|Occurred : 5/13/2000 22:00 (Entered as : 5/13/00 2200 app.)
Reported: 5/15/2000 17:42
Location: Independence, MO
|silent triangle flyover multiple landing lights
Dark triangle, with about eight landing lights spanning about one third of the way back of each leading edge, heading from west to east and a little south. About eight seconds within sight, silent but could hear a faint aircraft sound far to southwest. Witness 1 is an ex Kansas City Aviation Dept. employee, has flown small aircraft, object seemed to fly at about stall speed but no visual reference to determine altitude or speed. If they were landing lights I would guess altitude to be appx 3000ft and size of the object to be appx. the size of a 707.Witness 2 has seen stealth bombers in the air many times (he worked at Whiteman Airforce Base) says the object was not a stealth bomber.
((NUFORC Note: We highlight this case because we spoke at length with the witness, who is quite experienced in the aviation field. He is quite familiar with all types of aircraft, and he reports that the object witnessed was like no aircraft he has ever witnessed before.)