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Monthly Report Index For 11/1996
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
11/30/96 21:15 Kirkland WA
10 min. Mother, son, grandmother witness peculiar lights in S sky. White, blue, then red. Moves across sky, slows, stops, then STREAKS off. 11/2/99
11/30/96 19:15 Vashon Island WA
1 sec. 2x young boys see 2x streaks of white light, "as wide as my thumb at arm's length," STREAK across 160 deg. of sky in 1 sec. 11/2/99
11/30/96 17:12 Salida CO
2 sec. Aerospace engin. sees very bright, metallic-silver obj. streak across sky from NE to SW. Horiz. to hor., 2 sec.. Flames released. 11/2/99
11/30/96 22:00 Sedona AZ Light 10-15 minutes Three round bright lights in triangle formation near Northern Slopes Foothills North. 3/2/04
11/30/96 21:00 Shreveport LA Unknown 30 SECONDS IT WAS DARK I WAS DRIVING AND IT LOOKED LIKE A PLANE WITH A SMALLER OBJECT FLYING RIGHT UP TO IT AND ROTATING AROUND IT. 1/22/00
11/30/96 07:00 La Joya TX Disk few minutes South Texas migrant worker sees "flying disk" while deer hunting. 9/21/00
11/30/96 03:00 Outlook WA Light 3x 3-sec.intervals 1996 Nov. or Dec. coming in from a bad ice storm and snow. The Valley lit into day three times for about three seconds each time.. I 8/30/99
11/29/96 19:05 Los Angeles CA
25 sec. 3x youth playing baseball see "polygon, or square shaped" object in night sky. Strobed blue, changed color. (No written report.) 11/2/99
11/29/96 21:45 Sedona AZ Light 5 minutes Orange Blazing Light over Rim of Mountain Northeast of Long Canyon. 3/2/04
11/28/96 22:30 Wheelersburg OH Light 25 seconds A pair of stars begin to circle each other....shoot off...then return to their original positions.... 9/12/03
11/28/96 21:00 Bellevue WA
3 sec. A young man repts. seeing a "star" in the N sky move horizontally, and then suddenly drop vertically very fast. Very prominent. 11/2/99
11/27/96 19:30 Seattle WA
5 sec. Woman reports witnessing a distinctly green flash of light, followed by a second identical flash. Very strange in appearance. 11/2/99
11/27/96 20:00 Millington TN Chevron 2 min seethrought cheveron shape that made no noise 9/17/00
11/27/96 Graham County NC

Police report--Possible twinkling star. 2/8/05
11/26/96 20:25 Poteau OK Triangle
A Very Large Triangle Shaped vessel with amber light all around and the shell looked kinda burnt. 2/14/06
11/26/96 09:00 Bloomsburg PA Teardrop 2 minutes Black balloon shaped object on thanksgiving day 1996 in Central PA 5/15/06
11/26/96 03:20 Daytona Beach FL Disk 1minute miles to the east we saw 5 discs in a semi arc. they were the size of a dinner plate. color that of a lighter flame, yellow. the clouds 11/20/02
11/25/96 23:15 Alice Springs (NT, Australia)


Aust. Hotline: Callers report 4x " intensely bright orange fireball lights" heading W. 10x photos. Police witness, submit report. 11/2/99
11/25/96 22:30 Canberra (Australia)


Aust. Hotline: A number of intense orange fireball lights travelling fast over Canberra. Go E to W, then turn to NW. 11/2/99
11/25/96 20:00 Monterey CA
4 min. Man returns to site of previous sighting 26OC96. Sees 3x cyl.-shaped objs.in triangular formation, streak overhead; then 8x more. 11/2/99
11/25/96 17:25 Perth (Western Australia)


Aust. Hotline: Callers rept. a "large, bright cigar-shaped" obj. travelling from N to S. Length: 1" at arm's length; 20+ miles dist. 11/2/99
11/25/96 01:25 Adelaide (South Australia)


