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Monthly Report Index For 10/1988
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
10/31/88 22:00 Tryon (north of) OK Triangle 5-7 minutes Large, silent, triangular object with huge beam of orange light coming from the underside of the craft viewed by several witnesses. 5/24/05
10/31/88 04:00 Tacoma WA Disk 45 seconds TWO CIRCULAR OBJECTS, CIRCLING AROUND EACH OTHER, SOMTIMES GOING SO HIGH, AND SOMETIMES TOO CLOSE, IN SOUNDLESS UNUSUAL SPEED.COMPARING 6/6/00
10/30/88 22:00 Collinsville/Granite City IL Light 20 Minutes Sphere of light from Collinsville to Granite City 7/26/02
10/28/88 03:00 Miami FL Unknown 1 minute we decided to report this after watching some ufo tv program with a person having the same experience. 10/10/11
10/26/88 23:00 Rimini SC Disk
ONE NIGHT BACK IN 1988 OF OCTOBER MY SON AND I WAS LEAVIN MY PARENTS HOUSE.IT WAS AFTER 11:00ONE NIGHT, AS WE WERE GETTIN IN MY CAR I 1/17/04
10/25/88 05:00 Miami FL Light 1 minute They disappeared behind the only cloud in the sky. 12/23/02
10/22/88 23:16 Green River UT Cone 11 minutes Top shaped object /light sitting in the night sky right in front of me 2/14/08
10/22/88 22:33 Interstate 10 LA Oval 6 minutes At night I saw a large pulsating light at low altitiude, at first stationary, and then flying away at enormous speed. 5/11/05
10/22/88 20:30 New York City (Queens) NY Sphere 1 minute Sphere coming out from the Moon 10/31/03
10/21/88 21:00 Holmes/Pawling NY Formation 20 min aprox Flyimg V seen over whaley lake/pawling.no ultra lites this time 5/28/05
10/20/88 21:30 Spokane WA Changing 15-20 minutes A huge, sharp 'V' formation of apprximately 25 to 30 round white disks flies slowly over a suburban area 12/2/00
10/17/88 23:00 Charlotte MI Triangle 10 min It was green, floated in the air and landed about a houndred yards away from me. I tried to duck down. I sat there staring at it for ab 5/11/05
10/17/88 03:30 Tinker AFB OK Chevron 5 min 5 chevron shaped craft glowing gold flew over tinker airforcebase in oklahoma 11/28/07
10/16/88 09:30 Philadelphia PA Oval 1 hour Oval shaped moon colored object that darts in and out of the clouds above my house, 1/10/09
10/16/88 00:34 Winnipeg (Canada) MB Triangle 20 minutes Triangular shape lands in a manitoban field. ((NUFORC Note: Possibly not a serious report. PD)) 5/11/05
10/15/88 23:30 Barnhart NH Cylinder 30 secs. large craft followed and observed my friend and i. 11/26/03
10/15/88 22:45 Big Spring TX Other 5 Min Looking out at the night sky I caught out of my peripheral vision a streaking pastel green shooting star. 11/20/01
10/15/88 22:00 Masfield OH Light 2 hours We saw a blue/white light in the same spot for nearly 2 hours, then it shot off to the north at amazing speed 7/16/06
10/15/88 21:00 Odessa TX Circle 2 min Driving at night on loop saw circular blinking lights. 5/24/99
10/15/88 20:30 Loveland CO Chevron 5 min Boomerang craft, silent, no lights, walking speed 8/16/02
10/15/88 20:15 Belle MO Unknown 5/10 minutes Lights on a huge craft slowly going overhead. (Official explanations unacceptable) 6/18/98
10/15/88 20:00 Pilot Knob MO Cigar about 15 minutes I did not actually see this myself, but my mother did. I was 10 years old in 1988 and I remember my mom running in the house saying she 12/16/05
10/15/88 20:00 Missouri (rural; location unspecified) MO

Man views lighted blimp-like object float over house. Many UFO reports that night. 2/8/05
10/15/88 19:55 Orono/Bangor ME Triangle 10-15 minutes Delta shaped craft seen over UMO (1988?) Oct 15 - very quiet and still to slow moving 8/20/01
10/15/88 19:30 London (UK/England)
Circle 4 minutes Too big to be a balloon - i haven't been able to completely forget it. Would really like an explanation. 8/5/01
10/15/88 13:00 Tacoma WA Circle 2 minutes Disc follows fighter jets to air base 2/18/11
10/15/88 02:00 Bremerton WA Circle 30 minutes Circular craft approximately 500 feet in diameter clearly seen at approximately 1500 feet altitude. 8/7/11
10/15/88 01:00 Ottawa (Canada) ON Triangle 45 minutes ...triangular in shape blotting out most of the bluff in the background, the horizon and part of the night sky 7/5/05
10/15/88 00:30 Greers Ferry (Greers Ferry Lake) AR Circle 2-3 min. Three moon sized objects appeared in the form of lights and lite the intire lake up and I could see a mountain about 10 miles from me,j 11/20/02
10/12/88 16:30 Melbourne (VIC, Australia)
Cigar 15 MIN'S Large cigar shaped craft,flying sideways,over bay,toward's our car. 9/29/04
10/10/88 22:45 Seattle (Ballard area) WA Unknown 2 sec. Two adult witnesses are stunned by the sound of an object that streaks above the home they are in. 4/27/04
10/10/88 22:00 Boulder CO Light 1 minute Three Stars Begin to Move Randomly, Stop, Change Direction, Move Again, And Then Vanish 7/16/06
10/10/88 21:00 New Gloucester ME Unknown few minutes I'm still afraid to look at the sky at night. 1/10/09
10/10/88 18:00 Milwaukee WI Triangle 10 minutes A silent black triangular object with no lights moved over us as we walked our dog across a school playground. 8/7/07
10/9/88 21:00 Bridgend
Disk 15 mins The experience was not frightening, it was a beautiful craft that we saw and if it were to come back then it would be great! 2/18/01
10/7/88 21:40 Vermillion OH Rectangle 10min Disk shaped ufo sighting preceeded by unusual claps of thunder and light-bubbles rising above a horizon of trees. 2/1/07
10/5/88 06:30 Daqing (China)
Changing 2mins cicular then oval red dish took place from ground 10/11/05
10/2/88 22:30 Fishkill NY Formation 10 minutes Lights over Fishkill N.Y. 10/12/01