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Occurred : 12/26/2011 21:15 (Entered as : 12/26/11 21:15)
Reported: 12/26/2011 7:30:28 PM 19:30
Posted: 1/12/2012
Location: Buffalo, NY
Shape: Formation
Duration:10 seconds
Four dimly lit triangular objects whistle as they pass low over Buffalo, NY

A friend and I were standing on the roof of a 10-story building at night, around 9:15 on December 26th (2011) in Buffalo, NY. I noticed four dimly lit objects over the city, moving in a straight line from the direction of Lake Erie towards the northeast. At first glance I thought these were the lights on the wings of a far away commercial aircraft, but appeared too low in the sky and were approaching too quickly. I noticed a corresponding whistling sound as they approached. The sound was not unlike the sound from those whistling Nerf balls. It was changing and varied, as if there were more than one Nerf ball sounding at once. It was not loud, but clearly audible. I could then see that there were four separate objects. They were black or dark gray, seemingly lit on the underside from the lights of the city. There was also the dim yellow light coming from each, probably coming from the leading tip of the object, because the light was less visible once th! e objects passed overhead.

The four objects were flying very near to one another in a flexible delta formation. The formation was like a small flock of birds; imperfect and changing, but they were moving inexplicably quickly with no visible wings. I noticed them just before they were directly overhead, and were out of sight and earshot within 10 seconds. I was not able to discern the shape clearly, but my best guess would be rounded triangles, similar to the “flying wing” design of the F117 Nighthawk. They all appeared identical to one another. As they passed, the sounds diminished accordingly, and I quickly lost track of them in the night sky. Both my friend and I were duly creeped out and went back inside immediately.