Aust. Hotline: Callers rept. several "soft white balls of light" heading E, then turn W, then speed off to N. 11/2/99
11/25/96 22:15 Arnolds Park IA Triangle 30 seconds Triangular Shaped Object Hovering Over Frozen Lower Gar Lake No More Than 1500ft (Aprox 1/4 Mile Away) From Bridge I Was Standing On. 11/17/99
11/24/96 19:30 Bismarck ND
60 sec. Nat. Weather Serv. meteorologist repts. peculiar, round, orange obj. in S sky. "Like orange of space shuttle exhaust." Not star. 11/2/99
11/24/96 18:07 Bismarck ND Light 60 sec. Nat. Weather Serv. empl. sees a small, circular, distinctly flame-orange obj. in the S sky. Brighter & larger than brightest star. 11/2/99
11/24/96 04:50 Poway CA
30 min. Couple sees "a bunch of bright lights, flashing" in the night sky. "It looks like a walnut." Cluster reptd. to move across the sky. 8/5/01
11/24/96 21:00 Miami FL Light 2 min A light the size of an average star was spotted traveling at grater spped than commmercial aircraft at a high altitude. 3/7/98
11/23/96 21:40 Kingsville OH
18 min. Woman & daughter witness 3 lights circling in sky above car; follow car for several miles. Suddenly wink out. (Advertising lights??) 11/2/99
11/23/96 20:45 Stockton CA
30 min. Woman, daughter,3x other cars witness LARGE, spherical obj. rotating in night sky. 100x BRIGHT lights. Changed rotation dir. 11/2/99
11/23/96 19:30 French Camp CA
5 min. Fem. empl. of sheriff's off. on way to work sees large, round obj. w/ bright lights rotating, moving in W sky. Very prominant, strange. 11/2/99
11/23/96 02:15 Stamping Ground KY Triangle 8 minutes Giant black triangle hovers over me and my car while parked on Union Ridge in northern Franklin Co. Kentucky... 3/21/03
11/20/96 22:30 North Port FL
8 min. Man & wife witness large white light in distance. Grows larger, descends, passes directly overhead. Big disc. Dog, cats VERY upset. 11/2/99
11/20/96 21:30 Parma (??) OH Circle 10MIN. I WENT OUTSIDE TO TAKE OUT THE GARBAGE DURING THE INDIANDS PLAYOFF GAME I WENT TO THE BACK YARD LOOKED UP AT THE TOWER AND SAW A LIGHT. 10/19/99
11/20/96 19:00 Wirral (Liverpool) (UK/England)
Triangle 5 minutes three lights in formation. 2/18/01
11/20/96 08:00 Surfside (on the beach) TX Diamond seemedlike 3hours It appeared above me app. 200 ft. with 3 lights; {leftlight, red} {right light,green} {middle light, bright white.} The middle light bl 1/28/99
11/20/96 00:00 Wilmington NC Diamond 4 MINUTES COMING HOME ONE NITE WE SAW A DIAMOND SHAPE OBJECT APPEAR FROM NOWHERE AND IT HOVERED FOR A FEW MINUTES AND THEN DISAPPEARED. 1/7/00
11/20/96 Los Angeles CA

Airline pilot reports peculiar object near Gorman VOR in California. 5/28/05
11/19/96 23:05 Middleville MI
3 sec. Woman sees bright "fluorescent glowing green" obj. streak across the sky in dir. of airport. Size: 1" at arm's length; round. BRIGHT. 11/2/99
11/17/96 02:30 Arcadia CA
3 sec. 2x young men see large triangular obj. w/ lights on corners. Dips, rises, several times, then STREAKS to W. Had "shimmering effect." 11/2/99
11/17/96 21:00 Las Vegas NV Light 1 to 2 sec. Saw a stationary "star" all of a sudden zip to the west, across the southwest sky. 1/28/99
11/17/96 04:30 Big Flats NY

