Southbury, Connecticut, USA; 1972

Name: john platt

Date of Sighting: 1972 10PM

Location of Sighting: purchase brook road southbury Ct

Shape(s) of UFO(s): silent, huge, hovered over 6 of us, my parents, cousins and me and sister

Size(s) of UFO(s): size of a zeppelin, cigar shaped, light scouring the ground in a vacant cow field

Color(s) of UFO(s): black

Number of UFO(s): one

Distance of UFO(s) in sky: very low, 300 feet?

Direction of Travel for UFO(s): west, very slow, hovering

Further Description of Sighting: very quiet, 6 lights in body compartment went flashing twice, then total darkness, flash light did not have any effect on lighting up, beam on ground all around us, we were all waving and yelling to it, just hovered there beaming light on the ground, never on us. Mothered gathered us all up and ran back into woods and path back to house, all were shaken, parents explained it away as maybe a hot air balloon? I was only 10 yrs old.