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Occurred : 4/16/2007 13:00 (Entered as : 04/16/07 13:00)
Reported: 4/18/2007 2:37:30 AM 02:37
Posted: 4/27/2007
Location: Hoffman Estates (8 mi. NW of O'Hare Airport), IL
Shape: Formation
Duration:1 minute
Strange Shaped Rectangle Object Sighted 8 Miles NW of O'Hare International Airport

Was eating lunch in my car in a parking lot facing east. I frequently see planes heading for descent and leaving into and out of O' Hare Internation Airport. The Airport was appoximately 10 Miles SE from the spot I was at in my car eating lunch.

I see planes all the time as I have lived in this area for 20 years, and this object was very strange in shape and was moving in a strange fashion enough to make me get out of my car to get better look at point it out to someone in the strip mall. The "Object" looked like 3 connected rectangles with a triangle shape at each top portion of the 3 rectangle shapes it was very long up and down a full fingernail at arms length but width being far less than a smaller passenger jet.

Also, the movement was dialognally down and the dialognally up and then the next instant, I could not not see it as it went farther over the horizon so I got on Golf Rd, to go east to follow is as it was not as high as the air traffic it looked about 5000-8000FT when I followed it for a minute and then stopped and looked down at my cell phone for a second and looked back up and it was completely gone in an empty sky. Balloons would not disappear, and planes would would not either, also the shape was extremely odd, like a shape that would not even fly, it looked like three rectangles with little triangles up on each top and i saw a small green hue at the tipe of the top one.

Here is a Diagram I created using Google Maps Showing the Incidence in Relation to Airport and Air Traffic.

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&z=11&ll=42.036034,-88.014908&spn=0.387591,0.6427&om=1&msid=108427926028705255190.0000011203e85682ed726&msa=0