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Occurred : 8/17/1998 22:30 (Entered as : 08/17/98 2230)
Reported: 7/23/2001 20:31
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Darien, NY
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 seconds
UFO over a failed Laser Light show at Six Flags Park.

While at 6 flags Darien Lake, NY, we were in the amphitheatre, waiting for the nightly laser light show. It was a clear night, the rides had stopped, and I was looking at the stars while people sat down around me, and kids played nearby. The amphitheatre had a grass field we all sat on, with a stage at the bottom of the slope, where a screen was set up for the lasers. Finally the show started and within 3 minutes, all the lasers quit. The crowd booed and complained, and a voice on the PA said the usual apologies along with Technical difficulties excuse. I went back to watching the stars while the crowd pissed and moaned. Suddenly I noticed a spot in the sky that was darker than the sky itself. At first I thought a bunch of balloons were floating slowly by, but I then noticed, it was a triangular shape, with a "Y" shape, along with many barely visible curving light traces, almost like black light neon. I had time to say, "what's that?" and point, whereupon my wife looked and exclaimed, "What the heck IS that?" and then it just dissapeared. It was like it Melted out of sight. It did NOT zoom off. It just dissapeared as it slowly drifted over the edge of the ampitheatre. No one else immediately around me said they saw it, and as everyone started looking at us funny, we dropped it. However, the lasers never did come back up, and we drove home nervously looking at the sky. I only told 2 close friends about this until I found your website tonight. I do NOT know if the failure of the lasers was related to the sighting, but it sure was weird none the less.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))