|Occurred : 3/13/1997 21:00 (Entered as : 03/13/1997 21:00)
Reported: 11/10/2007 11:29:31 AM 11:29
Location: Phoenix (north of), AZ
|Five V-shaped lights heading south on I-17 toward Phoenix
My wife and I were driving from Sedona, Arizona to Phoenix on the evening of March 13, 1997. We were traveling south on I-17 about 30 miles north of Phoenix. It was slightly after dark.
My wife and I both noticed a V-shaped formation of 5 lights flying south at a slow speed. The lights were to the right of us and almost above us (we needed to lean forward and look up and to the right through the windshield of the car).
The lights continued south along I-17 at roughly the same speed as our car for almost 30 minutes. There was no visible object between the lights.
The lights were moving slowly for an aircraft and we assumed it could only be something like a group of helicopters flying in formation.
We drove to a hotel near Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix. When we got out of the car, I scanned the sky again for the lights and did not see them.
I do not recall the exact time of this incident, but I believe it was around 9:30 or 10pm when we arrived at Sky Harbor. The lights were visible along the west side of I-17, traveling south, for at least 20 to 30 minutes.