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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/6/2002 13:55 (Entered as : 10/06/02 1:55 p.m)
Reported: 10/7/2002 6:42:21 PM 18:42
Posted: 10/15/2002
Location: Union, NJ
Shape: Cross
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: The object emitted other objects, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
At 1:55 p.m. on October 6, I looked toward the east over Union, N.J., and saw what appeared to be two extremely small, white aircraft that resembled crosses. They moved at slow air speed. Each appeared to release what I thought might have been two parachutes. But I saw no person attached to them. Instead, I saw what looked like two tear-dropped, transparent shapes, almost the consistency of a bubble a kid would blow. After a minute, they vanished and the aircraft moved west. Then, from behind a cloud, came three more planes of the same description and they formed a five-across formation and headed west toward Morristown, N.J. Two minutes later, I heard a jet sweep through, but it was hidden behind clouds. But it sounded as if it were in pursuit. Five minutes later, four fighter jets joined the chase. That's it.