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Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/1/2001 21:00 (Entered as : 4/3/01 21:00)
Reported: 4/16/2001 15:40
Posted: 12/5/2001
Location: Stillwater, MN
Shape: Triangle
Duration:3-5 minutes
About two weeks ago my wife and I (living in Stillwater, MN) were driving to our new apartment. In fact it was the first night we were to stay here. Anyway, driving east I look out the passenger side window right beside me while my wife was driving and looking forward. I glanced up slightly and saw a huge bright light flying only a kilometer or so over the tree line. At first I thought it was a plane with its landing lights on but there is no airport near by. At closer investigation I saw that the brightest of the lights was in front of the craft and there were two more at the rear making a triangle shape. There was a blinking light directly at the bottom. While it was still a good distance from us I noticed a small light of some sort fall from underneath this thing. As it came closer I thought about pointing it out to my wife. Just as I thought of telling her I heard her ask "What is that?" We slowed down and looked at it for several seconds as it lowered and finally became less illuminated. I could see clearly the side of the craft. It had what looked like windows wrapped around what I call the hull. Just when most of it was visible it lit up again very quickly and disappeared with a bright flash of light. No sooner than we saw this my wife started to almost scream when we saw two more directly in front of us. They all looked identical to the first one. Again I saw a light (almost looked like a meteorite) fall from the bottom of one of the other crafts. One all of a sudden appeared and went straight down in the east. We were speechless. We finally talked about it when we got to the apartment building only a mile from where we witnessed all of this. To say the least this was the weirdest thing either of us have ever experienced.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates a date of 03AP01, but subsequent investigation report suggests a date of 01AP01. We have amended the date here, until we receive confirmation. Please see report for same date by Minnesota MUFON. PD))