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Illinois Sighting Reports

UFO Sighting Investigative Reports

Read Note On Interpretation of Reports

Illinois UFO Sightings:

November 24, 2011 - Addison, Illinois
Video Taken of Twin Lights in Sky Which Flashed Red & White.

November 23, 2011 - Cary, Illinois
Video Taken of Orange Orbs in Sky Over Tree Line.

October 22, 2011 - Peoria, Illinois
25 to 30 Multicolored Orbs Zigzag in Sky & Float Into Space. Photo Taken.

October 22, 2011 - Peoria, Illinois
20 to 30 Large Orange Orbs in Sky Move Horizontally. Photo Taken.

September 28, 2011 - Taylor Ridge, Illinois
Bright Stationary Pulsating Light Seen in Night Sky. Photo Taken.

September 17, 2011 - Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Orange Orbs Appear in Night Sky in Triangular Formation. Photo & Video Taken.

September 5, 2011 - Burbank, Illinois
2 Objects Similar to Fighter Jets Fly in Erratic Close Pattern.

July 30, 2011 - Cary, Illinois
4 Aerial Orange Objects Float in Night Sky & Form Triangle. Photo Taken.

July 30, 2011 - Frankfort, Illinois
20-50 Aerial Orange "Fire Like" Lights Moved Fast With No Sound. Photos Taken.

July 17, 2011 - Hanover Park, Illinois
Large Orange Orb Moves Quickly & Changes Direction in Night Sky.

July 15, 2011 - Plainfield, Illinois
Yellow-Orange Orb Loses Altitude, Then Rises. Video Taken.

July 8, 2011 - Hanover Park, Illinois
Man Sees Flying Triangle With 3 Lights on Edges & a VERY Bright Light In Center.

July 7, 2011 - Machesney Park, Illinois
Couple Witness 5 Orange Pulsating Round Objects in the Sky.

June 25, 2011 - Byron, Illinois
2 Orange Orbs Move Erratically in the Night Sky

June 12, 2011 - Homer Glen, Illinois
Family See Erratic Moving Orange Disk Shaped Object in Night Sky

June 3, 2011 - St. Charles, Illinois
2 See Several "Ginger-Hued" Orbs in Night Sky

May 23, 2011 - Gilbert, Illinois
Family See Aerial Silver Sphere Tumbling Quickly As If It Was Rolling.

May 13, 2011 - Romeoville, Illinois
Man Terrified by Hovering "Spearhead" Object With Several Lights

April 9, 2011 - Peoria, Illinois
Low Flying Green Light Seen Flying North in Night Sky

April 9, 2011 - Frankfort, Illinois
Couple See Orange Ball in Night Sky Heading North.

April 2, 2011 - Homer Glen, Illinois
Orange Glow is Followed by Sparks and "Crackling Sound" in Night Sky

December 5, 2010 - Des Plaines, Illinois
Family Sees Aerial Lights in Shape of Oval Near O'Hare Airport

November 8, 2010 - West Chicago, Illinois
Woman Takes Photo of Flashing Multicolored Object Hovering in Night Sky

October 21, 2010 - Near Chicago Midway Airport, Illinois on Flight From Los Angeles
Light Moving in "Snakelike or Wave" Pattern Seen From Aircraft

October 17, 2010 - Niles, Illinois
Man Sees Fast Moving White Light Make Right Hand Turn in Night Sky

October 9, 2010 - Geneseo, Illinois
Woman Sees Large Red Light Slowly Descend to Ground in Night Sky

September 22, 2010 - Tiskilwa, Illinois
Slow Moving Bright Red Pulsating Light Seen in Night Sky

September 22, 2010 - St Charles, Illinois
Man Sees Bright Light Red Move Southward & Brighten. Video Taken

August 26, 2010 - Chicago, Illinois
Stationary Light Becomes Very Bright & Then Streaks Northeastward

August 26, 2010 - Malden, Illinois
Round, Object With 5 Protrusions on the Bottom Seen in Night Sky

August 12, 2010 - Volo, Illinois
5 to 6 Aerial Objects Seen Flying in Vertical Formation

August 11, 2010 - Midolothian, Illinois (Suburb of Chicago)
Woman & Boyfriend Experience "Time Interruption"

July 9, 2010 - Monee, Illinois
Woman Terrified by Aerial Light & Interference With Her Car Lights

June 19, 2010 - Fox Lake, Illinois
Woman Sees Enormous Gray Spherical Object With Red Light in Night Sky

May 30, 2010 - Belleville, Illinois
3 Gray "Flying Saucers" With Amber Lights Fly Low Over Highway

May 30, 2010 - Hillsboro, Illinois
Light Hovers, Dims Out, Returns, & Moves Erratically in Night Sky

