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Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/15/1973 17:00 (Entered as : 3/15/73 1700)
Reported: 7/23/2002 8:40:57 PM 20:40
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Hartford, CT
Shape: Triangle
Duration:minute
wedge shaped objects flying in formation over hood of car at dusk while driving on highway.

Back in early spring 1973 a friend and I were driving north on I-91 near Hartford, CT when there appeared three silvery wedge-shaped objects flying from west to east right in front of the windshield of the car. The objects were small, about one foot in length and were plain, no lights, nothing at all. What was just as strange is that they appeared and then disappeared but we didn't see them fly in or fly away - they came and then they were just completely gone. I looked into the other cars to see if people were waving or pointing but no one else seemed to have seen the objects so I kept my mouth shut. A few minutes later, my friend said, "You are going to think I'm crazy...." I said something like "Go ahead..." He said,"Did you see anything strange?" I became very excited because he had seen them too and our descriptions matched exactly. These three objects were flying in a V shaped formation and neither of us could explain what they were. We knew we were near Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks so we kept trying to explain it on those terms, that it was experimental aircraft of some sort. Then I said maybe they were remote controlled toys - but who would fly them across a busy highway? and why did they appear and disappear so suddenly like that? I turned on the car radio to see if there was any mention on the news but there wasn't. When we got to my parents' house I ran to the tv to see if they were talking about it but there were no reports and there was nothing in the papers the next day either. I have never forgotten this incident. Small, wedge-shaped, close-up, dark silver, appeared and disappeared suddenly, at dusk in early spring. I shudder when I see the stealth planes now because the shape reminds me, although what I saw back then was small and just straight lines like an arrowhead.

((NUFORC Note: One of two reports from same witness, who elects to remain anonymous. PD))