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Occurred : 9/13/2007 21:30 (Entered as : 09/13/07 21:30)
Reported: 10/29/2008 9:09:29 PM 21:09
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Chillicothe, OH
Shape: Light
Duration:30 sec
Strange aerial lights on Route 550 in Chillicothe Ohio.

The incident actually occurred over a year ago but the memory of what happened has remained in my mind as if it took place yesterday.

I was driving to pick up my children at their day care providers home after getting out of a late night class at OU-Chillicothe. It was around 9:30 p.m. September 13-19, 2007, (unfortunately, I’m not quite sure of the actual day anymore.) I was on County Road 550, after going through Pleasant Valley. Shortly after going past a school, the area opens up to a large corn field on the left. It was at this area that I first noticed muted “lights” at the very top of my driver side door window.

The day care provider lives in the country, and at that time of year, it was completely dark-- so I am unable to determine the shape of the “craft”. However, these lights were amber in color and were clustered in, what seemed to me, two different V-shaped formations; one set of three lights were slightly lower than the other set and angled somewhat differently. It’s rather difficult to express in writing the pattern in which I saw the lights but after watching it for about 10 seconds, the lights started, to the best of my guess, splitting off and the two sets of lights became three. I don’t recall any movement other than the lights transforming, (in other words, I don’t believe the craft(s) was traveling as much as it/they was just hovering and changing shape.) I eventually lost sight of the lights in the trees as I went around a curve. I actually slowed the car down and contemplated pulling over into the drive way of a little camp ground but thought better of it. The whole thing, while it seemed to carry on longer, really only lasted about 30 seconds.

Now, I’m not going to assume that I know what these lights are but I will state this… my mental health is sound and what I witnessed was NOTHING I have ever seen before. No one will convince me that this was an air plane, (there were no blinking lights as you would see on a plane and while it appeared to be flying low to the ground, there was no noise. Additionally, at this altitude, had it been a plane it would have flown over the car and out of sight quickly.) Furthermore, I don’t believe it to be any sort of “government experiment” as I’ve actually seen similar lights, in the same formation, on an amateur video taken outside of the U.S.

I realize that this has been some time ago, but I think about it almost daily. (The experience was just too commanding not to.) I know that there are real risks to admitting seeing something like this, (most people would call me “crazy” if they knew,) but it is my hope that someone else may be able to write a comment if they saw the same thing that night in the same area. I know that there were other witnesses-- I recall looking into the rear view mirror at one point to see a motorcycle directly behind me and another car or truck behind the motorcycle. I contemplated calling the city police or local radio but was concerned that they would not take me seriously, (and living in a small town, everyone knows everyone else, I just couldn’t take the risk.… my father is a doctor in the area… I plan to open my own business here shortly… etc., etc., etc.) Anyway, any information or witnesses would be greatly appreciated.

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