|Occurred : 4/3/2015 21:00 (Entered as : 04/03/15 21:00)
Reported: 4/4/2015 3:05:02 PM 15:05
Location: Marfa, TX
|Silent unknown triangle aircraft with white and red lights seen near Marfa, TX.
We were at the Marfa Lights viewing platform between Alpine and Marfa TX on April 3, 2015 at about 9:30 pm. Not having any luck with seeing the "famous" Marfa Lights, we were about to go back to our hotel in Alpine. One member of our group then turning back north to walk to the car noticed something flying from North to South just to the East of us. The were no stars out as it was cloudy, windy and cold. As the craft got even with us, we noticed it had three white lights that formed a perfect equallateral triangle. These white lights never blinked. Directly in the middle of the three white lights was a red blinking light. It blinked about once a second. The craft proceeded south below the cloud deck. After about 5 minutes it turned right to the West and began to speed up. It then finally turned back North where it appeared to disappear into the clouds.
There was absolutely NO sound produced by the aircraft as it flew over. I have a IPhone app that tracks commercial flights and none were in our area. The other odd thing about the craft is that it seemed to move in a very straight line (ie no movements due to wind) except for when it turned and made no sounds.
I live in the landing path of a major international airport and see planes land both day and night all the time. I have never seen anything like what we saw this night.