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Occurred : 9/29/2004 02:30 (Entered as : 09/29/104 2:30)
Reported: 7/7/2005 12:50:19 AM 00:50
Posted: 7/13/2005
Location: Washington, D.C., DC
Shape: Circle
Duration:10 minutes
circular disc coming to a slight point-like the bottom of a top, only flatter-lights pointing at Andrews Air Force Base or Reagan Nat'l

Returning home from work at 2:30 am, I started home to DC from Washington Street which becomes the George Washington Parkway. At the first stoplight (the one before the train tracks), I could see a VERY bright light about two miles away, near Reagan National Airport. My first thought was that a plane coming in for landing had turned in a way that created a beam which was brighter than usual. As I drove closer I realized the light was stationary--it was not moving. As I rounded the second entrance to the airport I saw a HUGE silver circle with beams of light directed toward the airport or to Andrews Air Force Base visible just across the Potomac. The "disc" was motionless and only about 100 feet off the ground. It was at a slight tilt and the lights were only coming out of the half closest to the ground. I slowed down to a crawl, watching the "ship" and all of a sudden it moved to above the 14th Street Bridge. It did this effortlessly, and I remember thinking that I had not really seen it move--it re-appeared above the 14th Street Bridge, and I got the feeling "it" knew I would be taking that exit. As I moved into the middle lane going into DC I could see it in my rear view mirror. There were other cars around me--I think I saw two on the Parkway, and maybe two or three behind me on the bridge. All of them should have seen this. Additionally, the ship was near the Boeing comples across from the airport. Certainly someone had caught this on a security tape or a controller had seen it from the airport. When I got home I tried to call the airport only to find out that all the flights had been cancelled due to Hurricane ? (insert appropriate alphabetical name here). I have sent this in before,the night of the sighting, but I am submitting an electronic rendering that I had made the night of the sighting so I wouldn't forget details. The picture could not show the point that the craft came to--similar to the bottom of a top, but almost flat. There were green blinking lights and the red symbol is not accurate but there were some red symbols in that position. I seriously doubt this was a plane or Boeing experiment, and wish someone could see if there is evidence of it in any number of security cameras that should be in the area.