Woman relays that man & son had witnessed a dramatic reddish-yellow light in the night sky. 11/2/99
11/17/96 Grandview MO

Multiple residents see 2x large triangles w/ lights & fireball behind it fly over, call 911. Police choppers respond; neg.. Loud. TV. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:23 Mansfield PA Round 5 sec. Man saw orange fireball pass across the sky at very high speed from E to W. Approx. 1/4-1/2 dia. of moon. Very fast, bright. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:20 Watkins Glen NY
3 sec. Six teenagers on hill witness a BRIGHT ball of fire w/ a green/yellow trail streak across the sky. Covered 110 degrees in 3 seconds. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:15 Frostburg MD
5 sec. Man sees a bright yellow, round ball of light w/ green tail stretching from hor. to hor. go slowly from NE to SE in W sky. Clear sky. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:15 Greenwich CT


8/5/01
11/16/96 23:14 Greenwich CT
7 sec. 2x men see VERY bright yellow/orange ball of light STREAK across sky E to W parallel to horizon. Not a/c or meteor they thought. 8/5/01
11/16/96 23:13 Reading PA
5 sec. Man sees VERY BRIGHT orange/red, distinctly round fireball STREAK across sky parallel to horiz. Long tail! Not meteor, he thought. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10 Frostburg MD

Man (anonymous) repts. that his brother had seen a strange light streak from N to S. "Scared the daylights out of him." (No facts.) 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10 New York City NY

News media rept. Pakistani & TWA airliners departing JFKennedy airport witness very bizarre, fast obj. in their proximity. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10 Odessa NY
30 sec. Husband & wife witness a large ball of light w/ a long green trail streak across sky. Very dramatic sighting. 11/2/99
11/16/96 23:10 Jacksonville FL

Jacksonville FAA relays rept. from 2 airliners: both at 41' k. see two objs. in large cloud of blue light streak by them. NOT meteors. 8/5/01
11/16/96 22:15 Lake City WA
45 sec. Young man sees disc-shaped obj. w/ "double dome--top and bottom, w/ red light around middle" do wild gyrations in N sky. Streaked. 11/2/99
11/16/96 22:00 Riverside NJ
30 min. Woman & daughter see V-shaped obj. w/ red/blue/green lights streak across sky, stop dead, hover. Many neighbors witness object. 11/2/99
11/16/96 22:00 Bandy NY
4 sec. Young man sees very prominant white light streak from E to W in southern sky. BRIGHT white light, and VERY fast. Short trail. 11/2/99
11/16/96 21:30 Silver Spring MD Triangle 45 seconds Triangular Craft Flies Through Boyfirend's Neighborhood. 6/3/03
11/16/96 21:30 Canton PA Light 1 minute The blue lights zigzagged very rapidly across the sky and would come to a dead stop and then do it again. 3/6/01
11/16/96 16:30 Las Vegas NV Light 1 hour number of strange lights seen in NV test site Area 51 months before phoenix sighting 1/22/04
11/16/96 Gorman VOR (inflight) CA

