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Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/21/2001 22:00 (Entered as : 02/21/2001 22:00)
Reported: 2/22/2001 09:16
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Leesburg, VA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:6 seconds
TRANSPARENT, TRIANGULAR SHAPED OBJECT

I WAS WALKING MY DOG ON A CLEAR STAR LIT NIGHT. I GAZED UP AT THE S KY AND NOTICED A TRIANGULAR SHAPED FORMATION OF LIGHTS. THERE WERE THREE NON FLASHING WHITE LIGHTS ON EACH SIDE OF THE TRIANGLE. THE OBJECT APPEARED COMPLETLY TRANSPARENT LOOKING WITH STARS STILL VISIBLE IN BACKGROUND, NO AUDIBLE SOUND WAS HEARD. IT VANISHED AS QUICKLY AS IT APPEARED. THE TIME DURATION OF THE OBJECT WHICH TRAVELED EAST TO WEST WAS 6 SECS. THE OBJECT APPEARED TO MISTAKINLY BE VISIBLE AND LONG BEFORE IT REACHED THE HORIZON THE OBJECT TURNED OFF ITS LIGHT AS IF IT HAD A CLOAKING DEVICE. THE OBJECT WAS AT A LOWER ALTITUDE THEN THE THREE COMMERCIAL AIRLINERS FLYING IN THE AREA. DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS 12 MILES AWAY, WHICH LEADS ME TO BELEIVE THAT THE OBJECT WAS FLYING UNDER RADAR DETECTION. THE OBEJECT APPEARED TO BE 300 TO 500 FT. ABOVE VISIBLE TREE LINES AND ROOF TOPS. I ESTIMATED THE SIZE OF THE CRAFT TO BE 3 TO 5 TIMES LARGER THEN COMMERCIAL AIRLINER.