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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 7/17/2014 14:40 (Entered as : 07/17/14 14:40)
Reported: 7/17/2014 12:29:08 PM 12:29
Location: Somers, CT
Duration: 20 minutes ongoing
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|irregular military activity in civilian airspace
this is not really a ufo report but more of irregular military activity in a rather none military area.
I witnessed first a pair of UH-60 Blackhawk gunships with flyby wire missiles loaded traveling southward which is odd. Being on the other side of the state from Skiorsky it not odd to occasionally see a single hawk in the air, but to see 2 let alone armed gunships in the air is rare. What happens next is what makes me wonder. flying low enough as to either land, or to be below the radar screen a c-130 flys east to west and this is not the first time i've seen one of these flying in this direction and altitude in the last month more actually the 7th time. There is no air base in the region that supports these aircraft certainly not in a east to west manner that they are flying. There is the westover air force reserve base however it is north of my location and the distance is too soon for the planes to be on a landing approach, these c-130's have been flying lower then normal air traffic approaching the much closer bradley international airport and are on an intersect course with normal air traffic, which i also find to be very odd, as the FFA tends to be anal when military planes due such a thing.