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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/1/1963 23:00 (Entered as : 06/01/1963 23:00)
Reported: 7/25/2004 1:37:56 AM 01:37
Posted: 7/25/2004
Location: Colorado Springs (mtns. NW of), CO
Shape: Disk
Duration:5 minutes
UFO hovered and made right angle turns before shooting off at an incredible rate of speed when approached by a jet.

About 11pm in June 1963, in the company of my father, when outside and looking south down a large valley from our mountain A-frame house high on the mountain side North West of Colorado Springs, CO. We could see the lights of the city through the V shape at the bottom of the mountain valley and the full moon was almost straight S/SE and at maybe a 70 degree angle up. We had NO lights on at the time as we were watching the stars and moon.

My father brought to my attention a glowing single lighted object moving above the mountain ridge to the west of us and traveling south. (this would be to our right side maybe 1/8-1/4 mile away) The entire object glowed in a constant white light and seemed large and elongated. We could see it through and above the trees depending on its position as it was above and on the opposite side of the mountian ridge from our view point. While moving south along and above the ridge it would stop and hover, move at right angles up and down for a period of maybe two minutes before it circled around to the left (easterly direction) at the far south end of the mountain ridge.

(this next part took maybe 3 or 4 minutes) Then it gained in altitude and stopped almost straight south of our view and hovered at maybe a 40 degree angle from our position over what seemed to be the north west area above the city of Colo. Springs just east of the foot hills. It must have been 7-10 miles away from us by this time, maybe more, but was still big enough to see its elongated shape. While it hung in this position two bright orange objects slowly came out of this UFO (about a minute apart). One from the top and then one from the bottom. Once they were a short distance above or below the craft they shoot off at an incredible rate of speed in opposite directions (east and west)and disappeared immediately.

I then noticed a very high flying Jet coming from our left side (east)and traveling south west. It was traveling very fast and seemed to be headed directly for the hovering UFO. I speculate maybe 12,000 ft high. I mentioned to my father that it seemed like it was heading straight at the UFO and wondered what would happen when it got close.

When the jet did get close to this object (UFO) it accelerated up and out at a +/- 45 degree angle straight south and disappeared out of sight in maybe 1 or 2 seconds. Just like a scene in "Star Trek" when they go into warp. I have never seen anything accelerate that fast in my life except for a SciFi movie. At no time during this entire sighting did this object make any noise what so ever.

I have not shared this story with many people through the years and recently had a massive heart attack and felt it was time to tell my story while I can.

((NUFORC Note: We have requested that the witness have his father submit a report, as well, if that would be possible. PD))