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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/15/1968 19:00 (Entered as : 08/15/68 19:00)
Reported: 3/14/2002 9:15:22 AM 09:15
Location: St. Laurent (Canada), PQ
Duration: 5 minutes
|Dear Mr. Davenport : A couple weeks back, on Jeff Rense’s radio show, you asked people to come forward with their testimonies, even if they related to events that occurred many years ago. I would like to report a UFO sighting that I experienced back in the month of August 1968. I know that this is long time ago, but I was so impressed with this incident that I still have a vivid memory of it. So there it is: On evening around 7 :00 P.M. during the month of August 1968 (I can’t remember the exact date), I was sitting on the porch of one of my friend’s house located on Decelles Street in St-Laurent, Quebec, which is a suburb of Montreal. We were three persons there: myself, this friend who lived at this house and another friend. We were 16-17 year old teenagers at the time and we were just talking. The porch of the house faced west and the sun was setting, but the sky was perfectly clear and it was still quite bright.
All of a sudden, something caught the corner of my eye, in the Southwestern sky, at about an elevation of about 45 degrees. There was a cluster of at least a dozen disc-shaped and dark-colored objects that were moving to the north. As they crossed the sky, they assembled in a perfect V-shape and vanished somewhere in the darker part of the northern sky. The discs were about the size of pinky fingernail held at arms length and it took them about 5 seconds to cross the sky. I would say that their altitude was above 20,000 feet and they seemed to travel very fast. There was no sound.
Less than a minute later, another similar group of objects that seemed to just materialize in the same southwest location of the sky, crossed the sky, while assembling in a V-shape formation, and then vanished towards the north. At first, not believing what I was seeing, I did not say a word to either one of my friends, but then I noticed that one of them was also looking at the sky in disbelief. We looked at each other exclaiming something like « what the hell is that??? ». We pointed out the discs to our third friend, who also saw them.
This continued for at least another five minutes. We observed at least ten other groups of discs that would always perform the same maneuver: they would appear in a “bunch” and move to the north while lining-up in a perfect V-formation. All in all, we must have seen more than 100 of these discs cross the sky.
These were definitely not aircraft or birds.
((NUFORC Note: Date in August 1968 is approximate. PD))