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Occurred : 9/3/1999 20:30 (Entered as : 09/03/99 2030-2205)
Reported: 9/14/1999 09:44
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Salem, OR
Shape: Chevron
At 2230 I saw a bright flash of light in the NW sky..this was followed by a sighting of a pinkish colored boomerang shaped looked almost like a stealth plane except the edges were much rounder,it also had what looked like 2 cylindrical protrusions on either side of the center of the wing.

At 2205 I saw a bright flash of light to the NW of me and a few moments later I noticed I couldnt hear the I-5 freeway....I also noticed sounds much closer to me were muffled...Im not sure how long this lasted.after sounds returned at 2305 coming from the North I noticed a diffuse pink glow. As it got closer I noticed what appeared to be a wing shaped object with four cylindrical attachments on it that ran the length of the object..and a little longer...these were odd looking as they didnt seem to fit in with the object I was seeing..the object was smooth lined and rounded the cylinders were wrinkly in appearance. The object was lit really was very hard to see until it was right sounded like wind rustling through the leaves. It moved from due north to south..and was approx.300-500 ft above ground...or it was way bigger than I thought..I was about the width of a quarter held at arms length.At 2315 a formation of three military helicopters came from due south moving north approximating this objects attitude..these were really low to the ground..about 200 ft altitude