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Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/15/2006 12:30 (Entered as : 5/??/06 12:30)
Reported: 1/12/2007 7:47:38 AM 07:47
Posted: 2/1/2007
Location: Benton (Aurora), KY
Shape: Cigar
Duration:1 minute 30 seconds (appr
cigar shaped chrome object moves slowly at first, then zips across the sky and disappears without a sound.

On a warm day in (what I can guess was) May, at about noontime, I was going out to check the mail. It was windy, and so I was looking up watching the leaves flutter around on the trees. It was then I saw a dull chrome object (I say "dull" chrome as it was not really reflecting the light as a normal chrome finish should)(maybe there was a haze around the object that made it appear duller? it was most definitely chrome.) at first glance I thought it was an airplane or a jet, yet on closer inspection I noticed that 1.)It was moving at such a slow pace it was nearly stationary, 2.)It had no wings or windows at all.

3.)It was totally silent.

4.)It was spinning on its side.

When I say spinning on its side, I mean that it was roughly shaped like this <> except the sides were rounded. much like a 3d oval with pointed ends. the rounded sides was theoutermost spinning edge, like the Earth's equator, and the pointed ends were like the poles. after I noticed this, I also noticed it was much too low in the sky to be a conventional aircraft. even though it was directly above me, it scarcely cleared the tops of the trees. As I reached into my pocket to pull out my cell phone (which has a camera function) to take it's picture, it sped up slightly, and I managed to take the picture and save it. shortly afterwards, it stopped spinning for a half second, traveled backwards about 20 yards, and then turned on it's engines, which emitted 3 vapor trails and began spinning and traveling at great speed. at this time the vapor trails resembled a helix (DNA) without the ladder rungs and one trail in the middle. it zigzaged across the sky, shot upwards and then back down and upwards again, and then flew off at a speed impossible for an airplane or jet, and disappeared beyond the clearing through the trees. shortly after this, I looked back at my cell phone, and it had been turned off (not by me) and when I turned it back on, It had been erased clean of anything I had stored onto it. ringtones, pictures, my address book--all gone. 3 or 4 days later, at night,(approx 2:35 am) I woke up to a pulsing, buzzing, electrical/magnetic type noise directly outside my window. after a minute or two I looked outside, and there seemed to be nothing there. Just the noise. But, when I returned to bed, the buzzing stopped, and there was a split-second flash of sea-green light. I dont know if this was from the same object, but it seemed to be related.

additional info: -When I spotted it, I was facing (roughly) NW -It was in the eastern part of the sky that it disappeared.

-the pulsing sound in the night afterward lasted roughly 5 minutes.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))

((NUFORC Note: Student report. PD))