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Occurred : 8/23/2004 19:00 (Entered as : 08/23/2004 19:00)
Reported: 12/3/2004 11:03:18 PM 23:03
Posted: 12/14/2004
Location: Midlothian, IL
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Duration:2 minutes
Government Helicopter May Have Known About Tinley Park, IL UFO

I was bringing home my 6 year old child (divorced dad) near the train tracks (148th Street)and Pulaski Rd. in Midlothian,IL around 7:00 PM that Sunday. Midlothian, IL is a southwest suburb just due East of Tinley Park. Since my child's home is near the train tracks we normally hear the loud sounds of freight trains. At first we thought it was a train. Then we heard a large roar and suddennly a huge unmarked beige colored military helicopter that looked a lot like the old Soviet HIND helicopters used in Afghanistan, roared just 20 feet over her residential rooftop heading West, Southwest towards the direction of Tinley Park, IL. I was very shocked to see an unmarked miltitary aircraft flying so low over the buildings. My child was delighted. So this is not an actual UFO report but rather a piece of coraborating information that maybe some governmental agency knew something was going on in Tinley Park.