Are Low Flying Objects Drones?


A Connecticut witness driving south along Route 17 in the Glastonbury and Portland area reported watching two small, unidentified objects that may have been drones about 10:30 p.m. on March 13, 2013, according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

“It was slow enough to pass in my car,” the witness stated.

But the witness stated that he believe the objects may have been following something.

“The objects crossed over the highway twice, circled and then it flew off. Drone maybe?”

No photos or videos were included with the MUFON report, which was filed on March 14, 2013. Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, CT, population 34,427.

Previous Connecticut UFO coverage includes:

Connecticut is a current UFO ALERT 5 rating, with a low number of UFO sightings nationally. Connecticut had 4 reports in February 2013 – the 29th highest reporting state while California had 53 reports – the highest reporting state in the nation.

You can read more details about other recently reported cases at the UFO Examiner home page.

The following is the unedited report filed with MUFON. Please keep in mind that most UFO reports can be explained as something natural or manmade. If Connecticut MUFON State Director William Shakalis investigates and reports back on this case, I will release an update. Please report UFO activity to

March 13, 2013, 10:30 p.m., CT – Two small Unidentified Aircraft along route 17 in CT. Case 46194.

Followed route 17 towards south glastonbury/portland, it was slow enough to pass in my car. Seemed to be following something, crossed over highway twice,circled them it flew off. Drone maybe?

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