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.

Southbury, Connecticut, USA; November 28, 1974

Name: John Platt

Date of Sighting: 1974, 8-9 Pm

Location of Sighting: Southbury Ct, USA 06488, purchase brook road

Shape(s) of UFO(s): triangle

Size(s) of UFO(s): 100 feet long

Color(s) of UFO(s): black

Number of UFO(s): one

Distance of UFO(s) in sky: 150 feet high

Direction of Travel for UFO(s): staionary

Other Known Object(s) (For possible reference, or contrast): one beam of light upon cousin

Further Description of Sighting: Thanksgiving day 1974, entire family over for diner, neighbor also a cousin barged in and told us about it, we all went out into the cow pasture field and watched it overhead for 1 hour, we beamed a 10 D battery army flashight on it, it enclosed another cousin in light for maybe 30 seconds, we all then ran back to our house, 7 witnesses.

No noise except one short hiss. Another cousin and his wife saw it again 2 weeks later hovering over SATCOM satellite dishes 3 miles away. No more sightings since 1974 and I look for it often.

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Southbury, Connecticut, USA; September 19, 2009

Name: Donna

Date of Sighting (and time if known): 09/19/09 / believe it was 7:52 according to my son’s phone, but I thought that it was later.

Location of Sighting: Southbury, CT

Shape(s) of UFO(s) (If Known): Saw a disc & what appeared to be a beam coming down from it. IT resembled a flashlight pointed towards the earth. It was a cone shape light, and it slowly faded. It was not anything that I have seen. The sky was clear & there was absolutely nothing flying around that we could see.

Size(s) of UFO(s) (If Known): ?? Large

Color(s) of UFO(s) (If Known): white

Number of UFO(s) (If Known): 1

Distance of UFO(s) in sky (If Known):

Direction of Travel for UFO(s) (If Known): It stood still & disappeared as the light faded.

Other Known Object(s) (For possible reference, or contrast): oval light with beam. Resembed a flashlight beam

Further Description of Sighting: Others saw it, but they appeared to be drinking, and quite honestly, they probably did not believe what they saw. We watched and listened as they commented.