|Occurred : 3/12/2012 19:45 (Entered as : 03/12/12 19:45)
Reported: 5/5/2012 6:52:51 PM 18:52
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Duration:approximately 10 minutes
|A large, triangle shaped UFO spotted in Ellensburg, WA with three solid white lights and one flashing red light.
I wish I reported this sooner, but I didn't wanna make a big deal out of it considering no one would believe me even if I told them.
The date was Monday, March 12th, 2012 around 7:45 P.M. to 7:50 P.M.. The sun had set and it was dark out, but not quite pitch black. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky and you could see the stars and the moon easily. It was one of the nicer evenings. I was driving down Robinson Canyon in Ellensburg, Washington, on my way back from my step sister's house headed home to my house about 3 miles from where I was.
I was listening to the radio at the time, and remember checking my watch at around 7:45 P.M. to make sure I would be home by 8:00 P.M., when my mother wanted me home. I looked up from the watch, and looked up into the distance. There were 3 bright, white/yellow lights in a triangle formation above and to the left of the long, straight road I was driving on. It looked as if it was traveling towards me. I continued to drive a little further.
As I approached the aircraft, I looked around and there were no other cars on the road, so I stopped my car, turned off the radio and got out of the vehicle to see if I could hear any noise from the aircraft, there was literally no noise at all. No sound of a propeller, no sound of a jet engine..nothing. The night was completely silent. The only thing I heard was the noise from my car engine (which isn’t very loud anyway), and I figured that if it was something with an engine, I would be able to hear it over my car’s engine considering how low it was. Judging from my experiences flying through the valley, it was probably at about 3,000, 3,500 feet AGL. It was moving so slow that I could only tell that it was moving from references on the ground, but it was not hovering.
I stood there on the road next to my car watching it for about 4 or 5 minutes, until it was directly under where I was stopped on the road. I looked up at it and could barely make out the shape of the aircraft. It was in a triangle shape. There was one red, flashing light underneath and in the center the aircraft, and 3 white/yellow lights on each tip. The white/yellow lights were not flashing. I sat there for another 2-3 minutes watching it, when a car started approaching me from the distance on the road. I decided to leave. I thought maybe it was just an aircraft from the local military base, doing a test flight of some sort, so I decided to not to think much of it. I got back in the car and drove off, about thirty seconds after I started driving, I looked back in my rear view mirror to see if I could see it, and it wasn’t there. I looked behind me, it was gone. I stuck my head out the window to see if it was behind my car, and not in my line of sight, I still couldn’t see! anything. The night sky was completely clear.
It literally had disappeared. The lights were gone, (I thought maybe the operators turned off the lights because they knew I was watching or something) and I could not even see the shape of the aircraft anymore, I couldn’t see the aircraft at all. I do not know what this thing was. I assumed it came from the Yakima Training Center, most likely a test aircraft of some sort. But I, being the believer that I am, strongly believe that it was something “not from this world”. That night when I got home, I told my siblings and mom what I had saw. Of course they didn’t believe me. I decided to just keep it to myself.
Also, at the time the thought never occurred to me to take a picture. After I got home that night, I deeply regretted that I didn't.