|Occurred : 6/4/2006 12:00 (Entered as : 06\04\06 12:00)
Reported: 6/5/2006 8:11:45 AM 08:11
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
|Cylinder or Cigar over Grand Rapids
I was taking a walk downtown when I happened to look up and to the west noticed a silver cylinder in the sky traveling about 5 or 10 miles per hour. At first I thought it was a plane, because it was made out of shiny metal and seemed rather large and only about a few hundred feet away from me. I didn't see any wings on it and I didn't hear any sound. At arms length it was approximately 3 inches in length.
There were some cumulus clouds in the sky, so when it passed behind the clouds instead of in front of them, I was shocked. It was enormous! Possibly 400 to 500 feet in length.