|Occurred : 8/15/2009 10:00 (Entered as : 8/15/09 10:00)
Reported: 2/18/2011 8:19:53 PM 20:19
Location: Eldora, IA
|Large, horizontal, whitish rectangle seen during the day.
Traveling west, in our minivan, from Eldora, Ia., 10 am on Hwy 175. Approximately August 15th, 2009.
4 Miles west of Eldora, my wife and I both saw a large whitish, horizontal, rectangle shaped object traveling south to north just over the western horizon. It's a hilly area, maybe 5 miles from us. Quickly out of sight, 100+ MPH? The length of the object was about 6 times longer than its height. From the distance of the object, I estimate it was 250 feet long.
It had no tail, no wings. It was a simple horizontal rectangle with sharp crisp edges. From our vantage point, no depth of the object could be determined.
We have been to airshows and live across from a small grass airstrip and have seen many homemade aircraft. Never seen anything like this before or since.
Looked on your site for a report of something similar. Have yet to find any but will continue to look.
Recently discovered your site and wanted to share our information.
((NUFORC Note: Date may be approximate, althought witness does not indicate that fact. PD))