|Occurred : 7/31/2003 13:20 (Entered as : 07/31/03 13:20)
Reported: 7/31/2003 4:53:18 PM 16:53
Location: Lansing, MI
|long object over Lansing, MI
traveling eastbound on Saginaw , I was west of downtown Lansing about 1.5 miles or so. I saw something traveling southbound over the trees and I would estimate that it was just east of downtown lansing. I looked very long and short like a rectangle but could have been any shape as I was viewing it from the side. Lansing has an airport here and I see small and large commercial planes but this had no features like they do, just rectangular with a sort of structure to it, like a triangular framework like steel beams or something.
It looked like it was on a downward angle but going away from the airport and it traveled very flat and quickly for its size. The 747's that I see seem to float along and this was moving probably 4 or 5 times faster than that. It appeared closer to the ground than commercial aircraft too. I was driving my car and couldnt get much more than that, I didnt want to cause an accident. It disappeared behind the treeline and the GM plant there. Perhaps I could go there and take a picture and then illustrate where it was in the sky and how long it was.
I guess thats about it for what I can say about it.
((NUFORC Note: We spoke with the witness at some length, and we found him to be quite eloquent, sincere, and seemingly quite credible. We would welcome reports from other witnesses. PD))