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  The 2005 UFO Chronology

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December 15, 2009  release, updated 17 Dec 2009:
This is page is under construction and cases will be added as they are located. Our thanks for these chronologies must go to the A-Team, in particular, Don Johnson (UFOCAT), Dan Wilson (archive researcher), Jean Waskiewicz (online NICAP DBase [NSID], and Peter Davenport (NUFORC). You will note the many foreign reports that we are now being able to access.

Francis Ridge
NICAP Site Coordinator


The  UFO Chronology
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Jan. 31, 2005 - At ten o'clock at night a triangular object hovered over a frozen pond in Columbia City, Indiana for three minutes and melted the ice. On the same night in Wood River, Nebraska a bright oval-shaped object allegedly picked up a cow. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, January 2005 webpage, reports uploaded Feb. 8, 2005).

Feb. 21, 2005 - A man and his son spotted a huge triangular shaped UFO flying over Southfield, Michigan at 6:30 p.m. It flew at a high rate of speed, then suddenly stopped and made a quick turn, then shot off into the atmosphere. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, February 2005 webpage, report dated May 11, 2005).

Mar. 5, 2005 - Two football-shaped solid yellow lights passed a car and its driver at close range northeast of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They buzzed the car only four feet away and just six feet off the ground. No sound  was heard or heat felt during the close encounter. (Source: Geoff Dittman, Canadian UFO Survey 2005, case # 17, citing NUFORC).

Apr. 6, 2005 - In Oakdale, California a glowing orange-colored spherical object zigzagged across the sky at a high rate of speed at 8:40 p.m. It was completely silent. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, April 2005 webpage).

Apr. 21, 2005 - A buzzing sound interupted a witness's piano playing and singing in Piscataway, New Jersey at 10:50 p.m. Looking out the window, only 20-30 feet up in the air and a short distance from the house, was a half lit lighted object with green slats; the object having white and red lights on other side. The close encounter lasted three minutes. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, report uploaded May 11, 2005).

Apr. 23, 2005 - Four witnesses in Rossland, British Columbia saw numerous bright blue lights rising and descending over a mountain, engaging in erratic flight. (Source: Geoff Dittman, Canadian UFO Survey 2005, case 28, citing HBCCUFO).

Apr. 25, 2005 - There were two reports this date of a diamond shaped UFO with four main lights, together with a bunch of small white lines on the underneath part, from Lompoc, California to the National UFO Reporting Center. The sighting occurred at 2:50 a.m. The UFO made a horribly loud, high pitched humming sound. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, April 2005 webpage).

May 5, 2005 - At nine o'clock in the evening a triangular object appeared over a small lake in Louisville, Kentucky with beams entering the water. After 15 minutes it then ascended into sky. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, May 2005 webpage).

May 8, 2005 - At around 11:00 a.m. a small sphere, moving very fast to the west, flew directly under a private aircraft flying at 3,500 feet near Phoenix, Arizona. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, May 2005 webpage).

May 14, 2005 - A large black triangular UFO flew over Grand View, Idaho at a slow speed at 10:38 p.m., flying at a high altitude and moving from the northwest to the southeast. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, May 2005 webpage).

May 25, 2005 - In Oriental, North Carolina an eerie purple and greenish glow came from a craft that was estimated to be about 24 feet diameter. It hovered next to some tree limbs, and was partly concealed by them. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, May 2005 webpage).

Jun. 19, 2005 - At 3:15 in the afternoon in Silverdale, Washington a black rectangular object was sighted flying from south to north in a straight line and at a constant speed making no sound. The sighting lasted less than 30 seconds. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, June 2005 webpage, report posted June 20, 2005).

July 3, 2005; San Francisco, California
8:32 p.m. local. Witnesses observe and photograph an object near an aircaft. (NARCAP)

Jul. 7, 2005 - A cigar-shaped object with a reddish-orange glow underneath was sighted flying over Lexington, Kentucky at 11:00 p.m. It moved sideways, rather than with its pointed end forward, from the southwest to the northeast. (Source:Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, July 2005 webpage, report uploaded on September 2, 2005).

Jul. 8, 2005 - A bright silver cigar-shaped UFO was sighted coming out of a cloud near a military base in Killeen, Texas at 12:35 p.m. Within ten seconds it disappeared into another cloud but never reappeared. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, July 2005 webpage).

Jul. 19, 2005 - In Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada several gray circular objects darted and played about in the sky at 11:30 p.m., making a low humming sound. (Source: Geoff Dittman, 2005 Canadian UFO Survey, case # 60, citing NUFORC, original report uploaded September 2, 2005).

Aug. 6, 2005 - At 1:30 p.m. a spherical object was sighted 100 feet over the ocean from a boat off Newport Beach, California. The came closer to the boat stopped and hovered for 10 minutes, then reversed and went back in the same direction and at the same speed it had come, and disappeared from sight. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, August 2005 webpage, report uploaded September 2, 2005).

Aug. 11, 2005 - At 8:40 p.m. a man and his son saw a large triangular UFO with three lights fly over Edmonton, Kentucky, with the object flying with the broad part of the triangle facing forward. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, August 2005 webpage, report uploaded September 2, 2005).

Aug. 13, 2005 - The pilot of an Air France airliner reported sighting a UFO 10 miles west of Gatwick Airport, Sussex, England. The object was estimated to be 1-2 metres in length. It had a yellow color and was cylindrical in shape. It was definitely not shaped like a balloon. (Source: British Defence Ministry, case 2005-071).

