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Occurred : 11/24/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 11/24/04 20:00)
Reported: 2/21/2009 9:43:13 PM 21:43
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Nevada (above; in flight; 37000 ft.), NV
Shape: Unknown
Duration:40 Minutes
Starlike objects made impossible maneuvers while I was on a flight at 37000 feet

I was on a United evening flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles to have Thanksgiving at my girlfriend's parents' home. I was seated over the wing on the starboard side of a Boeing 767. The captain had just come on the radio to say that we were flying over Nevada and knowing that we were getting close to our destination, I looked out the window over the wing staring at the millions of stars in the sky when I noticed one particular object that seemed to be moving with the aircraft at least 50+ miles (approximation) as it was visible just off the far edge of the wing. I thought possibly this was simply an optical illusion, so I focused on another object only to watch it move to the rear of the wing and out of sight. I then refocused on the moving object keeping pace with the aircraft when it suddenly had a burst of acceleration. Mind you we were flying at 380mph (I asked the pilot when we landed) and this object sped forward at least 4 to 5 times that speed because it was out of sight in less than a tenth of a second. I thought the event was over when the object came back on its same trajectory in reverse then moved forward at the same rate as the aircraft. It performed the same maneuver several times then shot straight up in a vertical motion at the same speed it used when it moved forward and backward. Only a few seconds later it returned in a downward trajectory at the same rate and stopped at the same altitude just off the wing. That's when I noticed two other objects performing the same maneuvers. It almost seemed like they were playing a game of "catch me if you can" moving upward, downward, forward and reverse in Nano seconds. It was an amazing sight to behold. I looked around to see if anyone else had noticed this event but most of the people on the flight were sleeping, or had their window shades closed. At one point all three crafts met stood at the same location for a minute or two, then without warning one moved forward, one moved rearward, and the third flew vertically. All t! hree cra fts were flying at well over 600 mph during the maneuvers. I was absolutely amazed by what I was seeing, three UFO's performing a series of maneuvers impossible to be normal, jet aircraft -- and of course being in very close proximity to Area 51. After approximately 40 - 50 minutes of maneuvers, all three craft took three different trajectories; up, forward and rearward and then they were all gone. It was an amazing event, and one I will not soon forget. This was only the second sighting I have had, the first in 1976 when I experienced a glowing, golden orb that followed my car at low altitude (approximately 50 feet) parked itself in the sky in front of my home, then landed in a field around the corner from my home (see August 15, 1976, Hatboro, PA). Just for the record, I do not drink alcohol when I am on an aircraft because it dehydrates your body. I drink 8 ounces of water every hour that I am on the flight.

((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))