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Occurred : 3/27/2003 17:45 (Entered as : 03/27/03 17:45)
Reported: 3/29/2003 6:33:51 PM 18:33
Posted: 4/22/2003
Location: Winchester, VA
Shape: Cone
Duration:10 seconds
Extremely shiny metalic-looking cone-shaped object flying 200 feet above trees at about 400-500 mph

At 5:45 PM on 3/27/2003 I was driving eastward on Highway 7 in a rural area about halfway between Winchester and Berryville, Virginia. My wife was in our vehicle with me when we both saw an extremely shiny metallic-looking object flying northward about one mile ahead of us. The object was traveling at about 400-500 mph (based on my experience as a licensed airplane pilot) about 200 feet above the tree tops. It was difficult for me to determine a distinct shape, but my wife, who had more time to observe the object because I was driving, said it was cone-shaped or bullet-shaped. The object traveled in a straight line and at constant altitude until it was no longer visible over the tree-lined horizon after observing it for about 10 seconds. We heard no sound.