NUFORC UFO Sighting 161610

Occurred: 2020-09-23 20:40 Local
Reported: 2021-01-13 15:30 Pacific
Duration: 6 minutes
No of observers: 1

Location: Alexandria, VA, USA

Shape: Triangle
Characteristics: Lights on object

Black Triangle UFO spotted at night over Woodrow Wilson bridge, following I-95 torwards Alexandria, VA.

I was coming from Maryland on I-495 at about 8:40PM or 20:40, heading towards the Virginia metro area to visit my sister. The sky wasn't completely dark yet, but it was pretty close. It was around the moment National Harbor came into my view that I noticed some strange lights over the center of the bridge.

Three small white lights seemed to be slowly following one another about 50-100 feet above the bridge, right below the landing path for Reagan National Airport. I actually thought two or more planes were about to crash in midair before I realized all the lights were apart of the same moving craft. Instead of going towards Reagan to land, it drifted lazily from one side of the bridge to the other, and eventually began heading towards the VA end of the bridge following I-95, same direction I was going. I actually got pretty close to it (not right under it, but pretty darn close), and could make out a dark triangular silhouette above the bridges street lamps. The craft had a light on each vertex/tip and was about the same size as two SUVs side by side.

It was around this time my sister called me to get an ETA, that's how I'm still able to timestamp this whole thing. I explain to her what I'm seeing and stay on the phone until I eventually lose sight of the craft around 8:46PM or 20:46 when it seems to take an interest in a different road along I-95 and I pass it. I was too busy driving to get a picture.

Other Details: The Triangle (|>) moved "base" first (|) with it's third "vertex" tailing behind it (>). I couldn't see any features like helicopter blades, airplane wings, or a cabin/fuselage. I rolled down my window and couldn't hear any aircraft engines either. At one point the front "base" lifted as the craft gained some altitude (a meter or two maybe) and the back "vertex" dipped down before leveling out with the front, giving me a partial view of the top of the craft and an idea about its dimensions, and it almost seemed flat. Average speed I followed at was 60-70MPH, but the craft was going way slower when I first spotted it. Not to mention, it was in some pretty strict airspace with Reagan, Andrews, and D.C. all right there. Not sure what kind of pilot would have the jurisdiction to fly the way this thing did in such a sensitive area.

2020 was weird.

Posted 2021-01-19

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