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Occurred : 5/25/2011 05:20 (Entered as : 05/25/11 05:20)
Reported: 5/28/2011 5:46:57 PM 17:46
Posted: 5/29/2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Shape: Triangle
Duration:10 seconds
Triangular shaped UFO observed hovering at low level on the east side of Tallahassee, Florida

On May 25th, 2011, I was delivering newspapers in Tallahassee, Florida. I was travelling eastbound on Old St. Augustine Road, about 3 miles east of Capital Circle SE, when, about 5:20am, I turned left (north) onto Grassroots Road to routinely deliver a paper to a residence. This is a fairly sparsely populated area of homes in a wooded, secluded area. The road is narrow and unpaved and there are no street lights.

Almost immediately upon entering Grassroots Road, I observed what I first thought was an airplane and wondered what an airplane would be doing so low and back in those woods. I immediately realized this wasn’t a conventional aircraft, and since I am a small statured female and was alone, I became very frightened and thought of turning around and fleeing the area. But the road is narrow and there was no place for me to easily turn around. I knew this to be a UFO of some sort as I had never seen anything like it. I will attempt to describe in detail.

The craft was hovering, nose in an upward direction, not straight up, but in such a manner that I could plainly see the belly of the craft but not the top side of it. The belly was directly in front of me. It seemed to be at that angle because it was very low to the ground, from tree top level to slightly below tree top. It was in a clearing in the woods, maybe 50 yards at most from my position. I believe it had attained its position, nose up and hovering with slight, sometimes jerky movements back and forth, so as not to brush against nearby trees which bordered the clearing. The craft made no noise at all.

I will attempt to completely describe this craft. It is difficult for me to relate the size, but possibly the size of a relatively small passenger jetliner. It looked very large because of its close proximity to me and its location in the clearing with surrounding trees. I would say it was a triangular shape with the wings forming a rounded, curved "boomerang" shape. In other words, the craft was not a sharply shaped triangle. It had red and blue lights on the wing surface, as I recall, one at the front, one on each side about half way back, and one on each wing tip.

The belly of the craft which I could clearly see, had about five lights, three in a row, front to rear, with two on each side and below the three in a row, and out toward each wing tip. It was lit up so as to be clearly visible, but not in a glowing sense that it would light up the area around it. The belly had several grooves running in orderly rows, front to rear. I believe the color was gray like a Navy ship.

I was so afraid, thinking it may be watching me and I might be in danger since as I said, at that hour there were no other cars on the road. As it rose upward and begin to move upward and to the left, away from the road, I sped on by it.

I drove about a quarter of a mile to throw my paper, and when I returned on my way out, there was no sign of the craft