|Occurred : 2/24/2008 15:30 (Entered as : 02/24/08 15:30)
Reported: 2/28/2008 3:50:11 PM 15:50
Location: San Antonio, TX
|Guitar Pick shaped UFO Flies Over Houses In San Antonio Subdivision
My wife with brother and I were sitting outside on our patio deck when I noticed something I thought might have been a floating bag drifting over from the direction of our neighbors house toward us. I pointed it out to my wife and made a joking comment about it being a UFO as she is a serious skeptic on the subject. My brother and I started discussing how the object was at a high altitude for it being a plastic bag and discussed the physics behind the strength of the wind needed for it to stay aloft. As we we discussing this, the object made a lazy L-shaped U-turn toward the house behind us. It was at this point that both my brother and my wife noticed that the object had a "guitar-pick" shape and was not a plastic bag. I also noticed that the object was rocking back and forth on its axis in a slow wobble. We stood motionless watching the object as it continued toward the street in front of the house behind ours. I would approximate its altitude at being between 50-100 feet from the ground. Its length was 3-5 feet and had almost no width that I could see, making it extremely flat. The objects color was very white with no lights or moving parts seen. It made no sound that we could hear. When it reached the next street behind our house it started to gain altitude steadily. We could not begin to guess the speed at which it rose but it must have been extremely fast because it reached a very high altitude in around 30 seconds. At some point before we lost sight of it in the sky, I noticed that there was a tiny white round object that had seemingly materialized from the sky and flew very close to the "guitar-pick". I mentioned this to my brother who then stated that I must have been staring too long at the sky and was seeing a reflection of the light. I stood close to him and pointed the object out. He grew excited as he saw another white orb streak by the "guitar-pick". My wife suddenly pointed out yet another one moving in the opposite direction the other 2 had taken. These white orbs were moving at speeds that were impossibly fast and seemed to orbit the "guitar-pick" in motion. The "guitar-pick" at this time was almost out of visual range but looked as if it was still gaining in altitude. There were no other aircraft in the sky that day. There are sometimes military aircraft in the vicinity but as it was a Sunday very few if any were flying. I served in a ADA (Air Defense Artillery)Army unit for 3 years and can readily identify many types of aircraft by sight and sound. I have never witnessed anything to the same likeness before and probably will never again.