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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/30/1998 13:00 (Entered as : Late 90's 13:00)
Reported: 5/17/2008 1:36:58 AM 01:36
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Urbana, IL
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:seconds
Silver Metalic cylinder over Urbana

In the late 90’s I was home one day while a workman was making repairs to the roof of my home. I needed to run an errand so, as I was leaving, I stopped to ask the roofer if he needed anything before I left. It was early afternoon during the summer. There were no clouds in the sky.

As I stood in the driveway looking up at the roofing contractor, I saw a featureless metallic silver cylinder with rounded ends glide by overhead. There were no wings, windows, lights or visible seams. There was no trail or exhaust. It moved in a straight path at a constant rate of speed and was completely silent.

The roofing contractor was on the roof looking down at me so did not see it. To this day I don’t know why I didn’t point and ask, "What the heck is that?" to the roofing contractor, but for some reason I just watched it glide by overhead.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))