|Occurred : 6/12/2000 17:20 (Entered as : 06/12/00 17:20)
Reported: 6/12/2000 18:06
Location: Lynnwood, WA
|Small black oblongish flattened triangle traveling N to W near North Seattle at elevation 30 degrees.
North Seattle (Lynwood/Mill Creek), 5:20 PM. One small dull black object went from north (nearest to me) to west(farthest point from me) in 35 seconds. It was at an elevation of 30 degrees to the ground and remained at that as it traversed a 70 degree span of sky. It crossed below large white cumulous clouds. The clouds were moving NW. The object appeared as a peculiar balloon (roundish and blobbly) for the 1st 4 seconds and then as a flattened triangle. It's trajectory was absolutely straight with no variation in speed. From my point of view, it was moving very fast and methodically. It disappeared into the distance (became so faint you could no longer view it). I drove 5 blocks away and watched the sky in it's direction-4 crows harrassing an eagle-nothing about the birds resembled the black object-not shape or flight characteristics. The object was between an eigth to a qaurter of an inch at arms length when I first spotted it. There were no wings or protusions of any kind, a smooth oblongish triangle with rounded edges. More like a triangular oval flying in the direction of it's flat side. I don't know what this object was, maybe it was a bird with a mission, I wrote this report in case someone else got a better look.
((NUFORC Note: We know the person who submitted the report, and consider her to be highly reliable. The object's angular velocity across the sky seems to exceed what would be possible for an aircraft. It seems to have been a very unusual sighting. PD))