|Occurred : 1/11/1997 22:00 (Entered as : 01/11/1997 22:00)
Reported: 2/3/2005 10:49:42 PM 22:49
Location: Carrollton, TX
|Very distinct object (circular in shape) passed over three major suburb cities of Dallas, Tx.
I am not sure if I am remembering the date correctly, but I can verify with others who knew about it. I was driving east on Peters Colony Rd. in Carrollton, Tx. My wife and I saw the craft in front of us over the city of Plano. I dropped her off at home and got my camera, then continued to follow it east on Frankford Rd. Another driver in a truck next to my lane was also looking at it through his windshield. It was moving south, so I turned on Kelly Rd. (southbound) to follow. On several occasions, I considered stopping to photograph it, but could not find a good spot. I thought it might be a blimp, but it did not change shape as it made turns. I had to turn again, to the west, on Trinity Mills Rd. as it moved to the west. When I finally found a place to stop to photograph it, it was out over the D/FW airport. I was in a resturant parking lot, where a construction crew was working that night. The Josey Ranch house was across the street from me. I took 7 photos (4 zoomed out, 3 zoomed in with a 210 mm lens). I showed the photos to my best friends father who was a flight controller at Lovefield Airport in Dallas and, he could not identify the object. About six months later (after he was transfered to D/FW Airport), he told me that another flight controller was talking with him on break and he described the same object that I had photographed. I provided one of my photographs and the flight controller did agree that it was the same object.