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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/31/2005 23:30 (Entered as : 08/31/2005 23:30)
Reported: 8/31/2005 10:29:04 PM 22:29
Location: St. Louis (Mehlville), MO
Duration: 20-30 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color, The object landed
|Saw a strange hovering object move across road.
I was traveling west on Forder Rd. in St.louis, Mo on August 31st, 2005 at approximately 11:35. As i was driving, I noticed an object traveling across the road at a very low and smooth pace. My first thought was that it was a helicopter, but as i approached the object, it became very clear to me that it was not.
With the object not more than 200ft from me and my windows down, you would think, had it been a helicopter, the sound of rotating blades would be more than enough to assure me it was in fact a helicopter. The bright object which consisted of very familiar colors (red, green, and white) where blinking in a consecutive pattern which in someways was reasurring me it must be something of human construction. But as the object continued to move and i traveled closer, the shape appeared to be disc-like. I know this sounds very typical and familiar, but this is what i saw. The object continued to move in a northeast direction and as it slowly disappeared over the tree line, i made a quick right turn onto Lemay Ferry Rd. which put me in the perfect line of sight to see an object that had just flew over the tree line and all i saw was an empty sky. I now sit and type this report as i was instructed by some person on the other end of the phone from which i called the number for reporting UFO sightings, with tears running from my eyes, chills all over my body, my heart is pounding so hard i can hear it throughout my entire body, sick to my stomach, and a set of shaky hands that are barely allowing my to type.
Now, i am a person of somewhat respectable integrity. I hold a very good job at a very reputable company. I am not one of fairy tales and fictitious stories, but what i saw tonight will remain in my mind for the rest of my life. From what i know of modern aviation and man-made flying capabilities, what i saw was not of this planet. Im an advocate of discovering life beyond ours and look forward to the day that all of the world sits in aw of another intelligent being not of this planet, but after my experience on this evening, im not sure im ready, more less the rest of the world.