|Occurred : 3/26/2000 22:45 (Entered as : 03/26/00 22:45)
Reported: 4/6/2000 08:56
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
|large black triangle passed directly overhead headed NNE. height guestimate: 20,000 ft. speed was constant, similar to jet. lights on sides. notched ends. absolutely silent.
10:45pm. northern suburb of Pittsburgh called McCandless. waiting to enter building. casually looking skyward at big dipper while friend approached. very clear sky. noticed light directly overhead. thought it was a shooting star. called to friend to look up. realized that the object was a very large black triangle flying directly overhead at the speed of a normal jet. smooth movement. straight flight path. the object was headed NNE. we were able to track it for about ten seconds before it could no longer be seen. plenty of time to take a mental picture. no question about it. it was perfect black triangle with lights on the sides and notched ends. eerily silent for such a large craft. approximate height is 20,000 feet. about four times the size of a normal jet at that height. our location is under a jet flight path. we noticed no cross traffic. (the following night at the same time, we noted the sky was very active with various jets and planes overhead every 30-seconds). because it was a black object against the black sky, the height is definitely a guestimate. but the object was most definitely a large black triange. two of us saw it. after it passed, I asked my friend to give a specific description of what he had seen so I could validate what I had seen. We both went inside and individually drew a picture of what we'd seen. We drew the exact same object. My friend noticed a light on the bottom that I did not notice. You ask for a brief description of us: we are college educated, in our 40s, neither had ever seen such a thing, I am in TV, he is a musician.