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UFO Sighting Report - USA

July 18th 2003 : Coshocton, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio An Orange Boomerang Shaped Object

Date: July 18, 2003
Time: 12:45 a.m.

Location of Sighting: Kensington Rd. Coshocton, OH (Ma & Pa)
Number of witnesses: 1
Number of objects: ?
Shape of objects: Looked like stars (all except first)

Full Description of event/sighting: Ok. I tried to report this when it happened to 5 different sites and MUFON was the only one that worked. I have been on for years now so this is the truth so why not add it to your database?

I have always been interested in weird things (paranormal) and I am a normal college student about to graduate in June with a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Ohio State and I just want everyone to know the truth.

On the early morning of July 18, 2003 at 12:45am I stepped out the back door of my parents to smoke a cigarette. I was a two pack a day smoker at the time. I felt a premonition to turn around and look over the door, over the roof, over the house. This was 4 years ago but I remember it very clearly.

I looked up and there was this boomerang looking orange thing. It was like a cigarette, cherry and orange but dull like when the cigarette isn't being hit and isn't lit up. Ok, long wings like a boomerang and about the size of the moon when it is normal altitude and like a fingernail. In the middle was a shaft almost like a butterfly, but more like a bat (curved, thinner wings). The "wings" came to a point at the ends. The shaft I remember was very close to the wings and almost touching but they didn't look covalently connected.

This flew in kind of an arc (it was really weird, jagged but fluid) (Like a fluid motion but jerky, hard to put in words). I would say over 15 degrees of the sky, from NW over the roof to curve S, then SE (from my perspective relative to the horizon). This was all a matter of seconds.

Then orange "stars" would appear in the same rectangular patch of sky (15x15 degrees) (right after the "boomerang") one at a time and go really fast and totally fluidly in crazy arcs and turns which must have had incredible G-forces. Because they were so fast ( I assume) they left a tracer and another would begin before the first was done almost like the light show of a lifetime. They had different start and stop points but all within this "rectangle" (maybe a little wider than tall) this lasted for like 15 minutes because I remember looking at the clock. It sucked because I knew I needed a camera but I lived at school and I don't even know where one would be (my dad born in '47 mom in '49) and I didn't want to miss it. I didn't know what to do really as I was totally in shock and awe that was the title when I submitted it to MUFON, "Shock and Awe".

Anyways there was either a couple of fast "ones" or 100 -100s of them. So after however long (it was very impressive believe me) I decided I could run in the door grab the phone and would not miss anything. I called my sister (night owl) and tried to describe to her what I was seeing (I bashed my knee trying to snatch the phone all fast) and she was half out of it but looked outside in Columbus and saw nothing. She was no help so finally I got off the phone. A couple more minutes went by so I said to myself "I will run up and wake up my parents and get them out here pronto!" I ran inside up the stairs and said "Mom, Dad come out now" and ran out. I got out there and nothing.

My dad was pretty fast and was only like a minute behind though half-asleep. (1:00 am by now) He comes out and this bigger white light (like a couple of stars conglomerated) (still looking the same direction over roof which is N-NW) shot from east to west (from my perspective) just above the horizon. I said Dad, did you see that ? He is old, skeptical, and tired. He said "what?" It happened again and he saw it, I said "see it?" He said "Yeah, I think it was a bird or something (he thinks wrong in this case) "Then nothing. My Mom gets out there. I was kind of asking my Dad what he saw and looked up and right from the horizon straight up was a column of smoke. My parents go to Daytona every year and it reminded me of the space shuttle taking off but not nearly as thick in diameter and the column of "cloud" was wobbly looking. And that is it. I have never seen anything else though I try to look.

My Dad still says he saw something. Mom saw nothing. It is finals week so a reply might wait until next week or at least Friday. Plus I have no internet connection at my home, so it is a hassle to check my e-mail as often as I'd like. But I really didn't leave much out. It has been about 4 years and if you ask my Dad or my sister everything I told you is 100% true.

Thank you to the witness for the report.

Brian Vike, Director HBCC UFO Research.
HBCC UFO Research International:

HBCC UFO Research, Box 1091 Houston, British Columbia, Canada - VOJ 1ZO

[UFOINFO thanks Brian Vike for passing this report on.]