May 27 & 28, 2010 - Melrose Park, Illinois
Light Chases Small Aircraft & Later Jets Chase White Lights

May 22, 2010 - Skokie, Illinois
3 Reddish Orange Crescent Shaped Lights Sighted in Night Sky

May 14, 2010 - Highland Park, Illinois
Low Flying Triangle Object With Red Lights Seen Gliding in Night Sky

May 3, 2010 - McHenry, Illinois
Man Sees Several Unknown Objects "Swooping" in & Out of Clouds

December 15, 2009 - Bolingbrook, Illinois
Teen Frightened by "Green Glow" Coming From Back of Restaurant

November 11, 2009 - Granite City, Illinois
3 Unknown Aerial Lights Sighted. One Looked to be Flying Triangle

October 17, 2009 - Monee, Illinois
Lights in Triangular Formation Hover & Streak Away

September 13, 2009 - Chicago, Illinois
Bright Orange Objects Ascend & Move North. Photo Taken

September 10, 2009 - Bolingbrook, Illinois
Youth Sees Streaking Object in Daytime Sky

July 6, 2009 - Newton, Illinois
4 Bright Lights Flying in Diamond Formation Seen in Night Sky

July 4, 2009 - Chicago, Illinois
Man Sees Rectangular Grid of Lights in Night Sky

May 10, 2009 - Highland, Illinois
Several See Strange Lights Seen in Night Sky. Photo Taken.

April 25, 2009 - Cahokia Mound State Park, Illinois
Hovering Aerial Object Seen in Background of Photo

February 25, 2009 - Evanston, Illinois
Man Sees 6 to 8 White Lights Fly North in V Formation

February 23, 2009 - Chicago, Illinois
Woman & Daughter See Bright Illuminating Light in Night Sky

February 14, 2009 - Burbank, Illinois
Red Ball Makes 90 Degree Turn in Night Sky

December 1, 2008 - Tinley Park, Illinois
Couple See Strange Pink/Purple "Lightning Like" Flare in Night Sky

October 9, 2008 - Chicago Ridge, Illinois
Man Sees Bright Strange Shaped Light Fly Southeast in Night Sky

October 4, 2008 - Chicago, Illinois
Man Sees Oval Object Hanging in Daytime Sky

October 3, 2008 - Berkeley, Illinois
Unknown Object Shows Up in Photo Near O'Hare Airport

September 26, 2008 - Harvard, Illinois (About 80 MI NW of Chicago)
Man Sees 4 Unknown Objects Flying Below Small Airplane

August 2, 2008 - Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Motorist Has Daytime Sighting of Airborne "Chevron" Shaped Object

June 29, 2008 - Galesburg, Illinois (W Central IL About 30 MI From Iowa Border)
Woman Sees Circular Silver Object Enter Cloud in Daytime Sky

June 28, 2008 - Glendale Heights, Illinois (Suburb SW of Downtown Chicago)
Witness Sees Stationary Bright Blue-White Light About 5 to 6 Times Size of a Star

June 11, 2008 - Peoria, Illinois
Woman Sees Large Airborne Light That Acted Intelligently

May 14, 2008 - Glendale Heights, Illinois
Man Sees Bright Light in Night Sky That "Turned on Dime" & Reversed Direction

March 8, 2008 - Stronghurst, Illinois
Man Sees White Orb Move Across Sky With a Wave Motion

February 25, 2008 - West Frankfort, Illinois
Low Flying Slow Moving Object With 5 White Lights Sighted in Night Sky

February 20, 2008 - Oak Lawn, Illinois
Red Light Seen Streaking North in Night Sky While Lunar Eclipse Was Occurring

January 15, 2008 - Mile Marker 30 on I-88 About 30 MI E. of Davenport, Iowa
Man Sees Large Craft With Multicolored Lights Hover Over Freeway

December 18, 2007 - Naperville, Illinois
Woman Sees Round Shiny Object in Daytime Sky

November 30, 2007 - Urbana, Illinois
Two See Red Light Move Across Sky and Stop

Mid September, 2007 - La Harpe, Illinois
Family See Orange Lights Hover, Disappear & Then Reappear in Different Area of Sky

September 17, 2007 - Timewell, Illinois
Several See Orange Lights in the Sky Pursued by Jet Aircraft

August 8, 2007 - Orland Park, Illinois
Large Low Flying Bright Light Seen in Night Sky

April 2, 2007 - Lockport, Illinois
Multiple Witnesses See "Dinner Plate" Shaped Objects With Outer "Magenta Ring"

November 7, 2006 - O' Hare Airport - Chicago, Illinois
Several United Airlines Employees Spot Flying Saucer Hovering Over Passenger Gate