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Occurred : 12/30/2003 16:45 (Entered as : 12/30/2003 16:45)
Reported: 1/6/2004 7:35:42 PM 19:35
Posted: 1/17/2004
Location: Alexandria, VA
Shape: Light
Duration:15 min
While on I-495 S. towards Richmond, VA, heading home from work, I sat in very slow traffic and observed what I thought was airplane smoke left behind in a very clear sky, a perfectly straight line. I was in so much traffic that I reached max. speed of approximately 5 mph every minute or so. This is when I noticed that the straight line I thought to be left in the sky by an airplane was instead attached to a light of some type moving slowly across the sky from east to west. This line of smoke remained intact with the craft. I then noticed 2 more traveling together across the sky. I believed them to be normal aircraft until they performed a strange maneuver in sync with one another. The sun was beginning to set and the line of smoke attached to the craft was becoming the color of the pink sky. The first object began to descend in a very slanted motion an ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))