Occurred: 2004-09-03 03:30 Local
Reported: 2004-09-03 17:21 Pacific
Duration: 1 hour
No of observers: 2

Location: Akureyri (Iceland), , Iceland

Shape: Light
Characteristics: Lights on object, Aura or haze around object, Changed Colo

Car buzzed by a bright object

The car was travelling on a country road in Northern Iceland. A light was at first observed relatively high above the car. The driver thought it was a satellite moving but suddenly it approached the car extremely fast and took position beside and above the car, perhaps 1-2 meters away. The object was the size of a small car and very bright and totally illuminated the car on the inside. The driver stepped on it and the object followed up to a speed of approx. 100 mph. When the car approached a few houses close to the road with street lighting, the object gained altitude - perhaps to 50-150 meters. About two kilometers later, the object suddenly turned left and crossed a fjord ca 4 kilometers wide, and took position above the drivers house. The driver arrived about 20 minutes later and the object was still above the house. Driver and passenger went inside and brushed their teeth, intending to go to sleep. As the object was still outside, the driver then went out and took some pictures with a digital camera.

The object was bright and multicoloured. The photos are not particularly clear, probably because the shutter on the camera closed because of the bright light. However, some lights in a triangular shape can be made out on one of them.

The driver in question is my wife's cousin and the passenger his girlfriend. Contact me if you are interested in contacting him or getting more info.

Posted 2004-09-09

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