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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 9/20/2005 23:45 (Entered as : 09/20/2005 23:45)
Reported: 9/20/2005 9:07:29 PM 21:07
Location: New York City (Brooklyn), NY
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object made a sound
|"Whining" cross between quiet helicopter and blimp seen sailing low going southwest over Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
At 11:45, 9/20/05, I was watching television when I heard something like a gong or church bell. It seemed too late for churchbells. I looked out the window and saw what I thought was a blimp. But it was making a whining sound by now, and it was too close/low overhead to be blimp (lower than any plane) and too small to be a blimp. I was looking out from a high floor on a building on Prospect Park West and 10th Street in Brooklyn. The UFO sailed by in a southwest direction, over Prospect Park. Now it looked to me like a cross between a small blimp and some kind of "quiet" helicopter--it was still making a whining sound, but MUCH quieter and nothing like the sound of a helicopter.
I decribed it over the phone to 911 while watching it go further southwest, over Midwood, Coney Island (approximately) and I guess out to sea (I could see the blinking lights far away).
911 hung up on me. I called 311 and asked how to report a UFO. They said it was outside their jurisdiction. I called the FBI. The FBI said to call the FAA. I could not get working number for the FAA from information.