|Occurred : 1/27/2020 18:40 (Entered as : 01/27/20 18:40)
Reported: 1/28/2020 1:54:22 PM 13:54
Location: Weatherford, TX
|Low flying/hovering helicopter sounding objects with bright white lights
I was sitting in my living room playing a video game with a headset on. My German Shepherd starting barking like crazy. She is not much of a barker unless someone is on our property. I took off the headset and all I heard was LOUD helicopter sounds coming from the side of my house. (my house has 40 windows so I can see any which way). I stood up because it sounded like several helicopters and I could see 4 bright lights just above the tree line. I used to be a helicopter mechanic and the lights seemed kind of close together. I could not see shapes of the objects as it was dark out and I had no outside lights on. All I could do was hear the thunderous noise and see the lights.
The noise sounded like they were hovering and at first, I literally thought we were being invaded. Then I thought, they are going to crash because the sound was so loud and close. I ran to the other side of my house at the front (I was on the back side) to the parlor and looked out the front window. I could see one faint light positioned towards my house. With the helicopter sound still going, I saw 4 sets of lights pass through my front yard and just over a telephone pole. I am telling you, they were no more than 20 feet above the tree line / telephone pole.
I cannot honestly say it was helicopters. As I said, they seemed really close together for a standard helicopter. Now, they could have been that close if they were Cobra helicopters as those have a thin design.
I called my husband who works in aviation (and was at work) and told him and he said to call the police. I called our local police department and they said they knew of nothing going on and had no other calls about it. I told the police that they were flying so low, I really believed that they were crashing.
The white lights reminded me of a spotlight. It was really bright. I don’t recall seeing any other lights (red or green). The sound was definitely that of a helicopter (several). It was so loud that it reminded me of my days in the Navy when I was on the flight line launching helicopters.
As I said, I don’t know how they were that close together. And when they passed through my front yard, it was like each passed in a single row and took about 2-3 seconds to fly 50 feet or so. I looked on facebook and online to see if anyone in local areas heard anything, but nothing. I do live in a remote area. My husband said it could have been military helicopters. What bothers me is how low they were to be military and secondly, how close they were together.
Whether or not it was a real helicopter or a UFO, I cannot say, but it was something not normal. I think whatever it was, my loud barking dog scared them off. I havent had a chance to look around but when I get home from work tonight, I am going outside to see if I see anything abnormal or disturbed.