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Occurred : 7/5/2005 03:10 (Entered as : 07/05/2005 03:10)
Reported: 7/19/2005 6:19:41 AM 06:19
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Laurel, MD
Shape: Light
Duration: one hour or so
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted beams, The object made a sound
Heard sounds of humming over the trees for one hour early morning. Saw lights above the trees moving and flashing beams on the ground

I was awaken by a loud but low humming noise. I thought there were people mowing their lawn so early in the morning. The window in our room was open because it was particularly hot. That was why I heard the sound outside. I am a light sleeper and I can be awakened by any sound that is unfamiliar to my ears. I tried to sleep through the sound, again still thinking that someone was mowing the lawn. But the sound went from soft to loud, like it was moving far and near. I still could not get back to sleep and was already intrigued by the unfamiliarity of the sound. I decided to check it out. I looked out the window and I saw in the sky just above the trees bright ligts, white, blue and yellow, moving very slowly horizontally. That was the one that was making the humming or whirling sound.

I woke my husband up because I thought I just saw a UFO. He also saw the lights but he dismissed it as just a helicopter hovering. And went right back to sleep. I observed it for some more minutes because I could not believe that it was only a helicopter. I know how a helicopter sounds like. But this one was really different. It hovered close to our building and I thought I saw a light beaming from it down the ground, like a huge flashlight looking for something. If it was a police helicopter then where are the police cars? Nothing was happening in the area, no movement of people or cars. It was just peaceful except this hovering, humming sound getting louder and softer every minute.