|Occurred : 10/20/2007 20:30 (Entered as : 10/20/2007 20:30)
Reported: 10/23/2007 12:10:21 AM 00:10
Location: Cincinnati, OH
|UFO sighted on Oct 20, 2007 8:30 pm near downtown Cincinnati
One the evening of October 20, 2007, I was driving on Kyles Lane in Ft. Wright Kentucky.
My 15 year old daughter, a passenger in the car, started screaming hysterically that she saw a UFO. I laughed it off, thinking it was lights from a nearby ambulance reflecting off of something.
A quarter mile up the road she screamed again, telling me to look to my left, towards downtown Cincinnati.
This is when I caught my first glimpse of the object. It was obvious that it was not something normal, but I was seeing it between trees.
As I drove a little bit further up the road it was clear as day to me. The object was lit up bright white with vertical tan marks on it that looked like shadows of some sort. It was somewhat of a disk shape, with another bubble type disk at the top. Its size was something I couldn't comprehend the possibility of it being able to hover in the air. It was easily the size of 3 city blocks squared.
I continued on Kyles Lane until I came to the bridge over Interstate 75, where I slowed to a near stop. Here we saw the object was within 2 miles of us, bright as could be, hovering just to the west of downtown Cincinnati. We were both amazed that none of the other cars seemed to notice it.
At this point I was in total disbelief, on the phone with a friend who lived nearby, telling her to stand in her front yard facing Cincinnati and tell me if she saw it. She saw nothing. Due to traffic I was forced to continue driving. I changed my course by heading south down Dixie Highway towards Covington and the Ohio River. At this point we saw it again, but this time it was much farther away, I'm guessing 30 to 40 miles north of the city. The shape and brightness of it was so distinct there was no confusion as to that being the same object. I sped down the hill on Dixie Highway towards Covington, trying to get near the river, and a better spot. I was hoping to find someplace to park with a clear view. I lost sight of it again while going down the hill, but once at the bottom, going east to! wards Fi fth Street we saw it for the final time. I was now near the river again, only this time it was east of Cincinnati, about 20 miles from the first sighting. Being a non-believer, I have gone over every possible scenario in my head, trying to convince myself I didn't see what I saw. There is also the fact that my daughter saw it, first I might add, and was completely shaken up to the point of hysterical crying and shaking that I could not console her in the least. I considered taking her to the hospital to be sedated, she was that upset. I also realized that I was shaking while trying to tell the story to a friend where my daughter was spending the night. I spent the rest of the night and the next morning trying to decide whether I was going to tell anyone. I consider anonymously calling the police station and saying "Look, I don't think I'm crazy, but have you had any reports of a strange bright object seen around the city in the sky?" I watched every news report for several days and scoured the newspapers, but I have seen no mention of anything that could even remotely be what we saw. There was a blimp in town the next day for a football game, but it was nowhere near the right shape and at least 10 times too small.
So help me here, please. Are both my daughter and I certifiable insane or did someone else see this also?