|Occurred : 4/29/2000 23:00 (Entered as : 04/29/00 23:00)
Reported: 4/30/2000 09:39
Location: Raccoon Creek State Park, PA
|Three lights, appearing to move at same speed, when lights moved in front of stars, the triangle middle was shown to have mass, as the stars it passed in front of were blocked from view until the craft passed by.
Before, I begin, I would just like to say, I do not believe in Aliens, extraterrestrial life, supernatural, paranormal, or any such phenomenona... While playing a medieval type re-enactment game, on 4/29/00 Myself and at least 5 others witnessed this event. I was looking up at the sky waiting for a sword combat to be worked out and I noticed a light high up in the sky. (I used to fly planes and I am currently a student at an accredited aeronautical school). I first figured it to be a plane due to the close proximity of the sighting location to the Pittsburgh International Airport. I then however noticed a second light directly behind the first and they were moving the same speed as each other. I then believed the objects to be in a formation at high altitude. I then noticed a third light somewhat down and back from the second I noticed. This formed a sharp triangle formation. (This still could have been military aircraft flying in a formation) However, When this triangular formation flew infront of stars, the star was blocked from vision until the object had passed. This suggested a definite mass in between the lights. I then began to look at it as a triangle. These lights could not have been an aircraft, because the formation was spread quite far(suggesting a large object). Had this been a jet on a very low inbound approach, the jet would have passed over us at about 100 feet and the noise would have been deafening. (So an airplane is ruled out). The mass blocking the stars suggests that this was not 3 aircraft in a formation at high altitude. This leaves only one classification: (Unidentified Flying Object). At least 5 others witnessed this event, one witness in a different location than myself and the others. I am also sure, that Pittsburgh International Airport must have picked up this event on their radar. That would be a logical place to start an investigation.