|Occurred : 5/10/2012 21:00 (Entered as : 05/10/2012 21:00)
Reported: 6/21/2012 2:07:44 PM 14:07
Location: Cambridge, MA
|Bright light descends over Cambridge, MA area, hovers, then breaks into three separate aircraft.
This sighting occurred on May 10, 2012 an hour or so after sunset in Cambridge, MA.
I was sitting in the passenger seat of an acquaintance's car on my way home from dinner when I first noticed a peculiar bright light descending from the sky. Aside from its gradual vertical descent there was no horizontal movement; the object did not appear to be heading in any direction except for straight down. This was particularly notable because there were airplanes in other areas of the sky during that time by which to compare this object, and while the other airplanes were headed in more obvious directions (toward or away from Boston Logan Airport just a few miles away), this object was altogether different. It was a bright white, spherical object that did not blink as most airplane lights do.
At a certain point the object stopped its descent and merely hovered there for several minutes. By this point I was in shock, and I watched this object for the entire duration of my car ride home which was just under five minutes. When I got out of the car near the Cambridge/Somerville line I noticed the object split into three smaller bodies of light.
The three objects began flying away together in a triangle flight pattern, only to break it a few minutes later to fly around freely. They made sharp turns and seemed to be flying around a certain area near my neighborhood. By this point I was running down the road at top speed trying to record what I was seeing on my phone's video camera, but unfortunately the quality was terrible because cell phones simply can't film these kinds of events when it's pitch black outside.
I ran into my apartment to retrieve my partner so we could go out together, but by the time we got outside 10 minutes or so later I couldn't find the objects again. I have been checking over and over for reports of this online with no luck which I find to be very shocking because prior to breaking up into three separate aircraft, the single body of light was so bright and moved so strangely in the sky I couldn't believe no one else had said anything about it.