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Occurred : 12/6/2000 21:30 (Entered as : 12/06/00 21:30)
Reported: 12/10/2000 12:55
Posted: 3/4/2003
Location: Sunderland (UK/England),
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 minutes
Large grey tringular hovering object

I was travelling along the A19 heading south on wednesday night and just before the A690 turning for Durham i spotted a bright light in the sky over Houghton cut.I thought it was just a police helicopter so thought nothing else of it.As i got closer the light seemed to dim and i could see a red and green light either side of the object as it hovered to the left hand side of the cut. As i got closer i slowed down to approx 5 mph and looked directly up to my left to see a triangluar shaped object which looked similar to the Stealth fighter plane and was a dark grey colour and was about 36 foot long.I wound my window down to see if i could hear any rotary blades but there was no sound at all.I know that the Stealth fighter plane can't hover, and this object was hovering about 600 metres above the top of the cut. I couldn't stop the car because this was on a dual carriageway so i carried on down the cut and took the Houghton le Spring turning off the A690 and turned left into the housing estate where my girlfriend lives.I looked back and it was still there. I told my girlfriend to get into the car and we went back up to the top of Houghton cut to find that it had gone. We returned back to my girlfriends house and i telephoned Newcastle Airport security and someone took my details and the description of what had happened.He said that someone would telephone me but still no one has. The next day i went back along the route that i took and timed myself from the moment that i first saw the object until the time when i looked back and it was approx 5 minutes.Can anyone please explain this, or did anyone else witness this sighting apart from me.