|Occurred : 11/1/1998 20:30 (Entered as : 11/01/98 20:30)
Reported: 3/23/2008 9:52:33 PM 21:52
Location: Skippers, VA
|Fleet of triangular shaped craft with amber lights at each point travelling south along I-95 in Virginia.
This occurred when I was 13. The details are a bit fuzzy for me, not out of lack of memory, but the effects of the craft on me. My cousin and grandma claim not to remember the latter part of the sighting (only the star-like lights and for my cousin the explosion). I remember them standing there just staring blankly up into the sky. They claim that we got "freaked out" and went back inside before anything too detailed happened.
My cousin and I procrastinated feeding the cats outside, so we had to do it in the dark. I stood outside of the cat pen to make sure none got out and looked into the northeastern sky where I observed two lights. One beam shot from the other and there was an explosion, which my cousin witnessed. We ran inside and grabbed my grandmother and we stood in the front yard. There was still residual light in the sky from the explosion, and more lights started appearing, looking like stars. Then, as the numbers increased, they grew closer.
There was no set formation and they were all traveling at different altitudes and distances from each other. I can't recall how many there were -- not that I was counting. I was in a state of shock and awe. One craft flew at about treetop level right above our heads as if saying, "Get a look at me!" It hovered over us for about 2 minutes. It was triangular shaped, probably about 15-20 at the base (back end) of the craft. The edges of the triangle were rounded out. The color of the craft was a gunmetal gray with a greenish tinge. I got the impression that it was a soft metal. There were geometric shapes etched in the metal -- lines and shapes formed together to create symbols. There were semi-bright, rounded, amber colored lights at each point of the triangle. They never dimmed or pulsed. There was no sound, only a humming which seemed to come from inside of my head and the air seemed electrically charged. It continued on, moving at about 10mph with it's buddies and gradually gained it's altitude. I'm really not too clear on what happened after this, honestly. I recall feeling very strange though.
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