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Occurred : 7/15/1985 23:00 (Entered as : July 1985 23:00)
Reported: 9/1/2003 11:57:27 AM 11:57
Posted: 9/4/2003
Location: Belleville (near) (Canada), ON
Shape: Disk
Duration:2-3 minutes
Outside of Belleville, a large disc flew toward us, hovered in mid air for a couple minutes then flew away.

I’ve been reading over some of the reports on this site and I thought I’d take the plunge and report the UFO that I saw in the summer of 1985. The date is not exact, it was in the summer but it could have been in 84 or 86. Also, just to clarify, when I say UFO, I mean that as strictly an unidentified flying object because that is what I saw; I make absolutely no claim that it was military, extraterrestrial, or something else altogether.

My mother and I where driving into Belleville at night. A few miles from the small airfield at Mountainview we saw a large metallic disc flying towards us from the direction of Belleville. We slowed to a stop and watched it. It came to a stop about 100 feet in front of us and hovered about 50 feet in the air. My mom and I were both speechless and just watched it for about 2 minutes. It was very large (maybe 30 or 40 feet in diameter) and it didn’t make a sound. I could only hear the crickets chirping in the grass. It didn’t have any lights around it but (this sounds goofy, I know) it had what looked like a window or a windshield of some sort. I remember looking in it trying to see if I could see anybody. I couldn’t. It was like looking into a 2nd story window of a house, all I could see was the ceiling. It wasn’t frightening at all; I remember only a profound sense of awe.

After it had hovered there for about 2 minutes it flew off in the direction of Trenton (it’s probably relevant to point out that there is a large military base located there). Its flight was very smooth and extremely fast—it was gone in seconds. The flight path of the thing was like a "V," coming from Belleville, stopping in front of us, then flying toward Trenton. I personally have never heard of any aircraft that can fly that pattern, that fast, stopping in mid air, and never make a single sound. When it was gone, I looked over to my mom in the passenger seat and asked her if she had seen it too. She said, "Yes, but let’s never tell anybody." I agreed.

Years later I told my sister about it and she didn’t believe me (no surprise), so I told her to phone mom and ask her for herself. She did and my mom said quite plainly, "I don’t talk about that." Not corroborating evidence that would hold up in court but the fact that my mother didn’t deny it and at least implied that there was something to ‘not’ talk about convinced my sister.

So that’s what I saw. I can’t prove it but I swear it’s the truth. No little green men, no lights in the sky that would more accurately fit the description of a LEO satellite, but one very large metallic disc just hanging there in the air in front of me. I really wish I knew exactly what it was and where it was from.

((NUFORC Note: Date of sighting is approximate. PD))