|Occurred : 7/15/2008 00:00 (Entered as : 07/15/08 0:00)
Reported: 2/25/2014 11:13:05 AM 11:13
Location: Iraq (during helicopter firefight),
|Ceiling of Mirrors over my Blackhawk Helicopter.
My Blackhawk helicopter was taking fire from down below over the deserts of IRAQ one night. As the gunner, I was shooting and I momentarily looked up and prayed for God to protect us.
As I looked up, I saw like a thousand 16 by 16 inch flat square mirrors like solar panels all connected up about a 150 ft. long extending well beyond the length of the helo and 50 feet above it forming a flat ceiling. The panels were moving independent of each other like they were fluttering.
I don’t know its width because the helicopter was partially obscuring it. But I had to look quickly back down and keep shooting because we were taking fire.
I am familiar with fixed wing and helo military aircraft, and work in a facility that repairs various military aircraft and have been doing so for 11 years. What I saw that night above IRAQ is unlike anything I have ever known, and I think of it to this very day.
((NUFORC Note: We have spoken with the sources of the report, and they both assure us that the report is accurate. The witness was a door-gunner, and did not know the names of the other crew members, so he is the sole source for the information. PD))
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))