|Occurred : 7/18/2013 22:45 (Entered as : 07/18/13 22:45)
Reported: 7/22/2013 1:03:32 PM 13:03
Location: Seattle, WA
|Rectangular Wing sited over Seattle Washington, on July 18, 2013.
Location: northeast Seattle, Washington
Time: 22:45 hours
Direction: observer facing east
Angle of Elevation: 45 degrees
Size of Object: approximately 6 times larger than full Moon, or 3 inches in diameter as measured between 2 fingers.
Direction Object was moving: to the observer's right, southeast.
Number of Objects: 1 Color: unlit
On July 18, 2013, in northeast Seattle, Washington, at 10:45 P.M., I observed an unlit rectangular wing flying over my condo.
At first I thought it was a meteor due to its very high speed.
The rectangle travelled in a southeast direction, disappearing over tree tops in approximately five seconds. The rectangle was very large given its elevation, measuring approximately 3 inches.
Later that evening a Boeing 747 Dreamlifter flew across the same space. Its elevation was much lower than the rectangle. I measured the 747 at one-half inch, the diameter of the Moon. The rectangle covered the same distance as the 747 in a fraction of the time as the latter.
I could not detect any sound from the rectangle. Even though unlit it was observable against the clear night sky, possibly reflecting city lights off its bottom surface.
I believe the rectangle was flying at least 3 times higher from me than the 747. Given the estimated lengths of each, the rectangle at that elevation would have ! been about 18 times larger than the 747, at 235 feet in length.
((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and he seemed to use to be serious- and sober-minded. We suspect that he is an excellent witness. PD))