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Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/10/1986 23:55 (Entered as : 11/10/86 23:55)
Reported: 4/28/2009 4:50:06 PM 16:50
Posted: 5/12/2009
Location: Grass Valley (outside of), CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:2-3 minutes
50-ft saucer with 6 bright white lights shining down outside Grass Valley, California

It was the second week of November in 1986. My husband and I were in the Sierra Nevada Mts between Lake Tahoe and Grass Valley California. It was about midnight and we were walking on the top of a mountain when suddenly there came a noise that sounded somewhat like a very loud generator engine. Doug and I discussed the possible origin of the noise, concluding that there were no buildings within two miles.

The noise became louder and louder as I looked into the sky to see a circular object just above the tree tops (probably 60-80 feet). We never saw the top of the craft, but clearly saw six bright white circular lights shining from it's bottom surface and it was probably fifty feet in diameter . The craft hovered above us for less than one minute and during that time Doug and I both ran downhill as quickly as we could. I was not watching the craft as it departed, but did hear the noise end as quickly as it had started just about two to three minutes earlier.


((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))