|Occurred : 3/9/2004 18:45 (Entered as : 03/09/2004 18:45)
Reported: 3/13/2004 10:11:48 AM 10:11
Location: Dover, NH
|Triangular shaped object floating or moving very slowly near Route 16 between exits 8 and 9 in Dover, NH
I was driving home from work on Route 16 between exits 8 and 9 heading north when I saw a triangular shaped object floating, or moving very slowly, ahead of me and to the left. The time was 6:45 PM. As I got nearer, I could see brightly colored lights on the bottom of it and two bright headlights at the front of it. It was only 100 to 200 feet off the highway to my left side and about 100 or so feet in the air. It seemed to be surrounded by a light layer of fog. I was so intrigued by it that I decided to backtrack to try to find its location. I got off the highway at exit 9 and proceeded to Tolend Road. After I got on Tolend Road and crossed the bridge that goes over Route 16, I saw it again. The time now was 6:55 PM, or so. It flew over the road right in front of me, travelling perpendicular to the direction of the road from my right to my left. This time, there didn't seem to be any fog surronding it. I only saw it for a few seconds before it disappeared behind the trees to my left. Again, it looked to be triangular and had two very bright headlights in front. It couldn't have been going very fast. I would say no more than 25 to 50 miles per hour which seems to be way to slow for an airplane to travel. It was approximately 100 feet in the air at this point. Another interesting thing that I only realized after my friend started to ask me about it was that this object was very quiet. Despite the fact that I was in a running car with the windows up, the object didn't seem to make a sound, which was strange given how close it was. Clearly, I would have heard it if it was a helicopter or an airplane.