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Occurred : 8/12/2010 20:34 (Entered as : 08/12/10 20:34)
Reported: 8/12/2010 7:21:00 PM 19:21
Posted: 8/24/2010
Location: Topsfield, MA
Shape: Other
Duration:2 minutes
It was 8:34PM and already pitch black outside. Out of the corner of my eye, I could see the plane lights wavering behind the tree's as the aircraft approached. I had assumed that it was a plane anyways. I sat at the glass door for a moment, watching the lights approach as I usually did- out of habit more than anything.

As the seconds passed, I noticed that the aircraft seemed to be rising forward into the air at an accelerating velocity- one that seemed almost unusually fast. I continued to watch in curiosity. In less than a second, the aircraft made a 390 degree turn, a full circle and then off to the right. There was no way it could be a plane, so I ran outside to see it better.

As it flew above the tree-line, I noticed that the lights didn't look anything like the ones on a plane and the shape of the vehicle was extremely unusual. The lights were not sharp and pronounced, but instead were hazy and burned like fire, scattered about the bottom and sides of the UFO. They were pale yellow to bluish-green in color and seemed to be linked by thinner lines of light.

The UFO itself was not a sleek thin design like I might have imagined it to be. The main body appeared dark grey and semi-metallic (it reminded me of silicon) and pyramidal, but had abstract shaped parts attached to the main body, creating a shape that is nearly indiscernible to describe from such a short observation period.

It continued off to the right for a moment before all of the lights on the aircraft immediately shut off. I could still see the body due to light pollution and a faint glow that seemed to radiate from the UFO, preventing it from becoming completely hidden. It changed course in a matter of milliseconds and accelerated again in a sharp upward direction before it was out of eyesight.

I watched for a little longer and saw something that made me almost laugh in awe. What I could see to be as several military fighter jets came into my sight only moments later, uniformly chasing in the same direction I had seen the unidentified aircraft travel before disappearing. They, I noticed, travelled at a speed and in a manner that I had expected human constructed planes to fly. And they were far behind.