|Occurred : 2/26/2005 20:30 (Entered as : 02/26/1905 8:30pm)
Reported: 2/27/2005 9:57:52 PM 21:57
Location: Fayetteville/New Athens, IL
|LARGE triangular object with lights hovering over a field
We were driving on Five Forks Road, in between Fayetteville and New Athens, IL, it was about 8:30 PM. We looked ahead and saw a Triangular object hovering over a field. The object had a red light on one corner, a green light on one corner, and a white light on the other corner. It was sitting still and was app 200 ft off the ground. We were app 350ft away from it. We pulled over and watched for about 2 minutes and then it started moving very slowly and moved up about 200 ft until it was directly over our vehicle and then it sat there for app 45 seconds hovering over us and then a really bright light turned on and the other lights dissapeared. It sat there for app 30 seconds after the bright light was on and took off really fast going in the direction of Scott Airforce Base. It looked nothing like an airplane or a helecoptor. It was much too large. It was app twice the size of a C5 military plane, maybe alittle smaller. We could see the object in the distance after zoomed off for app 15 seconds and then we lost sight of it. It was too dark outside to see if the object left a trail or not. The object made no noise at all. I'm not sure how long the object was there before we came accross it and I dont know if it landed either. It was very low to the ground so it may have.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))