|Occurred : 8/25/1994 11:45 (Entered as : 08/25/94 11:45)
Reported: 6/19/2000 02:12
Location: New York City, NY
Duration:5 Mins +
|Observation of egg blimp shapped object in front of World Trade Center Towers, NY. Possibly a second sighting.
I have pasted the sighting information I am referring to at the end of my account regarding same. I respond to this as a possible additional witness to this event, my account is as follows:
I was working as a long haul truck driver and viewed this "thing" from the north bound New Jersey Turnpike, off and on, between Newark International Airport and exit 3 where I was to exit the turnpike, and proceed west to my destination. My reference to seeing the object "off and on", has to do with observing it, and continuing to drive the vehicle, not that the object would disappear and reappear. I too am unsure of the exact date, however, after coming across this, I will be digging out my old log books to pinpoint it precisely.
I was able to view it consistently for about 3 or 4 minutes when I had to sit stopped in traffic at exit 3. It was at this time I was also able to further verify, in my mind, that I was seeing something, I did not know what it was. I even tried to see if the event was being reported on the FM radio in the truck by hitting the scan button, as well as a radio scanner I had in the vehicle, finally, of course the C.B.
My search of the airwaves on the radios yielded nothing out of the ordinary. I also wondered if any one in New York City was looking up that day since I was not hearing outside news of this event. This "thing" was egg or blimp shaped and dull silver in color. It was, from my vantage point at exit 3, hovering then moving slowly forward and back, in front of the World Trade Center Towers.
As I observed it during my travel from where I first saw it, (Newark International Airport), until I got stopped in traffic at exit 3, I figured it was a small blimp, or balloon used for advertising. When I got stopped in traffic at exit 3 and able to study the object closer, IE: with out distraction, I assured myself it was NOT a blimp or a balloon. It had no fins, no control gondola, no appendages of any kind that you would expect to see on a balloon or blimp, nor did it have any advertising on it.
As I continued to watch this "thing" a white Bell Jet Ranger helicopter approached it, and appeared to be in close proximity to it. The object would have been about 2.5-3.5 times the size of the helicopter that was approaching it.
I was unable to see what happened next, as the helicopter continued to approach, since traffic started to move. When I was able to again direct my attention back to the object, a minute or so later, it, and the helicopter, were gone. The weather was clear and sunny that day.
This is not the first time I have seen an object like this, the last time was in 93 just west of Deming NM, and south of I-10. At least I have one nagging question answered regarding this, if we did indeed see the same thing, at least I was not the only one looking up that day!
Occurred : 8/25/94 12:00 (Entered as : 08/25/94 12:00)
Reported : 5/19/00 11:15
Posted : 6/6/00
Location : New York, NY
Shape : Egg no light and moved very slowly I was looking outside of my window at work and saw a light blue metallic blimp shaped thing, moving very slowly. It was very close to my window, 4 flights up and much smaller than a blimp. On the bottom, near the back, it had a stick, kind of diagonal, and small. This was in Manhattan where we never see anything. I never found out what it was, do you have any idea. I don't know the date, but it was 6 or 7 years ago.