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Occurred : 8/23/1978 19:00 (Entered as : 08/23/1978 19:00)
Reported: 11/25/2004 6:25:08 AM 06:25
Posted: 12/3/2004
Location: Bluepoint, NY
Shape: Disk
Duration:5 minutes
I was in my Chevolet van driving east on Montauk Hwy, it was a humid night and the light was almost all gone, just about the time you would put your cars headlamps on. This area of Montauk hwy had old trees which lined both signs of this two lane road, and being older trees the branch and leaves from one side of the street to the other formed a tunnel apearance over the roadway. I was driving behind a dark green Volkwagon Karmenghia, who was pulling of to the right to stop, I pulled behing this car, the reason I did this, is that there where incredible lights in all sorts of colors coming through the canopy above us. I stopped and got out of my van, and a woman exited her car, we both starred up trying to make sense of what we were seeing. She asked me and I quote " DO you see this or am I going crazy?" As I starred up certain clearing through the trees revealed the enormous size of this what appeared to be huge disk. I looked out toward the horizon as this thing appears to be lifting higher, it was then that I realized that as far as I could see in any direction, only the edge of this craft could be seen, and none of the low light left at dusk. I retrospect, there was no sound, no wind, and to this day, I still cannot recall another car coming up this busy road. It was if there was only myslef and this stranger from the VW. I was not frightened at all, it must be that your brain is in disbelief mode, and you don't have time to be scared. In what seemed to be about 10 to 15 seconds the disk rose up, I got in my van and looked through a clearing where you could view the entire shape. It moved two more times each time it did it shrunk to a fraction of its size at least in the distance from me to it. It moved so fast and in such straight lines and would stop on a dime, it moved one last time as it vanished. I never have seen anyhting like it, and I am 100% positive this was not from this world. My best desciption of what I saw, appeared to look like what Spielberg showed us in the Close Encounters movie.