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Occurred : 7/16/2017 13:00 (Entered as : 7/16/17 13:00)
Reported: 7/16/2017 7:39:57 PM 19:39
Posted: 7/23/2017
Location: Groton, CT
Shape: Unknown
Duration:15 minutes
I was traveling on I-95 north through CT. To my right, out above the water, I saw a row of 5 hook-shaped contrails appearing from nowhere. I watched for a couple of minutes as they traveled by me. I then thought to grab some pictures with my iPhone 7.

These contrails appeared to be about a 1/4 mile across. The row of 5 appeared exactly at the same time. The would stop, or skip, periodically in no apparent pattern. They would then suddenly begin again. They ended up moving away from to where I could no longer see them appear.

I have seen airline contrails in the past. Even the highest planes were still visible. The contrails were always one continuous line of vapor. These today seemed to pulse. All 5 across appearing from nowhere.

You can reach me at ((e-address deleted)) or 484-((telephone number deleted)). I have video and photos.


((NUFORC Note: The high-quality photos provided by the witness indicate to us that the contrails probably were formed by five "sky writing" aircraft, flying abreast. Not a UFO. PD))