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Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/1/2004 22:00 (Entered as : 01/01/04 22:00)
Reported: 6/24/2009 9:48:32 AM 09:48
Posted: 8/5/2009
Location: Kosovo,
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 - 10 seconds
Massive silent black triangle over Kosovo

I am an ex British army soldier and have been interested in this phenomenon of "black triangles" since encountering one whilst on tour in Kosovo in 2004. I'd just like to share my version in a hope it helps shed some light. On the night it happened I was outside our temporary accommodation at a site we were sharing with the Russian army. I was sitting at a table on a patio area we had knocked up watching a DVD on a portable player.

The night was very clear and warm. Most of the other lads were either at the gym or the bar. Shortly before the event I was joined by a mate (I don't remember who unfortunately) who sat down to watch the DVD.

At some point I leaned back on my chair and stretched my arms out behind me facing straight up at the sky. When I did so the first thing I remember seeing was a big patch of "starless" sky. This freaked me out straight away but within the next second it became apparent that the patch was triangular in shape because it was moving. This made me realise that it was not the stars that were missing but something massive, black and silent moving in front of them as at the front of the point of the triangle the stars were disappearing while at the back they were re-appearing.

It was hard to judge whether the object was small and close or large and far away because of the lack of sound. My initial reaction and with hindsight I would say that it was a massive object simply because of the amount of stars it was blanking out as it moved across the sky and also the speed which it travelled. If it was a small object it was moving FAR too slowly to stay airborne surely. If I had to estimate, i would say that this thing was at least 500 meters and most likely a kilometer wide at an altitude of around 5-8000 ft.

As it passed silently over the mountain horizon I turned to my mate who was also looking up and asked "did you see that?" he replied "yes, what was it?". He had followed my gaze at the sky and witnessed the same thing.

The next day I casually asked my commanding officer if there were any stealth aircraft being flown in the area and he said he didn't think so. I'd seen stealth bombers and fighters before and I know it definitely was not one of those I saw. It had no navigation lights for one thing.

I have only just got round to looking into this and just recently googled "black triangle ufo" and was amazed at the amount of reports I found. Although it would be awesome to know it was of alien origin, it seems to me (from what I have read) that it could well be a very secret military transport

((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))