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Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/14/2000 04:50 (Entered as : 03/14/00 04:50)
Reported: 3/18/2000 10:28
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Staten Island/New Jersey, NY
Shape: Unknown
Duration:5 minutes
see below

Me and my boss(Vic) witnessed a very bright object over or near Staten Island early Tuesday morning around 5 a.m. One very bright light shown from it as it hovered for about 1 minute then its light dimmed, it flew south towards New Jersey at a very hight rate of speed. A red and blue light was seen as it flew away. We could see it somewhere over NJ as we drove on the West Shore Expressway in Staten Island. We watched it as it appeared to hover or fly slowly over NJ. Its red and blue lights visible, it began to accelerate as its bright light re-appeared. We watched for a few minutes as it finally seemed to hover over Staten Island again. We slowed down to about 15 MPH as we watched its lights began to dim and the craft began to tilt upwards towards a 90 degree angle. Its shape appeared to be maybe triangular but once the lights dimmed we could not tell for sure. We estimated its distance from us at about 1000 yards and an altitude of 1000-2000 feet. We did not hear any sounds from this craft at all.We did not stick around to watch what happened next as traffic beared down on us from behind, we exited the expressway. When we reached the overpass after we exited there were no signs of planes, lights or other crafts in the sky.