|Occurred : 5/28/2011 21:55 (Entered as : 05/28/11 21:55)
Reported: 5/28/2011 8:25:10 PM 20:25
Location: Buffalo, NY
|Unknown silent, lighted craft hovered overhead, Buffalo NY
A craft of unknown shape and size, at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,000 ft. approached from the east, making no noise, and emitting an intense red glow, with yellowish back-lighting. The craft initially maintained a straight forward motion and consistent speed (although it was much slower than a jet plane).
As the craft approached the apex of the sky above me, slightly to my north, it slowed even further, it came to a complete stop, and hovered in that position for about a half minute. then it appeared to lift straight upward at a high rate of speed, still silent, as it lifted away, the lights became smaller and dimmer, until it was no longer visible.
The sky conditions where partly cloudy, and I did see jet plane traffic overhead at their normal 30+ thousand feet.