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Occurred : 10/26/2006 21:00 (Entered as : 10/26/06 21:00)
Reported: 10/27/2007 1:11:41 PM 13:11
Posted: 11/28/2007
Location: Lancaster (southwest), PA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:3-5 minutes
3 evenly spaced lights dropped in front of car as if to crash/land, on roadway, then craft turned and disappeared

My wife came into the house terribly shaken on Thursday, October 26th, 2006. It was about 2100 hrs and the night was dark. She had just arrived from visiting our son who lives closer to town. Minutes prior, as she was driving home toward our house, she had observed a craft that had her mentally shaken, even today.

She was 1 ½ miles from our home when 3, evenly spaced, bright lights, descended toward the road in front of her. Her first thought, when she saw the horizontal lights, was an airplane about to crash or land on the roadway ahead. The lights didn’t seem to illuminate the ground, but were more like round window lights. As she drove forward, the lights continued to float downward toward the road surface. She became concerned the craft might actually hit her car. At the brim of the hill before the little valley ahead, she stopped the car, thinking the aircraft would likely land in front of her. A pick up truck, had been following my wife, also stopped. Then both she and the pick up truck edged over to the side of the road., attempting to give as much room as possible to the craft.

As the lights dropped down to the level of telephone wires, they continued their approach directly toward the front of my wife’s car. “At that point“, my wife explained; “I gunned the car downhill figuring I would be able to get under the plane. I didn’t want to “stay put” because, the lights were heading directly for me. I felt I would certainly get hit if I didn’t drive under the lights.

My wife drives a convertible, the top was up, but she had the windows down. She was listening for the plane’s motor but heard nothing. The lights then turned 90 degrees to the east and immediately disappeared. A giant shadow passed between her car and the trees beyond. Since the shadow and the lights then completely disappeared, without noise, my wife realized she had seen something she had heard about, but never wanted to see and was terrified.

I drove my wife back to the site immediately. She answered questions and showed me right where everything occurred, in sequence. I could find no evidence of a place where an airplane would have crashed or flown and nothing appeared out of the normal. We could not identify anything that could have been misidentified as she described.