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Occurred : 2/8/2016 19:00 (Entered as : 02/08/16 19:00)
Reported: 2/9/2016 7:44:47 PM 19:44
Posted: 2/11/2016
Location: York, ME
Shape: Other
Duration:3-5 minutes
I was driving when I saw a strange plane-like object with a flashing light floating, then flying extremely slow and close to ground.

I was driving down a part of route 1 when I looked out the window and noticed some lights in the near distance in the sky. There were two bright bluish-white lights on either side of the object, and then a flashing white light in the middle/front. For a minute, I figured it had to be a plane - the two lights on either side and the flashing light looked almost exactly like how a plane would look flying at night, and I thought I could make out the shape of the two wings on either side. But something was still really strange about it.

As I kept driving, I noticed the object seemed too close to the ground to be a plane. York is only a town over from an airport, so it's not abnormal to see planes that aren't very high in the sky because they're taking off or landing. But this object was WAY lower in the sky than any plane I've seen, so that really had me questioning whether it was actually a plane. Then, as I got even closer, I realized that if this thing was a plane, how could I have been getting so close to it. If this thing really was a plane, it would have been gone long before I could have even questioned whether it was a plane. But I kept getting closer and closer to it. That's when I started thinking maybe it was some tower with lights (also not an uncommon thing to see, but not something I had ever seen on this road before).

When I finally caught up to it, I kept looking straight up at it and I thought it was a tower of some sort for sure. It didn't look like it was moving, so I thought "case closed".... Until it started matching my speed. This is when I really started to freak out a little. Towers obviously don't move, but I have NEVER in my life seen a plane FLOAT and then go as slow as a car. I also noticed that it had very similar plane-like features such as what looked like wings, but it also looked somewhat like it had multiple edges to it. What really got to me was the fact that I felt like it was almost following me. It was moving almost exactly at the same speed as me and going in the same direction. Then, I finally made a turn onto another road, and then I freaked out even more because the object started going in the same direction as me again! I was almost at my destination so I decided I would just wait until I arrived there to continue looking at the object. But, after only peeling my eyes away for a few seconds to look at the road, it was gone when I looked back. When I finally got out of my car at my destination, I noticed a lot of dogs were barking and making noise, which only amplified the strange feeling.

This experience was really strange and scary. A part of me wants to believe and on some level thinks that it was just some weird plane, but even tho I didn't see any weird beams or colored lights, I have NEVER seen any plane shaped or act like this before, and I definitely have never seen a plane disappear into thin air within a matter of seconds.