|Occurred : 3/24/2000 18:00 (Entered as : 03/24/00 18:00)
Reported: 4/9/2000 08:13
Location: Ionia, MI
|I saw an oval shaped metallic disk hovering in the sky in broad daylight.
I was sitting at the corner of M-21 and M-66 facing west at the traffic light getting ready to turn north on M-66. Looking straight ahead and to the left towards the Michigan Training Unit and Supermax prisons I saw an oval shaped disk hovering in the sky above the trees about 100-125 ft. I could tell it was metallic because of the sun shining off it. It never moved and with all the traffic I couldn't tell if it made any noise. I quickly turned onto M-66 going north and went around the corner taking Branch St. and King St. back to M-21. In just that short of time, it was gone, disappeared. I kept driving on M-21 past the prisons, past Bertha Brock park, trying to see where it went. Finally, I gave up and went back home. I was so shook up and excited it took me awhile to calm down enough to tell my family about it. They didn't doubt me for a minute. This isn't the first time I've seen a UFO. Back in the '80s when my husband and I were dating we saw one on Tuttle Road, looking towards Townsend Rd. That one was a line of 6 lights hanging suspended in the sky. Two of the middle lights gradually moved towards each other and then all 6 lights disappeared in a snap. We weren't the only ones to see that one. It was in the Ionia Sentinel Standard, a local newspaper the next day. And when I went to get groceries the next day at Fred's Food Centre, everyone around me was talking about it.