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Occurred : 12/17/2009 21:00 (Entered as : 12/17/2009 21:00)
Reported: 12/17/2009 8:49:53 PM 20:49
Posted: 2/14/2010
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5-15 seconds
Triangular shaped object with 6 to 8 orange colored lights, 3 on each side.

Triangular shaped object with 6 to 8 orange colored lights. There were 3 lights on each side and I believe 2 on the backside. The ‘front’ end was open, as the side lights did not meet at a point.

At approximately 21:00 hours I stepped outside on my front porch to smoke a cigarette. I live close to an Air Force Base and the City Airport, less than 5 miles. I have seen many military aircraft fly over my house, including the Stealth Bomber. I have also worked at the airport for about 3 years.

As I looked up at the stars I saw orange lights moving from North to South at a height of the same as a landing aircraft. I did a double take when I realized it was not an airplane, or one that I would have recognized as there were no standard aircraft lights visible. I tried to knock on the front window to get my wife’s attention, but to no avail. I went to the street to follow the lights as they went south over my house and disappeared. The event lasted about 5-15 seconds. I do not know if the lights vanished or disappeared in the distant haze.

I did not see any type of body and the lights appeared they would be on the bottom of a craft. I am uncertain if this was one craft or several in formations. There was no sound at all.