vertical from our position on the ground. They looked like the USAF insignia without the star in the middle. (The =0= insignia on all Air Force aircraft.) The moved slowly and moved into a V formation. One minute later a 5th object appeared , it also moved into the formation then moved to the left of the rest.
Another appeared and finally a 7th object came into sight. Four lined up in the attack formation, while the other 3 moved spread out to a sentry position from the other four.
As we were observing the objects 2 boys asked us what were we looking at, we told them we were looking at something strange. They looked up and after approximately three minutes of searching, they also observed the objects. Once, one of the objects changed from a silvery color to a velvet-blue color than back to silver. The life guards also entered the search but could not spot the objects. They were higher than 30,000 feet as later I spotted a DC-10 at cruising speed and it was below the clouds. The sighting was over at 1615 hrs with only 3 boys ages 10-12 and myself being the only witnesses. I am 37 years old and a former USAF Sgt. These objects looked like tiny satellites with thier solar panels extended, and they were flying in formations familiar to me.
((NUFORC Note: We will invite the witness to have the other witnesses submit reports, as well. We do not know what it is they witnessed, allegedly, but they sound interesting to us, given the other reports NUFORC has received recently. PD))