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Occurred : 8/20/2004 21:50 (Entered as : 08/20/2004 21:50)
Reported: 8/25/2004 2:08:13 PM 14:08
Posted: 9/1/2004
Location: Chicago, IL
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:5 min
Cylinder shaped with lights on the side. I Have never seen a plane do that...

My boyfriend and I were traveling south on Lake Shore Drive when he said, "Look up there! Oh my god, What is that?" I could not believe my eyes again. Skeptically thinking I thought they were practice flights for the annual Air & Water Show the next morning. But everyone can here those planes over a 2 mile radius even while on the express way. I heard nothing.

The object was cylindrical shaped with lights on the side. But it was just sitting in one place not moving. At the distance, I can tell if it was a helicopter or plane, something identifiable.

Then all of a sudden, three balls of white light drop out of it like flares coming out of a plane.. Now I have seen flares dropped out of a plane before. These were bright white balls of light that were mechanically controlled. They were not fireworks from either Navy Pier, Soldier Field, or Sox 35th Stadium. These lights left no trail of smoke and a lot larger than a firework spark or white flare. The first one dropped and I thought it would just keep falling and then it did these outrageous 90 degree turns. Then the same thing for the other two. The way the were moving so fast I could barely keep up with my own eyes. Plus, they looked as if they were doing a Light show. My eyes could barely keep up with the speeds and turns of just one of them.

Maybe I'm being too eager with this one, because of my original sighting in July. Those were real ufo's. I wish I had a camcorder.. You know what... Im buying 1 next paycheck. To start providing proof of what I have been seeing.. I don't want to be called crazy without evidence of my sanity.

1st one was the shell where the other 3 fell out of, and long like a cigar The other 3 that fell out of the cigar shaped one were large balls of white light making controlled turns...Orb shaped. They actually looked larger than the object the fell out of.

bright white glowing with a faint yellowish gold ora Now I know why people don't like to come out in the public and share what they have seen... I am going to make some drawings of some kind ot explain what I have seen.

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