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Occurred : 8/20/1968 18:30 (Entered as : 08/20/1968 18:30)
Reported: 10/1/2005 1:32:24 PM 13:32
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Elwood, NJ
Shape: Cigar
Duration:15 seconds
9/20/67 Elwood N.J. cigar/disc 15seconds object moved slowly at tree line and was reported by paper next day

I was 14 or 15, thats why I am not sure of the year.It was right at dusk.I was leaning on a fence talking to an elderly neighbor lady.As I looked across the street which there was a field of approximite lenth of +/- eigth mile and an auto salvage yard about the same lenth and againgst the treeline I saw a slowly moving UFO.Isaid "Hey look" to my companion,which she replied "I wonder what that is".We viewed the object for 15 seconds then I went running into the house hollering for my granfather.We both ran back to the fence and the object was gone.My granfather(a police man at the time)question my companion and she denied the incident.It was also seen by an elderly man further down the road(about a mile)who called the police station.It was reported the following day in the paper that the local air force base picked up a Ufo on radar in our area.THE OBJECT was cigar shape,possibly disc,it looked grey as it was getting dark,about three to four car lengths long,moving about the speed of a man jogging.It was at the heigth of the tree's about forty to fifty feet.From the bottom to the top of the object was eight to ten feet.A row of lights ran down the center of the craft perhaps a quarter or a fifth of the heigth of the object,they where round and were an alternatenation of the colors red and green,in which a white light ran sequencitly around the craft.The colors were very sharp,with no haze,blearing or beam.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))