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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/24/2001 18:25 (Entered as : 04/24/01 18:25)
Reported: 4/26/2001 14:41
Posted: 4/28/2001
Location: Hillsborough, NC
Shape: Other
Duration: 60secs.
Characteristics: The object made a sound
Large plane with triangle wings in rear with long fuselage with short set of wings up front,silvercolor with engines that whine .

I was watering my tomatoes when I heard what sounded like a small plane in a dive. I kept expecting to see a small plane come into view over the trees any minute as the sound was getting closer and closer. To my suprise, a plane with two sets of wings came into view. It had a long slender body that appeared to attach to the large set of triangle shaped wings that made up the back end of the aircraft. These wings which actually looked like one big assembley were cut off straight on the outermost angle and were straight across the back end. I could see that they were thick at the back end .They appeared to me to be at least 2to3 feet thick with what looked like two engines in the very center of the rear of the wing assembley. These engines were not mounted on the wing assembly but a part of it. I never saw an intake. The short stubby wings were a short distance from the front end of the fuselage. This was a long very large aircraft. It looked almost like a flying wing with a fuselage stuck on it and a short set of wings on the other end of said fuselage. the plane was a silver color with the large wings appearing to be a darker color of silver. The engines made a whining noise not your common jet noise. They sounded like a small plane in a dive as heard from the ground. I thought that it was going to start to rain any minute, the clouds were black and hanging low.I expected to hear thunder at any moment. This plane came crusing over below the cloud cover and I saw it good for at least one minute,then the trees broke my line of sight. I tried to look this up on the web but the closet thing I could find was an artists rendering of the so called Brilliant Buzzard which wings and engines do not match what I observed. I was very impressed with what I observed. Who knows, I may see it again if they are flying in this area .