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Occurred : 1/3/2008 23:00 (Entered as : 01/03/2008 23:00)
Reported: 1/3/2008 11:09:41 PM 23:09
Posted: 1/21/2008
Location: Columbia, MO
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 minutes
Triangular craft with three lights seen at night on Broadway Blvd. in Columbia MO

Traveling home from a friends house this evening at 11:00 P.M. central time in Columbia MO, turning onto Broadway Blvd., my sister and I witnessed 2 very bright lights in the sky toward the west side of the Blvd. At first I thought it may be a bright pair of stars in the sky, but as we approached, and it approached us, I seriously began to grow concerned. The object seemed to be traveling along the street, toward us, but moving very slowly and only flying about 200-300 ft off the ground above the street. Originally 2 lights were in view, but as we got closer, I noticed that there were 3 lights on the bottom of the craft, in a triangle formation. At this point I was literally yelling at my sister to confirm the object herself, and she seemed very concerned about it as well. The object then passed directly over our vehicle while we were stopped at a light. I stuck my head out the window to get a better look at the object, and to see if there were any sounds coming from the craft... there were none, which seemed very disturbing to me. I asked my sister if she heard anything, such as helicopter rotors or an aircraft engine, and she said she did not. As I looked straight up at the craft, I very clearly saw that it was triangular in shape, with a circular light at each tip, and an illuminated white line connecting each light. There was also a square panel at the bottom of the craft that was glowing red, and a smaller yellow light next to that that was pulsing. I have never seen anything like this before. The craft moved so slowly that it is impossible to have stayed airborne if it were a plane, and absolutely no sound was heard coming from the craft at close proximity to indicate that it was some sort of helicopter. The object then continued east down the Blvd. until it was out of sight. This object must surely have been seen by many observers, and after seeing it, cars around us were driving erratically, passing each other on city streets illegally and driving very fast.