|Occurred : 1/19/2001 22:30 (Entered as : 01/19/01 22:30pm)
Reported: 5/20/2001 13:02
Location: Jamaica, NY
|My girlfriend and I were on our way to her gradnmother's house and I saw something in the corner of my eye. So we stoped to get a better look. The object was moving extremly slooooow over a building about 1 mile away. At first we thought it was a plane or helicopter, then we realized that if it were either one, we would of heard the sound of the engine or the spinning of the copter blades. Another thing that we noticed was the size of this thing. It was "HUGE". because at that distance, it covered the roof tops of a few buildings. The best estimate we can give, is that it was probably the lenght of two football feilds, but we may be a little off. Anyway after 6 minutes or so, we heard a loud sound approchaing from behind us, when we looked up there were four airforce or army jets heading the the direction of the craft. When the jets got closer to the craft, it moved away slowly and faded out of site and It was a pretty clear night. no clouds in the sky.
((NUFORC Note: We don't know what it was the witnesses observed, but we would want to rule out a blimp as the first step in any investigation. There are blimps over NYC on a frequent basis, we observe. PD))