|Occurred : 2/17/2000 18:30 (Entered as : 02/17/00 18:30)
Reported: 2/17/2000 22:04
Location: Auburn, WA
|Driving N. on C St. and noticed plane or ? coming from the west and directly overhead--traveling faster than any I've ever seen--but very low--could actually see triangular shape--going from west to east. Due to train on track parallel to C St--drove about 10 more seconds until I was able to see the eastern sky again, but it was gone. There was a light on the end of each angle--one red and one green and unsure of 3rd--think it was another red or green, not white or other color. It was so fast--and the low altitude was what drew my attention.
There was a lot of traffic, since the train was passing (notoriously long events in Auburn) so people were continuing North on C St instead of waiting at the intersections with train crossings. I had just crossed Main St and saw this plane flying very fast and very very low. I thought it was a plane due to red and green lights--but then I looked after it whizzed by and thought it looked like a triangle shape, with a light on the end of each angle. Because of the train, I couldn't see the eastern sky (the direction it was going) and pulled over just past Del's Farm Supply, at the next intersecion--by then there was nothing to see. I thought it might have been a stealth craft, but it didn't have that swept back look--it seemed more of a true triangle. I couldn't tell if there was any sound, due to a lot of traffic noise, but can usually hear airplanes even above the traffic--we are right on the flight path for Sea-Tac--as low as this seemed to be, I would have thought it would have made a huge noise, but there wasn't anything noticeable but traffic.