Last updated October 2, 2015
North Carolina Triangular UFO Database
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September 21, 1:30 a.m.
Lights in the sky were seen over Frisco that formed the shape of a boomerang. The object seemed to be headed in a northerly direction before the eyewitness lost track of the craft. MUFON
August 28, 11:00 p.m.
A pulsing V-shape seen with two oval-shaped lights was seen “at the altitude of a small airplane.” MUFON
August 18, 3:15 a.m.
A triangular craft with pulsating lights (red, blue, yellow and green) was seen over Knightdale. It was stationary but “dropped straight down.” MUFON
August 12, 11:12 p.m.
West Jefferson, NC
A triangular object with white lights on each corner and a red light in the center was spotted at a high altitude over West Jefferson. NUFORC
August 8, 10:15 p.m.
Three reddish lights in a triangle formation were spotted “over Fort Bragg” while the eyewitness was driving into Raeford from Southern Pines. The lights “were streaking towards earth” for a few seconds before suddenly disappearing. NUFORC
August 5, 9:00 p.m.
Weddington, Wesley Chapel, NC
A triangular craft with pulsating lights on each point of the triangle was spotted over Weddington Road. The craft was stationary during the sighting and made no sound. NUFORC
July 23, 11:00 p.m.
An eyewitness on Rock Haven Road spotted three bright lights as bright as, and about the same color as, the moon. The lights were in a possible trianglular pattern, but cloud cover apparently hindered certainty. NUFORC
July 20, 12:45 a.m.
Three lights in a triangular pattern were observed above Henderson. The lights remained stationary for about 10 minutes, then made a turn to their right and flew away. NUFORC
July 20, 12:00 a.m.
A boomerang-shaped object was spotted over Kernersville. The eyewitness reported that the entire object was glowing with no other discernible lights. The glowing color was golden-amber. While overhead, the object turned right and then sped away. MUFON (pic on mufon)
July 4, 11:49 p.m.
High Point, NC
A triangular object that appeared to be pulsating with color that “kind of looked like fire” was spotted over Thomasville. MUFON
July 4, 11:00 p.m.
An anonymous eyewitness reported three red lights in an elongated triangular shape hovering over Lake Hickory. The lights “dissipated” after about one minute. NUFORC
June 29, 1:30 a.m.
Kings Mountain, NC
An “enormous triangular craft” with three bright lights at each point was spotted from Highway 74 in Kings Mountain. The eyewitness only reported seeing the craft hovering in one position. After going inside and coming back out, the craft was gone but he saw a pulsating orb “just to the right of the moon,” spinning and changing colors. MUFON
June 28, 10:00 p.m.
A woman reported a triangular-shaped object with lights in the sky near Lillington. The woman and two other eyewitnesses were driving on Route 421, going south from Erwin to Lillington. MUFON
June 24, 8:30 p.m.
A triangular craft with three white, pulsating lights was seen hovering at first, then moving slowly in a northeasternly direction through the skies over Hampstead. As the eyewitness watched, the lights went out and the craft disappeared. MUFON
June 20, 12:30 a.m.
Lights in the shape of a pyramid were seen traveling back and forth through the sky for as long as 20 minutes by three eyewitnesses in Wendell. At several points, the lights seemed to “dance”. MUFON
June 11, 8:00 p.m.
A triangle-shaped craft with three white, pulsating lights was seen hovering over Concord before moving off in a northeasternly direction. The lights went out and the craft disappeared. [NOTE: This description is almost identical to the Hampstead sighting on June 24. It is unclear if these reports are from the same eyewitness or not] MUFON
June 18, 10:30 p.m.
A triangular-shaped UFO with brights on each corner was reported over Mooresville. The eyewitness stated that on two sides, the lights “went across the whole object.” There was also a bright light in the center of the craft. It moved in southern / south-western direction. MUFON
June 15, 10:00 p.m.
An eyewitness noticed blinking lights in a triangular formation moving very fast across the sky. The object was observed for over one minute until it disappeared from sight. MUFON
June 5, 8:20 p.m.