Aug. 15, 2005 - Two triangular crafts, appearing about 20 minutes about, were seen over Waterford, Michigan at 11:00 p.m. They were fast moving, with one green light and two alternately strobing white lights. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, August 2005 webpage, report uploaded October 11, 2005).

Sep. 4, 2005 - Four police officers sighted a diamond-shaped object over Wolsingham, Northumbria, England at 2:35 a.m. It was the approximate size of a large helicopter, had green lights on either side, and was clearly a three-dimensional craft. (Source: British Defence Ministry, case # 2005-077).

Sep. 7, 2005 - A boomerang shaped object, white with multiple colors on the bottom, was seen over Williamsport, Pennsylvania for about an hour beginning around two p.m. It took off sideways at blinding speed while other objects were suspended in air below it. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2005 webpage, report uploaded October 11, 2005).

Sep. 7, 2005 - In Big Sur, California at 2:00 a.m. a large bright diamond-shaped object, initially stationary, moved quickly across a large area of the sky, dropping "balls of light", before accelerating into outer space.(Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2005 webpage, report uploaded October 11, 2005).

Sep. 14, 2005 - A cigar-shaped UFO flew to the south over Guaynabo, Bayamon province, Puerto Rico at 7:06 a.m. It was the size of a commercial jet, but had no wings. Its polished silver surface reflected the sunlight. It was lost from sight when the craft passed into some cumulus clouds.Duration of the sighting was 15 to 20 seconds. (Source: Mike Vike, www.ufoinfo.com).

Sep. 26, 2005 - A huge non-lit triangular craft with spheres attached to it and others trailing behind, flew over Bay City, Michigan at 11:48 p.m. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2005 webpage, report uploaded October 11, 2005).

Sep. 28, 2005 - At 2:38 a.m. a huge triangular-shaped object with lights glided smoothly to the southeast over Jacksonville Beach, Florida without a sound. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, report uploaded October 11, 2005).

Oct. 2, 2005 - Three bright lights appeared at different times in Westfield, Massachusetts starting at 3:00 a.m. They moved in zig-zag patterns in the sky over a long period of time. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, October 2005 webpage, reported uploaded October 11, 2005).

Oct. 6, 2005 - At 1:15 a.m. an object trailed by a military aircraft flew over Coon Rapids, Minnesota at a high rate of speed, knocking out electrical power in homes. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, October 2005 webpage, report uploaded October 11, 2005).

Oct. 6, 2005 - A cigar-shaped object was seen leaning to the left as it moved through storm clouds over Huachuca City, Arizona at 5:30. It moved to lean to the right, and then became a dot and moved toward another large storm cloud. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, October 2005 webpage, report uploaded Feb. 14, 2006).

Nov. 7, 2005 - At 6:25 p.m. five bright amber lights were sighted over Navarre, Florida in a diamond formation at 45 degrees elevation. The fifth object was above the diamond at a 10 o'clock position. There were two separate reports with multiple witnesses received by the National UFO Reporting Center, including one with Air Force personnel in rural Santa Rosa county. The sightings lasted 10 minutes.(Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, November 2005 webpage).

Nov. 7, 2005 - In Denham Springs, Louisiana a disc-shaped UFO was first sighted around 9:27 p.m., moving at a very fast constant rate of speed to the northwest. The object appeared to be disc-shaped, but standing on edge. It had lights around its periphery. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, November 2005 webpage).

Nov. 25, 2005 - A man was having a late dinner with his family in Wichita, Kansas at 10:30 p.m. when he saw three lights on the horizon. In a flash they grew into a large, nearly blinding light source. He went outside and walked in the direction of the lights, and could see a cigar-shaped object moving up and down in a vertical motion. He had two dogs, and one was barking uncontrollably, while the other--a normally more aggressive dog--was whimpering and hid under the back deck. As he stood watching the UFO , a man about five feet tall approached him. The man spoke to him in a foreign language which he was certain was German. He could not remember anything after that point. The next morning he woke up on his bed. His family had gone and his entire body felt sore, particularly below the waist. (Source: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database, citing Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle).

Nov. 25, 2005 - At sometime around 4 a.m. a 14-year-old witness in Leesport, Pennsylvania was asleep in his bed when he suddenly awoke and caught a brief glimpse of what looked to be an alien face. The figure was standing by a dresser next to his mirror, and was between 4-5 feet tall with large black eyes. As soon as he saw the alien's face he pulled his blanket over his face. Moments later, while hiding under the blanket, he heard shuffling noises on the carpet and also what sounded like plastic tubes being slapped against a hand. The last sound he heard was a loud clapping noise. After daylight had broken he finally had the courage to pull off his covers and go to the bathroom, but by now everything seemed to be back to normal. (Source: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 2005, citing UFO Magazine (USA), December 2005).

Dec. 17, 2005 - At 5:45 p.m. a slow moving, silent  triangular object with red lights was seen in Hockinson, Washington State. It was flying low to the ground and was quiet bright from a distance. It was in view for 90 seconds. At 9:30 p.m. a dark triangle-shaped object with V-shaped lights flew over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida for three minutes. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, Dec. 2005 webpage, reports uploaded February 14, 2006).

Dec. 29, 2005 -  Several large glowing orange balls of light came up from horizon east of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada at around 8:15 p.m. They stopped in the sky, then circled, then dropped from view. A photograph was taken. (Sources: Geoff Dittman, 2005 Canadian UFO Survey, case # 133, citing Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle).