|Occurred : 1/26/2016 20:30 (Entered as : 1/26/16 20:30)
Reported: 1/27/2016 11:01:06 AM 11:01
Location: Buckeye, AZ
|Two Large bright flickering amber lights seen in the southwest sky of Buckeye, AZ
Driving in Buckeye, AZ, going south, I saw to my right off in the distance 2 large amber lights, flickering midway up in the sky.
At first, I thought they might have been flares, so I kept looking at them as I was driving. I was heading home which is further out on the southern edge of Buckeye. It took me approx. 10 minutes to get to my street and the lights were still hanging in the sky.
I decided to drive down a country road in that direction to see them better. I thought I could get closer to them, however after driving a few more miles it seemed I wasn't getting any closer so they must've been further away than I thought. They were fading in & out and re-appearing either in the same spot as they disappeared in or they re-appeared in a different spot.
At one point I saw a couple of small lights develop out of one of the bigger ones and hung at the same altitude horizontally from the bigger one and then faded out. They kind of reminded me of Christmas lights blinking but more randomly. Sometimes they would all disappear and then return. I did observe one of them very close to the ground.
Interesting to note, before I became aware of these strange lights. I saw 2 military jets make a huge U turn around Buckeye flying over the area where I saw the lights, then the jets made a U turn and headed back towards the direction of the AF base. I thought that was rather odd as they usually head in the direction of Yuma, AZ, where there is another base. A coincidence or not? I don't know.
I've seen 2 lights in the sky just like that flying back in 2013 coming from the northwest in Buckeye. No noise from them, no other lights except the amber color. One flew towards the Luke AFB and the other went straight east towards Phoenix. They disappeared as they went past me as the amber light appeared to be on the front of the craft and no other lights were on or flashing which was weird in and of itself. It was flying pretty low, about at the height of what a helicopter would fly.
At that time in 2013, a UFO skywatcher I knew had reported 2 amber lights in the sky in Fresno, CA, at around the same time I had seen them and he stated they were heading in the same direction as I saw them coming from.