|Occurred : 7/6/2012 21:10 (Entered as : 07/06/2012 21:10)
Reported: 7/8/2012 10:08:58 PM 22:08
Location: Derby, CT
|Witnessed seven Fireball objects flying near the Derby Dam
On the night of July 6, 2012 at approximately 21:10; my brother, best friend and I were fishing at the Derby dam. At this time we all witnessed a solo fireball, at approximately 5000 feet in the air flying rather slowly over CT Route 34 heading eastwards towards CT Route 8. This flight seemed to last for about a minute before disappearing into cloud cover. Approximately 3 minutes later we then witnessed five more fireball looking object flying in the same direction as the first object did. This time the first three objects flew in a triangle shaped formation while the last two flew side by side. This time we could see the first formation slow down and speed up, while the second formation mimicked the first group as if it was avoiding crashing into it. This slowing down and speeding up happened at least five times as the flight of these two formations seemed to take approximately five minutes. These two formations then disappeared into the cloud cover as did the first solo object. My best friend then left our location at 21:30 and he went home.
At 22:03, my brother and I were heading back to our vehicle when we witnessed a solo fireball object flying in the same direction as the first six fireball objects. After watching the flight for a minute we backed up our vehicle and left the dam.