|Occurred : 1/10/2012 05:15 (Entered as : 01/10/12 5:15)
Reported: 1/10/2012 1:56:18 PM 13:56
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
|Mock helicopter seen above city of Pittsburgh.
I witnessed two very strange things this morning. It was a craft that mocked a helicopter, but I noticed something was off with it. It maneuvered much like a helicopter. It had the directional lights on it, as well as a strobe light. It was circling above the City of Pittsburgh, though higher than the buildings. I couldn't see any body of the helicopter. At one point, all of the lights turned off but one. It looked much like a star in the sky. Then all of a sudden, it turned into a VERY bright light that was painful to stare at. It then proceeded to turn back on it's directional lights and strobe light.
Just a few short miles up river on the Allegheny, I saw a similar craft. It could have been the same, but would have had to move at a lightning speed. It did the exact same thing with the lights as the first craft.
I live fairly close to an airport. I have seen planes and helicopters at night before. I have seen them from all different angles and making many turns. This was unlike anything I have ever seen before. And again I stress, all I saw was the lights. There was no body to either crafts.
I would have taken pictures, but it was very dark, and I a passenger in a vehicle driving to work.