|Occurred : 8/14/2002 15:01 (Entered as : 08/14/02 3:01pm)
Reported: 8/14/2002 12:45:35 PM 12:45
Location: Bristol, TN
|Boomerang shape in daylight
At 3:00, I heard a loud aircraft and looked skyward to the east. I did not see the plane, but saw a strange, boomerang shape, silvery and distant. The clouds are broken at around 8-10,000 feet,moving east, and this object was moving opposite the clouds, to the west, in and out of the clouds erratically. I had my wife keep an eye on it while I ran to get the binoculars and camcorder. Blinded from the sun, It took a while, 5 minutes to get back to looking. I saw the object through binoculars but could not get a fix on it with the camcorder. By this time, it was much higher, well above the clouds moving north then west, then back north. Through the binoculars the shape was clearly boomerang and would stop motionless for several seconds then move again. Each time, in a different trajectory, but generally northward until I lost it behind a cloud. I'm glad someone besides me saw it, but wow!
((NUFORC Note: One of two reports from same witness. PD))