UFO Sighting Report - USA
June 17th 2009 : Salem, Marion County, Oregon
UFOINFO Sighting Form Report
Location: Salem, Oregon - Marion County
Date: June 17 2009
Time: 10:00 PM
Number of witnesses: 2
Number of objects: 1+
Shape of objects: Lights - vague outline of triangular shape with longer nose, possibly concave between bottom 2 points
Weather Conditions: clear sky, after dusk, could see stars clearly, sky was a deep blue but not dark
Description: I was looking up at the stars, which I could see clearly (this tends to be unusual with our normally cloudy skies), and I suddenly saw a bright starlike light (white with reddish around edges)which faded quickly as it moved slow about 2 inches toward the north. I thought this was a shooting star or something. Then another bright starlike light shone to just the east of it, but this one started shooting around wildly like a pinball machine, erratic and quickly with no discernible pattern and at extreme angles, but completely unlike a plane possibly could, within about a 5 in radius (from my perspective).
Then this light headed southward at a more steady pace, and as it went I could see several lights blinking quickly in different colors - red, white, blue, green - but these lights blinked randomly and all around a two inch-long object that I could just vaguely see (It seemed very high up). At one point they almost seemed to light up rapidly in a 'band' across the width of the object. It looked slightly grey against the deep blue sky, and it appeared to have an elongated point at it's head and possibly two shorter points at its end with a concave bottom (it may have had more points to it, but it was very unclear). All the blinking lights were no bigger than most of the stars around the sky.
As it headed south overhead it traveled about the speed of a plane way high up, but it kept blinking these colored lights in a random effect all over the face of it. Then smaller white lights began shooting away from it one & two at a time in all directions, going away up to about 5-6 inches. It still had a main white light, brighter than the rest, which continued to blink at erratic but consistent intervals. We watched it do this until it was very far south, to the distant tree line. Small lights continually came off from it, although they were very hard to see once it had reached that far away.
About 10 minutes later, what looked to be a regular airplane, with one white light & one red flashing at regular & consistent intervals, crossed the sky in the same path and disappeared at the same point beyond the trees.