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Occurred : 2/15/1991 15:00 (Entered as : 02/00/1991 15:00)
Reported: 4/30/2009 12:12:19 AM 00:12
Posted: 5/12/2009
Location: Hafer Al Ban (Saudi Arabia),
Shape: Other
Duration:3-5 minutes
Feb 1991 Gulf War Desert Storm UFO Sighting very close- about 3 stories off the ground

We were located in the desert in Halfer al ban, Saudi Arabia with in the us army. A spec. 4 and I were on guard duty sitting in a 5-ton truck at the guard entrance in the desert. There were other brass (officers) standing around with their jeeps parked in the area. I remember her eating some raw onions and I was questioning her. I decided to role down my window some more and saw a very large dark object from afar slowly moving towards the back of the truck. i saw it in my side view mirror. it was not a sand storm. I saw other people turn their heads towars the object and told the spec 4 to look in her mirror. when it got over top the truck, it seemed like it was so close that if there was a building in the way, it might have knocked it over. I looked forward and could see the light of the horizon, but I could no longer see any horizon on the sides of us. but then when the object was completely over all of us, our area became pitched dark. the spec 4 started to hollar for jesus and I told her to lock all of the doors and roll up the windows. I did not hear any noise. We turned on our flashlights and there was no reflection on the flashlight or our headlights or anybody elses headlights. i could only see the circle of light from the flashlight, but it could not shine on anything. we could not start our engine. It seemed like a very long time, almost like a half hour. I knew that it happened about 1500 hours because i could not wait to go off duty at 1600 hours. I remember telling the spec 4 to be very quiet. I was calm, but nervous. It seemed like a real long time, but it was only about 3-5 minutes when i looked at my watch again. I am not sure if my watch stopped during that time or not, but it was a few minutes after 3pm, then i looked in my side view mirror because I saw a glimmer of light. I could see the horizon behind the truck,come back again and then I could see the sides of outside light again. I could not see the top of the object, only part of the underside which was very flat. ! It seeme d like the object was a mile wide because I could not tell how big it was. Looking at the beginning edge moving over us, it had a slight bend like a spherical shape. The color looked like dark copper underneath the object. It looked kind of rigidy like symbols too. The object was moving at a very slow pace over us. I rarely talk about it. I had always wondered if anyone else ever spoke of it in the blogs, but I just learned about using blogs this year. It was only one mothership of an object. Afterwards, one of the brass (officers) approached us and was just as baffled as we were about the object. He said that if he wrote home about it no one would belive him anyway. I agreed. I did not want anyone to think I was bananas too. Okay, that's it.


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