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Occurred : 10/12/1978 21:00 (Entered as : 10/12/1978 21:00)
Reported: 8/30/2013 6:00:10 PM 18:00
Posted: 9/9/2013
Location: Dyersburg, TN
Shape: Triangle
Duration:2 hours
NW TN TRIANGLE.

In Dyersburg, Tn (located in NW Tennessee) in 1978 I was outside with a flashlight star gazing when I saw a really bright light in the distance. Just as a lark I decided to point my flashlight at the object and went round and round -- really fast. The light started changing -- different colors and really bright. I was amazed!.

An airplane flew really close to the object, passed it, and when it was way ahead, the light darted at the plane. This happened twice.

Well I kept watching playing with my flash light and the light started moving my way. It came closer until it was above my head. The object was shaped like a triangle, with a light on each corner. It made no noise -- none.

It scared me so bad I ran to the neighbors house and pretended I was just visiting. I didn't tell them what I had seen because I was afraid they would think I was crazy. When I came out after about 15 minutes I saw the object moving slowly toward the south west.