|Occurred : 11/1/1995 02:00 (Entered as : 11/01/1995 2:00)
Reported: 12/14/2003 12:01:19 PM 12:01
Location: Randolph, MA
|Bright light appears over power lines
I am fairly sure of the year but the date and time are a guess. I do know that it was cold enough to have been in the Fall. The reason I am posting this is because I have been sitting on it for so long and I have read and reread the report for 11/01/95 from my town and what my friend and I saw seems so similar that I am wondering if it was the same thing.
I was driving my friend home really late at night- some time between 1am and 3am I guess, as that was the normal time for me to drive her home when she'd visit. I turned down a side street, using the same way I always took her home (so I would not have to turn around on her street to get back to the main road). When we got to the stop sign at the end of the street there was a very bright light kind of hovering above the power lines in the field across the street, I think what you call high tension lines- the ones on the huge metal structures. I would say that, if I think about it, it may have been the size of a dime at arm's length. Anyway, we're at the stop sign and looking and I said, "Do you see that?" And my friend said, "What is it?" and she wanted to get out of the car. It was kind of surreal. I can't remember if I put the car in park but I must have. I reached to my friend and held her shirt so she wouldn't get out because I was terrified, like the blood drained from my body (I can feel it as I am typing this and remembering). The thing hovered for a little bit, maybe 2 minutes or maybe more, it seemed like forever. I also remember briefly wanting to get out of the car and look but by then it started to move parallel to the street I had been going to turn onto, going the same direction which I believe is W or NW. So I turned the car and we watched it going faster until our vision was blocked by trees and I had to turn onto her street (the street we were on ends abruptly).
Afterwards we talked about it and I remember saying her mother would be angry she had missed it because she was very much into reading about UFO's and other things like that. We both agreed it was not a plane. Neither of us were drinking or doing drugs and we were both several years out of High School by then. I live right on one of the flight paths for Logan Int'l Airport and am pretty used to and familiar with the airplane paths and their looks. The night was also clear so they were not running many patterns over our area. Never reported this to anyone except family. To this day if I drive down that particular street I stare up at those wires just in case.
If you need to contact me, I'd prefer by email. I feel kind of nervous making a report as it is, because of all the stories you hear. I can make a drawing or diagram if it would help.
((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))