|Occurred : 9/17/2004 23:30 (Entered as : 09/17/2004 23:30)
Reported: 9/23/2004 7:45:45 PM 19:45
Location: Eureka, CA
|I witnessed an elongated, triangular aircraft moving at a very slow speed approximately trenty feet above the Redwood trees.
On the night of September 17, 2004 at approximately 11:30pm, as I was driving home, I witnessed an elongated, triangular aircraft that was traveling the opposite direction. It was continuously moving a very slow speed, approximately twenty feet above the Redwood trees. I made a u-turn and followed it at about thirty mph in my car, for almost two miles as it flew slowly northward in a straight path. There were cars behind me so I pulled to the curb and I watched it for a couple of minutes to see what it would do next. It continued northward for about two minutes, then made a gradual turn and headed south, in the same path and manner as it had previously gone. I rolled down my window so I could hear what kind of sound the aircraft had, which was only a low humming motor sound. I turned and followed it in my car for about three more minutes, when it disappeared from my sight over the trees. I could only see the bottom of the aircraft because it was traveling so low and the top was not illuminated. What I saw looked like it was made of galvanized steel, with a ridge from front to back on each side. The bottom was flat and there was a red light on each of its three points. There was a green light on the right front side near the red light in the front. The green light only flashed twice when the craft was headed north and I couldn't see the green light when it was headed south. The red lights gradually faded, but never went completely off, then got bright again, about every two seconds.