- When: April 8 - 10, 2014
- Where: Katy, Cypress (both in Houston area), and Gilmer (near Longview)
- What: Bright fireball appearing to travel intelligently and much faster than known air crafts, possibly shaped like a triangle
Over the past few nights, Texas UFO Sightings and MUFON received three reports of bright fireballs in the sky that behaved too strangely to be deemed a meteor. Could these sightings be related? The sighting at Lake Gilmer may have been of a triangular craft however, whereas the sightings in Katy and Cypress don't mention such a shape.
There was a fantastic meteor reported over the Northeast United States, so perhaps Texas got a meteor or two, too. Andrew K of Pennsylvania described it as "much brighter and more round" than a typical shooting star on the AMSMeteors.org website.
Read similar reports kindly submitted to Texas UFO Sightings:
April 8th in Katy:
Yellow to orange light that looked like a fireball. Seen flying across the sky over our house at appx 2100 hours. It was completely silent, no other aircraft in sight. About two minutes after it passed two airplanes flew by. The two airplanes were clearly distinguishable. It was moving too fast to be a helicopter.
Bright light in sky, then looked like a spaceship with red light and and either green or yellow. Was remaining still took off straight up and then turned and flew over my home, towards neighbors and disappeared.behind homes and trees.seem to start descending. Not sure what I saw but was not a plane.
Me and my fianc were fishing on lake gilmer in an evening tournament. I felt an odd sensation that made me look up. We are in a flyway from the Dallas area airports and there were several airplanes in the area. As I scanned the sky's I saw a starlike object that looked somewhat triangular in shape that was traveling at a high rate of speed with no flashing light. I told my fianc to take a look due to the speed. At that time we were both looking at it and it disappeared. We both got chills and started scanning the sky's when we saw another object just like the first. It flashed randomly then disappeared. About 1 second later it flashed very bright. We never saw it after that. We watched the sky's for 30 minutes and saw shooting stars and airplanes. These triangular object were not anything like airplanes in the area. They were as high or higher than the airplanes but 3 times faster.