|Occurred : 10/21/2015 01:30 (Entered as : 10/21/15 1:30)
Reported: 4/5/2017 5:18:58 AM 05:18
Location: Norfolk, VA
|Transparent chevron shaped craft with six faint lights flying over the Elizabeth River
On October 21st, 2015, I was working as a security boat captain providing security for a warship docked at BAE shipyard on the southern branch of the Elizabeth River, at approximately 130 a.m, myself and the one crew member aboard my vessel witnessed a very bizarre craft in the skies above downtown Norfolk. The craft was flying in a southerly direction from directly over the waterside area of downtown Norfolk, proceeding towards and over the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
It was a beautiful night and the skies were very clear, as we could see many of the star constellation. We were enjoying the night talking about the two CH-60 helicopters that had flown overhead thirty minutes prior, when we spotted six faint orange or yellowish colored lights in the sky, judging only from its lights; as we could not see any structural definition, we believe based on the formation of lights that it was chevron shaped. As the craft flew directly overhead of us, the faint lights were ! no longer visible and the craft was completely transparent, and did not have any discernible aircraft marking lights; which was very strange considering the fact it was flying through an extremely busy corridor. We noticed a few other planes flying over in their normal landing procedure, strobes on as well as landing lights lit up, as we commonly see in the skies near Norfolk International airport. I am retired military and my training as a stinger missile gunner required me to be able to identify all aircraft by their silhouette at any angle, This was not any known aircraft I had ever seen, perhaps the most striking aspect of the incident was the complete silence surrounding it. In viewing several commercial airliners after the incident occurred making their normal approaches at lower altitudes and taking note of the size they appeared based on our perspective, we estimate the size craft to be about 3-4 times larger than a normal commercial jet-liner.
The entire scene last! ed about 30 seconds. I have never witnessed anything like this! before, and I cannot even begin to imagine the sort of technology needed to make a craft completely transparent, as well as totally silent.