Fuquay Varina, NC
Two chevron-shaped craft with lights at each tip were seen over Fuquay Varin by multiple witnesses. When first seen, the lights were white. The witnesses lost sight of them for about one minute. When they saw them again, the lights were red and blue. NUFORC
May 24, 10:48 p.m.
“3 triangles moving faced paced back an forth flashing. Moving fast, pacing back and forth they come back and forth moving extremely fast.” NUFORC
May 23, [Time Not Given]
A black, triangular object was reported just beneath the cloud cover. It allegedly “swirled around, doing a loop and flying like a bird would, but never changing its triangular shape.” MUFON
May 12, 9:45 p.m.
Three lights in the formation of a vertical equilateral triangle were spotted moving across the sky toward the east. The two lights in the back were white and the one in front was blue. Two eyewitnesses were drawn to the lights after hearing a brief, deep sound like an engine running that lasted only a couple of seconds. The formation of lights seemed to turn from vertical to horizontal, so that only the blue light and one white light were visible. The eyewitnesses watched the lights until they went out of sight. [These are well-done reports by a mother and daughter, and should be read in their entirety on the NUFORC site]
May 6, 9:09 p.m.
At least 15 triangle-shaped orange objects were seen slowly flying in an “arch formation” over Charlotte. As the eyewitness watched, the silent objects began disappearing behind the night clouds. NUFORC
April 27, 11:30 p.m.
A possible triangular shaped craft was seen over the Lake Norman area. The eyewitness reports that at one point lights associated with the craft appeared to separate ‘into different lights but came back together.” The witnesses watched it for 45 minutes. MUFON
April 22, 9:20 p.m.
A group of yellowish lights in a V-shape formation were spotted moving in a northerly direction. There were five lights – three on one side of the “V” and two on the other. The lights were observed for about one minute. NUFORC
April 11, 9:45 p.m.
A triangular UFO “about the size of a football field” was seen over the Charlotte / Huntersville area. The object had lights at each corner of the craft. The lights appeared man-made to the witness, who watched the craft with another couple for 5 – 10 minutes. NUFORC
March 29, 12:30 a.m.
A black triangular object with white lights in each corner and one red light in the center was seen hovering over Clayton. The eyewitness reports that the object disappeared for a number of seconds, reappeared at a lower altitude, then disappeared after the lights blinked about 10 times. MUFON
March 27, 8:14 a.m.
Holly Ridge, NC
A man headed north on Dixon Road in Holly Ridge observed three green lights in a triangular formation, apparently “directly downward from the aircraft they were attached to.” They resembled flood lights to the eyewitness, and were over Camp Lejeune. NUFORC
March 21, 9:30 p.m.
A “massive” boomerang-shaped object was spotted at a high altitude in the western sky over Raleigh. The object had three bright, blinking red lights, one at each point of the craft. No sound was heard. NUFORC
March 17, 10:30 p.m.
At least two stationary, triangular objects with a “mostly red glow” with a “green hue to it” were spotted in Vale. After observing them for a short time, the eyewitness said that one of the objects turned and quickly flew away toward Charlotte, while the second remained for a short time. NUFORC
February 21, 9:35 p.m.
Browns Summit, NC
Three orange / red lights in the shape of a triangle were seen. One light darted away quickly and the other two soon vanished. NUFORC
January 21, 7:10 p.m.
“Many white lights” in a perfect “V” formation were seen rapidly moving north in the skies above Raleigh. The sighting lasted about 15 seconds. NUFORC
January 17, 7:20 p.m.
The same witness from January 15 reported seeing another craft. No description of the object was given, but it was filed under triangular objects on MUFON.
January 15, 7:31 p.m.
A witness reported seeing four objects in the sky. No good description of the objects were given, but they were filed under triangular objects on MUFON.
January 11, 10:40 p.m.
A large, silent, triangular craft flew directly over a Pembroke resident. There were lights on each rounded point of the triangle. The craft came from the north and flew south/southeast. MUFON
January 2, 3:20 p.m.
A triangular craft was seen over Cary by a witness on Sturdivant Dr. The craft was large with six round lights below it. NUFORC