|Occurred : 8/4/2003 17:00 (Entered as : 08/04/03 17:00)
Reported: 8/4/2003 11:26:41 PM 23:26
Location: Vancouver (Canada), BC
|saucer shape, no lights, no wings, extreme speed
Scroll down to the 4th sighting diagram in your past case history on this web sight. I saw that thing today against a clear blue afternoon sky. Oddly, the only difference is that what I saw was much larger- half the size or less of a 737 jet and the body of the craft was white, not silver as depicted on the website, with a silver area/stripe down the centerline. It accelerated from a speed of about 125-150 mph to several hundred mph horizontally at an altitude of about 2500-3000 ft in less than 1-2 seconds. It did not make a sound. I expected a sonic boom. It was not shiny, had no wings, tail rudder or lights. I realize that my description - white craft with grey/silver centerline pretty much describes an airplane. That's why I did a double take after first seeing it. The color scheme seemed airplane enough...but then the shape of it, the lack of noise/exhaust/contrail/lights and it's speed and sudden acceleration made me do a double take. I've never heard of white being a stealth color either. The sun was at my back and I could see this thing clearly for at least 3-4 seconds before it rocketed out of sight. It was no airplane, chunk of space debris or naturally occurring astronomical phenomena. It maintained level flight at a very high rate of speed and fairly low altitude before I lost sight of it. I had company with me. Unfortunately, they faced the other direction and could only attest to the look on my face in response to seeing this thing.