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Occurred : 5/15/1971 02:00 (Entered as : 05/15/71 2:00)
Reported: 2/2/2003 2:32:00 PM 14:32
Posted: 3/4/2003
Location: Trier (Germany),
Shape: Circle
Duration:15 Seconds
A circular object noted in West Germany in 1971, made 90 degree turns without changing speed.

In May of 1971, a friend of mine and I were traveling from Trier to Bitburg Germany, headed NNW. My friend suddenly said stop the car, I see a unknown object in the sky.

Both my friend and I were in the Air Force working as Air Rescure Corpmen, and were very familar with military aircraft. This was no aircraft that we knew of. It was a circular object "frosted ice" in color, heading west. A pea at arms length would be its approximate size.

We watched the object for 10 to 15 seconds and then turned 90 degrees, without changing speed, and headed toward the ground. I dropped below the horizon and was not seen again.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. We presume the witness means that the object turned 90 degrees, and then dropped below the horizon. Typos. PD))