|Occurred : 8/20/1975 01:00 (Entered as : 08/20/1975 1:00)
Reported: 10/19/2003 3:28:48 AM 03:28
Location: Fort Wayne (just outside of), IN
|Triangular shaped craft spotted on highway outside of Fort Wayne. Rest Area janitor coroborates sighting
My friend and I were driving in my friend's pickup truck on the highway about 50 miles or so outside of Fort Wayne, Indiana. It was a quiet night and no traffic on the road and we're just coasting along. Suddenly, my friend pointed up at the sky. "My God," he said. "That's a UFO. Look up there." I put my head out the window and sure enough, there was this big black triangular, maybe closer to a boomerang-shaped ship hovering directly overhead. It was low, too. Maybe 40, 50, feet. Not even as high up as a trapeze act act in a circus.
On the underside there was a bright red light on one side and a green light on the other side. Both lights flashed alternately and kind of fast. There was no sound whatsoever. Then all of a sudden, it swooped up at full speed from its stationary hovering positiion. I mean, it didn't start slow and accelerate. As soon as it moved it was already at full speed. It went in a parabolic arc to a positiion about three miles away but much higher up in the sky, still in full sight and it was a clear night anyways. So I never lost sight of the thing. It couldn't have taken more than two seconds maybe less to travel that tremendous distance. Then it just stopped for a few microseconds and hovered there. Then it flew really fast in a total reversal of direction and diappeared from sight. I was dumbfounded as was my friend. We both knew there was no technology on Earth, and neither Russia nor America was anywhere close to the kind of maneuvering that we had just seen. The silent hovering, the speed, the abrupt stop, no deceleration either, it just stopped dead, then the reversal of direction again at a phenominal speed, again no acceleration, it just took off at full speed, flew across the length of the sky and was gone.
"We can never mention this to anyone," I said to my friend. He agreed.
We were both so rattled that we pulled into the first rest-area we came to. As we got out of the truck, the little old guy, apparently the caretaker or janitor, walked right over to us. "Well," he said, "did you boys see the UFO?" My friend and I had just promised each other we wouldn't ever speak of it to anybody but here is this guy talking about it.
"Yes," I said, I was really relieved that someone else had seen it. "Did you see it, too?" "Oh, Yeah," he said, "Its been around here for a couple of hours now. The sheriff was just here and he got a call. Went over to a local farm where they saw it flying around over their fields." It was about 28 ago and I haven't mentioned it to very many people and the one's that I have mentiioned it to, either don't believe me or else tell me about their own experience. But nobody else has the kind of corroboration that my friend and I had.
That is all I can remember.
((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))