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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/30/2008 21:45 (Entered as : 07/30/2008 21:45)
Reported: 7/30/2008 7:23:34 PM 19:23
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Deptford, NJ
Shape: Oval
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted beams, The object made a sound, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Strange-moving object hovering and making helicopter-like sound at night, but not shape of a helicopter

My wife and I were standing outside our home at 9:45pm when we noticed a mysteriously shaped object with many lights hovering in the sky about a half-mile away. It was moving back and forth in strange rocking motion, and it made the sound of a helicopter. I thought nothing of it initially -- perhaps something for the evening news. But the strange movement caught both of our eyes. All of a sudden, it turned and moved very slowly in our direction and flew directly over us. As we looked up, it didn't appear to resemble the shape of a helicopter, but almost like a giant oblong boat. Although it was night and we couldn't see it clearly, there didn't appear to be any helicopter-like propellers. I would have to say that the lights were probably consistent with that of a helicopter. Nonetheless, it scared the be-jesus out of the both of us. We think it was an alien spacecraft of some sort, mimicking the sound of a helicopter at night in a suburban neighborhood in order to fool nearby onlookers. Has anyone ever experienced/seen/reported a helicopter-like unknown object?

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))