Airline pilot reports peculiar object near Gorman VOR in California. 3/1/04
11/15/96 20:30 Blossburg PA
30 sec. Sen.mil.(ret.) sees large, rnd, bright "ball of orange light" ahead,in formation w/ comm. a/c pass overhead! NOT meteor.Exclnt rept.! 11/2/99
11/15/96 22:30 Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire (UK/England)
Triangle SECONDS MANY BLACK TRIANGLE SIGHTINGS NOV 1996 AND FLASHES OF BRIGHT WHITE OR BLUE LIGHTS AT SAME TIME,LIGHTING UP ROOMS OR THE SKY.CREDIBLE AC 3/7/98
11/15/96 22:30 Albuquerque (Manzano Mountains) NM Sphere 30 minutes A bright purple sphere Hoovers then uses some type of warp drive to dissappear. 9/9/13
11/15/96 20:50 Lima OH Light 10 minutes 2 adult women about 1 mile apart saw a bright
light 1/2 moon in diameter hover between and
above them for about 10 min., then vanish
3/7/98
11/15/96 17:00 Lincoln NE Diamond 5 min Orange narrow diamond shaped ufo seen rotating in tree top next to my apartment. 3/21/03
11/15/96 10:21 Harker Heights TX Light 2 minutes This dot of light was moving quite fast and then it stopped and took off 90 degrees from the direction it was traveling 1/27/05
11/14/96 18:20 Salem OR
3 min. 4 individuals witness distinctly red light above clouds. Changes to white, back to red, then disappears. Video footage taken. 11/2/99
11/14/96 19:00 Hobe Sound FL Fireball 5 seconds Green fireball moving at high rate of speed. 3/7/98
11/14/96 14:15 Corvallis MT Sphere 3 seconds glowing orb like object displacing dense fog 11/28/07
11/13/96 23:56 Harrisburg (just outside of) PA Light 4 minutes Flew around in sky then flew off in westerly direction. 1/28/99
11/13/96 23:30 Seminole FL Triangle 5 min. I out of my front door to let the dog out. I remember I stared at this bright star that was pulsating. Then I had a feeling that I was 11/1/98
11/13/96 19:45 Hesperia CA Triangle 6 min. Huge Black Triangular Craft hovers over the 15 Freeway in High Desert,CA. 1996 6/12/07
11/12/96 22:30 Donnelly ID Triangle 5 minutes Black triangle in the mountains of Idaho 4/27/07
11/12/96 01:00
NV Triangle 40minutes large triangle shape flying object hovering silently above me. 7/5/05
11/11/96 23:00 York (UK/England)
Light 5 minutes Fast travelling, in formation, rapid change of trajectory. 9/2/05
11/9/96 12:00 Plymouth IN Triangle 2 minutes 3 Silent Black Triangles flying in a One Sided Formation with Dim Lights in the shape of a V on the bottom 10/20/05
11/9/96 02:00 Canyonville OR Disk 5 minutes Disk-shaped craft spotted hovering in the sky 6/6/00
11/7/96 23:30 Seattle WA Sphere 7 sec. Dimly lit group of colored objects hovering over the Woodland Park Zoo emitting light beams similar to spotlights.

I was walking my
3/7/98
11/6/96 17:00 San Jose IL Formation 3-4 minutes Coming home from voting in "96" my wife and I noticed 7-8 craft off to the west. Flying very erratically, almost looked like they were 1/28/99
11/3/96 18:55 Longmont CO
2 min. Mother & daughter see immense blue flash in sky. 2 min. later, saw shaft of blue light w/oblong cloud on top, illuminated on inside. 11/2/99
11/2/96 05:00 New Albany PA
12 min. 2x turkey hunters notice a very bright, round light in sky. Obj. suddenly breaks into 8-10 individual lights. Center translucent. 11/2/99
11/2/96 02:00 Reno to Dallas (aboard jetliner enroute between) TX Triangle few seconds Even though I am a private pilot, I spend every hour of jet flight viewing the earth below. COvered window allowed spotting overtaking 9/6/02
11/1/96 23:00 Federal Way WA Circle 1-2 sec Saw an extremely fast white dot (similar to a slow moving satalite but very fast) Zoom across the Puget Sound sky.North to South 8/16/02
11/1/96 22:00 Oirsbeek (Netherlands)
Light 2 maybe 3 seconds Strange lichtbeams in the sky 3/4/03
11/1/96 21:00 Chillicothe OH Other 10-20 sec. round white lights in a slanted row. 4/2/99
11/1/96 19:00 Merrimac MA Triangle 40 seconds Massachsuetts - 1996 - Very Clear, Unmistakable, Evening Sighting 5/12/09
11/1/96 12:00 Vilonia AR Cylinder 5 min. Cylinder-shaped object decended and began circling a nearby cell-phone tower. It shortly vanished. 2/16/99