|Occurred : 12/24/2011 19:50 (Entered as : 12/24/2011 19:50)
Reported: 12/24/2011 7:55:54 PM 19:55
Location: St. Louis, MO
Duration:approx 90 seconds
|6 lights spanning across the street , a triangle shaped object hovering and spinning, silent
I was coming home from spending Christmas eve with family. As I was driving down my street to my house, I saw 6 orange lights in the sky. I was thinking at first they were Christmas lights someone had figured out how string high up in the sky across the street, but realized they were too high to be hung using the telephone poles. My next thought was that they were strung somehow using the church steeple on one side; but couldn't figure out what was holding them up on the other side of the street. I parked my truck, walked to the top of the driveway. I was planning on walking down to the church (1 block down) to see how they had strung the light across the street. When I got to the top of my driveway, only 3 lights were left in the sky. Not only that, but they were no longer crossing the street, they were now hovering over the homes one block up to the left. I walked a couple houses up to get a better look. I realized the lights were forming a triangle! shaped object. Then I realized I could acutally see the object against the dark sky. It was a long, thin triangle about the size of the block it was hovering over. It was also completley silent. It was hovering and then began a lazy spin. The tip of the triangle was spinning away from me. I saw the two base corner lights. The right base light faded, then the left base light. It seemed to take a long time for the left base light to fade out. When I realized there was an actual triangle shaped object hovering over the block of homes, I also realized that I must have first seen two triangle objects over the street. I also realized that this meant the tips of the triangles were in the middle of the street, the bases on either side. That is the only way to describe the lights I saw across the street. Two vertical from each other on either side and two in the middle of the street. I looked around to see if there was anyone else in the street who might have seen this! as well, and of course, there wasn't. Neither did a car pass! by duri ng this time. The area where I saw the triangle hovering is a quiet block of homes, however, the street they face is a pretty busy local street. I would be surprised if I was the only one who saw this. I'm going to listen to the 10:00 news to see if anyone else reported this, but that's probably futile. I also know there are two airfields in the immediate area. One is Lambert Airfield, the other is Scott AirForce base. I do remember a few years ago (8 or so maybe?) there was a report of a UFO that made the news on the Illinois side of the river. I cannot identify what I saw, but I know I saw something I've never seen before.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))