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Occurred : 5/5/1988 22:15 (Entered as : 05/05/88 22:15)
Reported: 2/12/2009 9:10:02 AM 09:10
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:2 Minutes
A “group of four lights appeared in the sky, stopped dead still, then went back the way they came and shot straight up in the sky."

The following report information is a transcribed extract from the UFO sighting report files of the Virginia Beach, Virginia, Police Department, taken from a chronology of Virginia Beach, Virginia UFO sighting reports on file with the Virginia Beach Police Department dating back to May 1976. All quotes are taken directly from the original report forms and some extrapolation is made for the description of the UFO(s) sighted, as not all of the report details were recorded in complete and full sentences by the dispatcher who received the report.

Report 53: 5/5/88 at 22:15 -
Description: This UFO was a “group of four lights [that] appeared in the sky, stopped dead still, then went back the way they came and [then] shot straight up in the sky.” -
How Many: 1 Sighted -
Distance: “About as far away as an airplane.” -
Duration: “2 minutes” -
Address: Settlers Park Drive -
Witnesses: 2