The day of the Phoenix Lights – level 1


It is March 13, 1997, in the evening. People see big lights in the sky. It is in Arizona. People see five lights in one big formation. The formation is 1.5 kilometers wide.

The lights are moving low and without a sound. They are moving slowly and constantly.

Many people see the lights. Some of them are professors, doctors, and pilots. One airport operator also sees the lights. He is shocked when he sees 5 lights in the sky. He doesn’t see them on the radar.

Thousands of people see this UFO. They don’t know what it is. For a long time, the government doesn’t want to give a clear answer.

Four months later, the army says that the lights are flares.

Difficult words: formation (a shape), constantly (continually), UFO (unidentifiable flying objects), government (the leaders of a country), army (many soldiers), flare (a light which is a signal).

What are the other possible explanations for what people saw on the night of March 13, 1997?


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