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Occurred : 4/27/2000 09:15 (Entered as : 4/27/2000 09:15)
Reported: 6/6/2011 8:03:48 PM 20:03
Posted: 6/12/2011
Location: Palm Springs (outside of), CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:45 seconds
Dull Black Triangle with unattached capsule hovering briefly, then took off at an unbelievable speed-no noise!

Although it has been 11 years, I always felt I should report this. My head would not allow me to admit that this was anything other than a government experiment.

I had rented a car out of Palm Springs, Ca., to drive too San Francisco and fly back to Mass. I was about a half hour out of Palm Springs, northwest on RT 10. @ approx. 9am. I was on a long stretch through the desert that seemed never ending. A "very distant" mountain range off to my left. It was so far away, it looked small. But I knew it was hundreds of miles away. There was a car in front of me about 1 mile ahead.

I happened to notice, all of a sudden, something in the air almost above me. I leaned forward too look out, and up, and off to the right side of my car. About 200-300 feet in the air was a perfect triangle shaped object just hovering there! I said, what ((is that)), and slammed on my brakes.

I also noticed a car about a mile ahead had pulled over. (The only other vehicle in sight)

I opened my door and got out to see this. It was a triangle about the size of a small plane! It was a dull black color like I have never seen before. No windows, no lights, no rivets to support it’s construction (very smooth), no sound, no movement. It was thicker in the middle, but didn’t look big enough for a person to be in it!

Now, this is the part that has been unsettling for me. Next to the object was a capsule hovering next to it maybe a few feet away from the craft. (Not Connected) Looked like a Tylenol Capsule two tone colors and about 3 feet long! Half was gray and the other half was purple of sort. Keep in mind these colors were very dull with no shine to them.

The craft rotated about 90 degrees, as did the unattached capsule.

Then it shot off toward the mountain range at a speed that was unbelievable. It went up and over the mountain range and was gone! The mountain range was "far" away. It took about 2 seconds from the time it shot off, until it was out of sight.

The unattached capsule stayed with it. No Noise, No air stream, Nothing!

I got in my car and drove on. I turned up the music and told myself it was a government thing, and tried to forget.

Over the years I have read about UFO sightings, waiting for one to describe what I had seen. A lot of triangular shaped crafts, but "never anything about a capsule" somehow held close unattached, maybe by magnetic science.

The speed and lack of noise was unbelievable!

All this happened in about 40 seconds!