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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/13/2005 22:00 (Entered as : 03/13/2005 22:00)
Reported: 3/20/2005 8:37:24 PM 20:37
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Gettysburg, PA
Shape: Diamond
Duration: one minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object made a sound
Wingless oblong diamond craft, three close lights near rear

I am a college graduate that has recently relocated to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to fulfill an employment oppertunity.

I was changing a lightbulb on an outside light of my residence. I observed an aircraft in the distance traveling on a course that I have observed many commercial aircraft to take in a Eastern to Western fashion. My location was North of the objects flight trajectory.

I continued to screw the light housing back on and was anxious to get inside out of the cold. As I stepped down from the task, I noticed that the object that I previously observed was making a wide turn and was approaching a northern direction. The craft was approximately 1-2 miles south of my location. What really grabbed my attention was the wingspan of the craft. It was low to the ground and had a truely wide wingspan.

There was no noise at this time, and the aircraft reminded me of a "glider". I stood fixated on the object and I was amazed as it passed over, directly over myself and the house. I could see that there were no wings protruding outward at any part of the craft. The craft was a continuous solid diamond shape, with the "tail" longer than the front. It looked like a giant kite.

The craft was noisy as it passed over, but I could not recognize what its propulsion system was. It was not a "prop" sound, and it was not a "turbine" sound. The object had three dim white circular lights 3/4 to the rear. There was a bright "headlight" or "searchlight" on the front tip, red and blue beacons on the "sides", and a blinking white beacon on the "tail". As the craft passed over, I ran into the house to get my girlfriend and have her take a look. By the time we were back outside,(30 seconds) the craft was on the N.W. horizon and looked like a conventional aircraft. My assumption of my sighting was a secret military craft or extraterrestrial.