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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/17/2012 22:50 (Entered as : 4/17/12 22:50)
Reported: 4/18/2012 4:19:53 PM 16:19
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: Pompano Beach, FL
Shape: Disk
Duration: 5-8 min.
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
A definite aircraft shaped like a flat top straw hat with lights

Traveling west on Atlantic Blvd. from work to home observed an airborne object near intersection of Dixie Hw'y. in Pompano Beach, Florida. Object was traveling notheast .

I pulled over as I thought it was an aircraft about to make an emergency landing on roadway & got out of my vehicle to observe.I then saw it was about 20 times larger then a airplane and was shaped like a flat top straw hat & looked to be metallic. At least 50 times the size of a full moon's appearance in the sky. The upper portion or cabin had windows all around with light on inside which reflected out on to the deck portion giving me an excellent view. It was low and slow flying. About 300 to 400 feet high.

I watched it travel at that same steady slow speed for a few minutes until it went out of sight due to surrounding area of trees & homes. No tall buildings were in area. Returned to my vehicle & drove a few blocks and relocated flying in sn same direction & speed until I lost sight ! of it again.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and he sounded to us to be sober minded, and quite credible. PD))