NUFORC Sighting 84417

Occurred: 2011-10-07 18:00 Local
Reported: 2011-10-08 19:22 Pacific
Duration: 2-3 Minutes
No of observers: 1

Location: Staten Island, NY, USA

Shape: Oval
Characteristics: Lights on object, Aircraft nearby

Bronze oval craft with bright flashing lights witnessed in vicinity with airplane in daytime sky

At approximately 6:00 PM in clear, bright skies I had just returned from work, sitting in my driveway in front of my home. I was on the telephone (connected to my car speakers) with my friend. While I was sitting in my driveway for an elapsed time of about 20 minutes talking to my friend, I noticed a dark large object very low in the sky that had caught my attention from my peripheral vision. I could not believe my eyes. I was staring at this bronze flying object gliding extremely low in the sky with colorful flashing lights. It was an oval shape, a dark bronze color with very large square windows that had red, yellow, and blue (and/or green) lights that flashed in a circular motion throughout the craft (at very fast speeds the lights were flashing around). I was shocked and while still connected to my friend on the telephone, I explained what I was witnessing and said "I cannot believe what I see! I am witnessing a UFO fly over me right now". Of course, mos! t people's responses are "Yea, right" and that's exactly what my friend said. I opened up my car window and stuck practically my entire body out the window while I followed this object and did not take my eyes off of it. It was gliding effortlessly throughout the sky, as it floated on by me with no noise coming from it. While it increased in height, there was an airplane within within what I presume as 150-300 feet moving in the opposite direction. I watched as this airplane came so close to this object that I was fearful the airplane was going to collide with this object. Comparing the airplane to the craft, the craft appeared to be much larger to scale than the plane. This flying object had no wings, was a deep bronze color, and had brilliant colorful lights radiating from the 360 degree windows on the craft. As the plane flew past this craft, I continued to watch the craft get smaller and smaller as it flew further, and higher into the sky. I tried photographing what I w! as witnessing with my BlackBerry, but unfortunately could not ! get the camera to focus on what I was witnessing. As I watched, still with my head out my car window, the craft continued to float further and further away, and simply vanished into thin air. There was no clouds from what I saw in the sky, so unless it went into a fog, this thing literally vanished from my eyesight. I am 100% certain what I witnessed was a UFO.

Posted 2011-10-10

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