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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/4/2002 03:00 (Entered as : 11/04/02 0300)
Reported: 11/5/2002 4:24:31 PM 16:24
Posted: 11/9/2002
Location: Richmond, VA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
witnessed an object not far above the highway with steady green and red, and white lights near I95 in Richmond, VA

While driving home to RI from Florida on Rt.95 I noticed ahead in the sky a flying object with red, green, and white light "glide" around in a circle about 300ft above the highway. I thought it was a helicopter except the light pattern suggested a different shape, as the lights were where wings would have been. But it didn't act like a plane by its maneuvers. It swooped down toward the ground then back up again. There were no other aircraft in the sky and I don't know what was on the ground below the object, but it seemed to be searching for something on the ground. I only watched it for about 2 minutes as we drove north and couldn't see it anymore. It just seemed "odd" in its actions and appearance and the lights didn't seem to fit those of an aircraft. The lights didn't blink but were constant. I have no idea what it was; it did not glow, but only had those lights. It stayed in the same area until I couldn't see it anymore. It just seemed "different" from any aircraft.