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Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/24/2001 20:40 (Entered as : 02/24/01 20:40)
Reported: 2/24/2001 21:55
Posted: 3/6/2001
Location: Arlington (3-4 miles East of), WA
Shape: Circle
Duration:15-30 seconds
Come! Come Here Quick! See That up there???.....

We pulled over for ((a short period of time)), turned off the lights in and out of the truck. Needless to say my ad is a certified aircraft mechanic, and has had his MPC and A&P liscence for oer 11 years. Quality Control Inspector as of now.

When he said "Hey, ((name deleted)), get out here and look at this!". I then got out of the truck, and left the door open (the light in the cab was the only one on), He pointed up and showed me a light pointing over the ridge, a yellow-ish light, going over a ridge he had been watching for 10-15 seconds.

He then said that it definately wasnt an aircraft that he knew of, and I watched the first go over the ridge, and then looke up again, and say another, sitting still, about that time it shot straight upward a few thousand feet, and just dissappeared. I immediately got back in the truck and discussed what we saw as I drove away as fast as possible, and he said it was the first time he'd seen anythign like it.

What makes me believe these weren't Airplanes is:

1) They each had ONE YELLOW light all the way around them, that covered the bottom of the crafts;

2) They flew slow, and sped up right before the eyes, in a way an airplane isnt capable of;

3) The one that shot straight up, went completely verticle, and just dissappeared;

4) When it went up, I thought if it were a plane, I'd be able to see the other lights, but it was just one continuous glow of yellow;