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Occurred : 5/13/2005 00:18 (Entered as : 05/13/105 0:18)
Reported: 5/13/2005 1:21:29 AM 01:21
Posted: 5/24/2005
Location: Kirkland, WA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:15-20 seconds
As a former airline employee I was trained to identify incoming aircraft speed to notify personel to help marshall and tug aircraft to deplane passengers. I am also an amateur photographer.

12:19AM May 13, 2005 Location: ((address deleted)) Avenue by 124th Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98034 Weather: light stratus towards the west clear towards the east Light Pollution: moderate due to ambient light and humidity seemed high as stars were not well visible.

45 degrees up from terra facing due east est altitude 200-350 feet from ground travelling 70-110 knots banking towards the right levelling off towards NE becoming undetectable as it became level, perfect stealth.

Object: perfect black black triangle/ 7 lights on two angles of triangle, one on tip three following each leading edge,none on back end of triangle.

The color of the lights was a very light salmon/orange yellow. Lights glowed with barely detectible movement similar to air heating phenomena on heated roadways, but in this case the area was confined to the lights themselves Easy to track as it was banking to it's forward right edge. I had a clear view of the bottom of craft as it was banking but when it levelled out it was GONE/perfectly stealthy.

Personal notation: I was going out to drop some recycling material and heard or sensed something very subtle. I looked up towards the east and saw clearly a perfect black triangle which was travelling 45 degrees up from my view facing due east. I was dumbstruck as the craft made barely any noise, and seemed to be defying the laws of gravity and aviation as it was banking North east from my with no audible noise. I strained to hear anything and could not, but sensed great power or energy. I was amazed at the razor sharp edges of the triangle and was struck by the clarity of the salmon colored lights that ran up one side of the triangle leading edge and up the other side but not on the part of the triangle which was on the back.

I saw that the craft was leveling off and as soon as it did it completely disappeared.

My feeling was one of amazement, also a very ominous feeling which turned into excitement and fear.

((NUFORC Note: We have corresponded with, and spoken with via telephone, the witness, and he appears to us to be quite serious-minded and credible. PD))

((CORRESPONDENCE WITH WITNESS))

Dear ((name deleted)),

Thank you very much for the excellent report, and for the telephone call!

I am just leaving for Oregon, but will contact you when I return on Sunday or Monday. We will post your report when I return.

Thanks, again, for the information!

Cordially,

Peter Davenport


((RESPONSE FROM WITNESS))

Hello,

I look forward to talking with you tomorrow or Monday. I have been thinking a lot about the information that I sent and I am starting to think that maybe I should be WAY less specific. I have thought a lot about this and would like to discuss it with you. I don't want anybody to be in harms way from this disclosure, the pilots, the people on the ground, or myself.

So for now, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE hold off on putting anything on your
website until we meet or talk.

Thank you,

((name deleted)) in Kirkland


((RESPONSE))

Dear Peter,

I have had some time to fine tune my initial web submission. I noticed too many spelling errors, and overall I can say I was pretty excited as I was typing. So I made corrections and inserted details that I left out and have included them. I also included my impressions.

I also did a better photoshop picture of the craft and the location. The picture I am sending was taken in the predawn so the viewers could see the craft like I did.

Please let me know if this is ok!

Regards, ((name deleted))

((END CORRESPONDENCE))