|Occurred : 10/12/1965 12:00 (Entered as : 10/12/65 12:00)
Reported: 7/15/2007 8:01:06 PM 20:01
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
|Saucer observed about 500 feet up moving into clear blue sky and flying square corners.
After 2 morning job interviews in Pittsburgh a light rain had stopped with only clear blue sky and some low white cloud rolls were left not very high over the small hills beside the highway. While driving south on PA Route 51 just a few miles from downtown Pittsburgh a movement toward the end of one cloud caught my eye. When I looked up and saw it I figured it was a puff of black smoke and looked back at the road. Then the movement which I could see out the top of the windshield on the passenger side caught my eye again and when I looked up I witnessed a round disc shaped object slip slowly from the cloud into clear blue sky. It was so obvious what it was I laughed and said aloud, "Hey, you lost your cloud cover." Judging by the size of a small plane's wing span of about 30 feet I'd guess that to be the same distance across this craft. The craft was moving as if following a beam and was moving very slowly sideways tilted away from me so I was viewing the bottom I'd think. Shortly after losing the cloud cover and being only around 500 feet up it suddenly went to a higher altitude which would be about twice the height it was at or approximately 1,000 feet. There was no wavering or turning when it went higher, it went up at the same angel it was slanted at and moved in one motion, it did not start out slower, get faster then slow down to a stop. The speed up to the higher level was at the same more accelerated rate, this movement took the craft away from where I was on the highway. I was now looking at it in the top middle of my windshield and where it stopped at it still had the same slow sideward movement. It proceeded to go across the highway where I was watching it out of the top left of the windshield. Then as suddenly as it went to a higher altitude it came back down to about the same level it was at when I first saw it but still had the same slant. I watched out the driver's side window and observed it slide right into the end of another cloud. This craft looked gray wi! th no li ghts or other distinguishing features and never changed its tip or slant and did not turn to go to a higher level or back down. I think the most obvious thing about this sighting was the perfect lines or beams it was following with no wavering at all. I received very good grades in Physics and I know even to this day that we do not have any type of propulsion system to make a craft fly like what I observed.
((NUFORC Note: Date may be approximate, although the witness does not indicate that fact. PD))