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Occurred : 6/11/2011 22:30 (Entered as : 06/11/11 22:30)
Reported: 6/11/2011 8:34:44 PM 20:34
Posted: 6/12/2011
Location: Wheeling, WV
Shape: Light
Duration:5 minutes
8 yellow lights floating over horizon

At approximately 22:30, Witness #1 was sitting on the porch of her residence and saw the first yellow light appear over the horizon and hover towards the sky, followed by a line of three more which appeared evenly in approximately 10 second intervals and stayed lit in formation.

Witness #1 summoned Witness #2 from inside the house to see what was happening. When Witness #2 came out, the four lights had been joined by three more which were in a triangular formation at the bottom of the line. The original four in a line, joined by the triangle, rose higher until they gradually started to disappear. Ten seconds later, in the same interval as the line formation, another light appeared below the triangle.

That was the last of the lights, which rose until all had disappeared. Throughout the event, the lights of several planes and helicopters could be seen, which appeared to be smaller than the eight unidentified objects.

The eight unidentified objects were all identical. They were yellow spheres of light with a small horizontal aura, appearing to be a line, "cutting through" the upper third of the sphere. They sputtered out one by one as they got farther from the horizon, with the exception of the triangle formation which sputtered out almost all at once.

Witness #1 is a middle aged woman, a lab tech at a local hospital, earning a master's degree in education.

Witness #2 is a young man, a college student working towards a four year degree at a large institution in another part of the state. He also works as a cashier and clerk at a local grocery store, and as a musician in an orchestra and string quartet.


((NUFORC Note: Witness provides no contact information. PD))