|Occurred : 10/10/2011 15:00 (Entered as : 10/10/11 15:00)
Reported: 10/10/2011 12:38:14 PM 12:38
Location: Groton, CT
Duration:Less than 5 seconds
|Small shiny object seen in sky while driving on clear day, looked back for a 3rd time and it was gone.
Today on 10/10/11 at aprox. 3:00pm EST, I saw to what I believed was a small circular or disk shaped object hovering in the sky. I was traveling alone on I-95 southbound near exit 88 when I saw it. It was a completely cloudless sky and I was traveling at 70mph.
I looked up to see a small shiny object, about 2000 to 3000 ft in the air and was probably the size of a school bus or perhaps even a small plane. I was looking out my front windshield and off a bit to the right, which would have put the object to my northeast. It caught my attention due to the fact it was extremely shiny.. more shiny than anything I had ever seen on a plane flying across the sky.
I looked back a second time after I had glanced down at the road while driving to see if it was still there. It had not moved at all, which I thought was odd if it were a bird, plane or even maybe balloon. I looked back down at the road again to drive, and looking up again a 3rd time, the object was no longer! in sight. I thought if it was a balloon, it would be moving slowly enough where even at my speed, given the altitude of the object it should still have been visible. I did not think it was a commercial plane due to the fact I did not notice any landing gear, windows, engines, fuselage or wings.
I can't say for certain that it was not a reflection of some sort, but I thought it worthy enough to report it. No other witnesses were present.
((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and he seemed to us to be a sincere, and sober-minded, individual. We suspect that he is a very good witness. PD))