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Occurred : 12/6/1998 18:25 (Entered as : 12/06/98 18:25)
Reported: 12/13/1998 18:26
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 minutes
Came over Mountain to East which has Antenni and banked to South and flew just below broken cloud cover. It had no running lights but a few dim lights along the leading edge. It was more delta shaped as opposed to a triangle. No noise, no running lights and fast for its size. It was real big. I first thought it was a commercial craft in trouble. But I heard nothing so far in local news.

I was out smoking during the Dish feed of X files. I normally scan horizon for air craft since we are close to the air port. The cloud cover was broken and at medium height. There was a wind and sure was cold. It had snowed that morning. I looked to the east where normally lights from the mountain can be seen and aircraft turn for one of the approaches to Las Vegas. This craft was moving below cloud cover at this point and upon clearing the mountain made a immediate bank to the left which is south. This got my attention. It has big and I could not have missed it. There were lights on the leading edge but not running lights. These were dim like seeing interior house lights at a distance. The lights of the city reflected off the bottom of the craft. It was big and it was moving fast. I called to my wife who was in the kitchen to come out and see this. There are a few houses blocking the view in that direction so we waited for it to come out. It appeared to have gained altitude and was right below the clouds now and dimly the outline could be seen. The outline was white like a cloud moving fast or like a high speed aircraft which causes condensation when cutting through the air doing abrupt manuvers. The craft continued to the south and west then went out of sight. I am surprised that no one else saw it since it did not appear on the tv or news.