|Occurred : 1/29/2004 21:50 (Entered as : 01/29/2004 21:50)
Reported: 2/6/2004 5:16:30 PM 17:16
Location: Howell, NJ
|Two low-flying triangular craft with three bright lights
On Thursday, January 29th 2003, I was driving home in a rural part of my hometown. It was almost 10 o’clock, and by that time of night, the roads in the northern part of Howell Township loose most of the pulsating traffic that defines them during the day. I was heading South on Brickyard Road, and as I came to the junction at State Highway 33 (business) I could see these bright lights (six of them, three on top of three) just above the overpass of State Highway 33 (bypass; I was just near where 33 splits into the bypass and the business routes) to the south of where I was. As I crossed through the light and under the bypass, I did not really think twice about the lights. Brickyard Road becomes Fairfield road through the light. I was continuing along that way, heading south, when I noticed up ahead, through the trees, the same six lights. They were now closer, obviously. Before, I had noticed that they were in sight just over the overpass, though much further in the distance then they were now. I realized how low the lights were. As I continued to drive south, it struck me that they were heading north, straight towards me. I stopped my car and got out to look on that cold night. Again, at first I thought it was one craft with two levels of three forward facing white lights. I soon realized instead that each "level" as I had described it, was actually one craft. I stood and watched as they came closer, seemingly right at me. I noticed, however, that the night was extremely quiet and clear, except for the occasional cold breeze. No sound, no jet engines, no chop-chop of a helicopter. I watched as the two craft turned west as they were almost over me, gained altitude and flew parallel to route 33. It isn’t really like they flew. It was more like they drifted, slowly and quietly. From behind, I could barely see them. The light seemed to be directed mostly straight ahead of the two craft. I never got a very good look at the structure of the craft themselves.