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Occurred : 5/9/2005 13:00 (Entered as : 05/09/2005 13:00)
Reported: 5/10/2005 9:33:51 PM 21:33
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Cumberland, ME
Shape: Cigar
Duration:15 minutes
I was at a party late on Tuesday night with about 4 of my friends from college. Everything was going great and there were tons of stars in the sky that were all visible because there were no clouds out at the time.

We were having a barbecue and while everyone was talking and relaxing I kept noticing and my eyes kept wondering off towards this particular star that seemed to stand out from the rest and it looked like it was moving. I ignored it at first thinking that it was just an illusion but as I looked closer it really was moving.

I turned around to tell my friends that there was something moving towards us way off in the sky amongst the stars and when I turned around to point it out to them it had moved much further to us. This thing must have been as far as hell away from us as possible since it looked as if it were sitting up in space with the stars and to move that much of a distance in about 5 seconds is incredible. I don't even think any planes, fighter jets, or anyhting that has been made on this planet can travel that fast from that far away.

Everyone was excited at this point and we just watched as it got closer and closer to where we were. Now that I recall the whole time that this was happening there was no noise or anything and after it got to where we were at such mind blowing speeds it slowed to about a 10 mile an hour hover right above the trees that were about 20 feet away from us. These trees down at my house are all about 50 feet tall so we had an amazing view of this cigar shaped ship. It did have these 5 intensly bright lights on the bottom of it that were all white except the one in the middle was a less bright yellow color. At one point the craft just completely stopped while above the trees and the middle light yellow light became more intense than the white ones and flickered on and off twice

We do know for a fact though that it was a solid object because the lights on the bottom of it reflected the silver metallic surface that it was made out of. Also when it flew over us it covered up most of the stars in the sky so we knew that it was solid. it was atleast 65 feet long and from the bottom you could easily tell it was about 25 feet wide. We observed it hovering above the trees that were now lit up becuase of the intense lights on the bottom of the craft until the light in the center turned from yellow to light blue and it sped off at amazing speeds over the trees in my back yard to about 1,000 feet away.

this whole time there was no noise whatsoever and we were actually kind of spooked. Then off in the distance not to far away two other ships on the left and right sides of the cigar shaped craft rose up from the thick woods and then at that point all five of them sped away in formation within about 2 seconds.I know I will never see anything like this again in my life and it will stay with me forever. I know for a fact it wasn't a blimp, plane, jet, helicopter or anything and so do my friends. I am studying to be a doctor at Bowden college and I am not crazy. I know what I saw and I'm not lying. THIS IS NOT A JOKE.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. We have no way of knowing whether this report is a hoax, or not, and we have no way of contacting the source, in order to request reports from other witnesses. PD))