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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/13/1999 18:00 (Entered as : 10/13/99 18:00)
Reported: 11/13/2002 10:22:24 AM 10:22
Posted: 11/16/2002
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Shape: Other
Duration: Approx 5 min.
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object made a sound, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Stange Craft chased away by fighters.

This is an old sighting, which I am not sure what it was. At the time I wrote it off as a stealth fighter.

I was taking out the trash. I heard a strange noise. It was like that of a fighter jet, but, different. It was irregular, not constant. I looked up. From where I was looking, if I'd held my arms out to "measure it" I estimate it would "14 feet" (this is figurative, not actual size). It was extremely large, It was wedge shaped. A single light on the bottom was lit, it was circular and protuded from the bottom of the craft. I shouted at the object. The craft sopped above me. I yellow "Holy (censored) what the (censored) is that?!" The light in the center blinked once.

Then I heard the roar of jet engines and the craft accelerated so fast it was just a blur, then two fighters (I think F15 tomcats, I'm not sure) engaged in pursuit.

I am not sure what it was. I was told by a friend it was a stealth fighter probably. But I'm very into those aircraft, I've seen them flying at night and during the day.

Then my theory was it was an experimental aircraft, but then why did the fighter jets chase it? I will admit that in theory, I believe in aliens and UFOs. But I've looked into other options. I do not jump to conclusions. It could have been an aircraft from another country that was experimental, but I don't live near anything of strategic importance.

It is, in my eyes, truly an Unidentified Flying Object.

((NUFORC Note: Date of alleged incident is approximate. We do not know what the witness, a student, observed. The F-15 is and "Eagle," not a "Tomcat." We do not know how the witness could have been able to identify an F-117 stealth fighter at night. They seem to fly in only certain, limited areas of the U. S., and unless such a fighter were at a very low altitude, such an aircraft would be visible solely because of its lights. PD))