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Occurred : 6/28/2003 23:30 (Entered as : 06/28/03 23:30)
Reported: 7/3/2003 9:47:19 AM 09:47
Posted: 7/16/2003
Location: New York City (Queens), NY
Shape: Disk
Duration:15 min
6/28/03 23:30 4 witnesses.

This sighting happened at the Howard Beach Subway Station at JFK Airport. JFK is located in the southeastern section of Queens County, New York City, on Jamaica Bay. It is fifteen miles by highway from midtown Manhattan. Geographic reference points are 40° 38' 28.5" north, 73° 46' 41.9" west. There was a saucer shaped object with the usual half sphere middle part 3 rows of 8 or 10 windows. It was emitting a gloomy white light/haze all over it and a blinking sharp white light from the bottom. It was hovering low in the horizon. It stayed in one position approx 300 meters high then moved slowly to the right while lowering itself. Then came back to its original position but much closer to the ground and got out of sight because covered by a building. Might have landed. We were four of us. Other people also saw it from a JFK between terminals bus but did not pay too much attention. We have just got back to NY and looked up on the sky as getting off the bus and going into the subway station. IT WAS NOT AN AIRPLANE. Several airplanes went by paying no attention to it altough they must have seen it. No chasing. I followed its movements in the parking lot and saw it time to time covered by the trees. At the very first sight we knew we had never seen anything like that on the sky before. Somehow a very nice relaxing feeling over the excitement of the unusual sight.