|Occurred : 4/1/2014 08:45 (Entered as : 04/01/14 8:45)
Reported: 4/15/2014 8:28:00 PM 20:28
Location: Centralia, NY
Weird looking object hovering,then moving quickly.
I was driving on Hartfield - Centralia Road (a.k.a. county touring rte 54) in Chautauqua county N.Y. at about 8:45 am on the morning of April 1, 2014.
As I neared the intersection with Ellery - Centralia road,I happened to look to the left out the driviers side window.
I saw an object hovering in the air in the clear blue morning sky! It looked like it was hanging there motionless! I pulled over and stopped to see what it was and to see if it really was motionless.
Once I was stopped,I could see that this object was actually moving very,very slowly to the west.
I got a pretty good look at it.
It was roughly tadpole shaped with a little nub of some sort sticking out on one side.
It was not at all smooth looking like a helicopter or plane. It had a lot of angles all over it so it looked kind of lumpy.
I'm mildly color blind,but this looked thing like the color of an old penny...metallic,but not very reflective at all.
It had no wings, no windows, no propellers, no rotors, no landing gear and no markings of any kind.
It kind of reminded me of a clenched fist where the knuckles were the angles mentioned above.
This thing looked too bulky and non-aerodynamic to fly! It was at about the height where a helicopter would fly...low enough to see well.
It was hovering over the part of Cassadaga swamp that curves around the end of the hill towards Stockton and Stockton State Forest.
I looked at it for a moment and asked myself "What the hell is that?" Lacking an answer (and a camera) and having time constraints,I moved on.
I kept watching it through the trees until the terrain obscured it from my sight.
As I entered the intersection with Ellery - Centralia road I looked back over my shoulder out the drivers side window.
There was the object...looking the same...but now moving quite quickly toward where I had just come from.
If I'd had a camera I would've probably turned left and tried to get some pictures of it. Who knows what might've happened then! (Even though it was April Fools day I don't think this thing could have been any kind of hoax! There's noone to prank out there over the swamp!) I told a few people about this and,a few days later,this one lady said her husband works with someone who lives near there.
She said that this person supposedly saw the same object on the same day I did. I dont know what time they saw it.
Over time,a lot of strange things have been seen around Cassadaga Swamp and the surrounding area! Some of those things have been reported on this very NUFORC website!