|Occurred : 2/25/2011 15:57 (Entered as : 02/25/11 15:57)
Reported: 3/5/2011 6:37:25 PM 18:37
Location: Bessemer City, NC
|Daytime sighting of round rotating low altitude UFO.
I was in my backyard when a flash above my head caught my eye. I looked up and saw a ball shaped (round) rotating wingless craft traveling eastward around 60-70 mph at around 1000-1500 ft altitude in a direct line towards Charlotte NC.
The ball was rapidly rotating..it was red then black...then it would flash.The flash was really bright..like a camera flash.Then it would repeat over and over.
The craft was nearly vertical over my position and it was absolutely silent.There was a strong 25 to 35 mph wind blowing crossways to the travel of the craft. And it had no effect on its line of travel.
It was slightly larger than a Cessna type plane..and traveling far lower than they usually do.
I watch the skies regularly. And can easily identify helos both military and civilian/Cessnas/Jets both small and large. I have seen blimps and balloons.
Even saw a biplane once.
But this wasn't even close to any of these. And again...it was totally silent.
Had the flash not caught my eye. I would have missed it.
This was a cloudless bright sunny day...at 3:57 in the afternoon.
I do not use drugs. And I don't drink. I am as sober a person as they come.