|Occurred : 10/20/2008 20:30 (Entered as : 10/20/2008 20:30)
Reported: 11/21/2008 10:04:44 AM 10:04
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
|Triangular craft, solid white lights with red center over Oceana Air Force Base Virginia Beach, VA
As my wife and I sat on the couch with our window blinds open, I suddenly heard my wife say 'Whats that!?' Sitting next to her, I said 'See what?' And within seconds a very large triangular shaped craft appeared within my visual through the window pane in the sky. Now we are used to jets flying at night from Oceana Air Force Base in Virginia Beach, VA, but this was no jet! The craft was very close to us, maybe 1/4 to 1/2 mile and very large in comparision to jets at that range. It was probably 1000 feet in the air, flying behind the tree lines. I watched in disbelief and quickly ran out the front door to get a better view of the lights, but the craft was lower than our next door neighbors house. I could hear engines or some sort of mechanical power grrr through the sky. I ran out back but couldn't see anything else, only the sound fading away. We quickly jumped in the car to take a ride to see if we could get another glimpse of it, but we had no luck.
To describe the craft: It looked exactly like a triangle starting with 5 vertical lights, then 4, then 3, then 2, then 1. They were VERY bright lights, not typical commercial flight lights. A strange thing about the lights was, the 3 vertical lights had a red light in the middle. This was the only different light, and it also was very bright red. The lights did not blink, they remained solid. I would love to know what we saw, and have looked for it from time to time ever since.
(NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))