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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/25/2011 22:30 (Entered as : 06/25/2011 22:00)
Reported: 6/26/2011 6:57:38 PM 18:57
Posted: 6/27/2011
Location: Gastonia, NC
Shape: Light
Duration: 2-3 min
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Saw 2 low flying objects with bright lights ,no noise..

Around 10:30 the night of June 25, 2011, my husband and I both noticed what at first looked like 1 light as it got closer you could tell it was 2 (low enough to tell they had some sort of shape to them, but too bright causing almost a sort of shadowing so couldn't make the shape out) that were not blinking and were EXTREMELY low right around cloud level. There were several airplanes headed toward the airport which is only 10 miles from us) and these lights appeared much lower and slower in speed and the lights were moving independently of each other at first, but continuesly circling around each other yet maintaining a straight consistent travel pattern. As they passed over our house the lights moved even closer together and were in such synch with each other in movement. For some reason the movement reminded me of a boomerang pattern. (My husband doesn't agree about the boomerang thing so I guess its all in perception). I still cannot believe what we saw and it was most definitely not a plane, helicopter, balloon or shooting star. Also, they made no noise which was odd being as low as they were.(Id say as low as youd normally see a helicopter) We called around and found no information which is odd being that the air control monitors so closely and this being so close to Charlotte Douglas Airport and being so low. Looking on google at last night's date, I was able to find many articles and pictures from other people all over the country, but so far none locally. Someone HAD to see it. There were several planes coming in and it was a relatively clear night.. It was just so odd. It is hard to put into words because it truly was something I have never seen. Also the lights appeared white or soft yellow