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Occurred : 9/11/2001 22:10 (Entered as : 09/11/01 22:10)
Reported: 9/13/2001 20:05
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Colon, MI
Shape: Triangle
Duration:10 minutes
Sighting of wedge shaped object

I have to report to you that on Tuesday night, Sept 11, 2001, I and my 9 year old son witnessed a wedge shaped UFO. I live in Colon, MI. (85.19deg west, 41.57deg north). The time was about 22:10 when he reported to me that he saw a plane in the sky. I went to his room to see, thinking this odd as all of the airports had been shut down. I have seen airplane lights before, they strobe a a regular, even rate and have a red light on one wing, a blue light on the other and a white light amid-ship somewhere. What I saw was a slow moving craft with randomly flashing blue, red, and white lights all along the edge of the craft. We then ran outside to get a better view. It was moving due west from a point south east of my position. As it came parallel to our position I did a angle check by hand (a trick I learned in astronomy class) I found that it was about 30 degrees above the horizon over due south. I could not judge its distance as I realized that I was not dealing with just any standard aircraft, and these things could really be any size. I could not detect any sound coming from the craft. But, as I said, I have no idea how far the craft was from my position. As it neared the western horizon I noticed that the only steady lights on the craft were two white rear lights. One on each rear point. I don't know if there have been any other reports of the sighting, but I offer mine as more proof that this type of craft exists. My theory is that they may have been interested as to why there were no other aircraft in the air over one of the busiest air traffic continents on this planet.