NUFORC Sighting 59610

Occurred: 2007-11-03 19:12 Local
Reported: 2007-11-03 21:22 Pacific
Duration: 4 minutes
No of observers: 1

Location: Portland, OR, USA

Shape: Unknown
Characteristics: Lights on object

Craft with tan "X" on the bottom. Seen on 5 different occasions in 5 months.

I have seen a particular “craft” five times in the last five months. I saw it again tonight at about 7:12 p.m. PDT. I would estimate its altitude at about 3,000 to 5,000 feet. The speed seemed to be about that of a commercial passenger jet. The lights on this craft are non-typical. There is a blinking blue-white light at the front. Then there a bar with several lights that are slightly orange (maybe about the color of tungsten lights), just past the center of the craft, that go laterally, and look like cubes placed side by side. They shine towards the front and back of the craft. There are no lights on this craft that are typical of normal aircraft navigational lights. It appears that the craft is black with a tan colored “X” painted on the bottom side. The ends of the X shape are at the front and back of the craft. This craft makes no sound that I can detect.

All five times I have seen the craft it has been moving from North to South, and at different altitudes. My sighting of it have all been at night, shortly after the sun has set and it is complete dark outside.

The first time I saw this craft was in late May or early June, and I have seen it four times, about once a month, since then. The first time I saw it, I happened to look up, and it had passed right over the top of where I was standing. It was moving fairly slowly, and made no sound that I could hear. I have not been able to see the actual outline shape of the craft against the night sky, but it appears to be either flat on the bottom, or possibly slightly concave. It is many times wider than a normal airplane or jet.

In hindsight I should have recorded the times and dates of the previous sightings of this craft, or made reports on them.

Another report of a craft that might be similar can be seen here:

Posted 2007-11-28

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