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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/28/1997 18:45 (Entered as : 10/28/1997 18:45)
Reported: 9/6/2004 8:04:33 PM 20:04
Posted: 9/9/2004
Location: Willow Springs, MO
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 3 min
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted other objects, The object made a sound, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
triangle shaped with 5 red lights along the edge and 1 white light in the middle traveling east and low to the ground.

my wife was gone for the evening and it was a nice cool clear night so i took my dog for a ride on my 4 wheeler into the woods adjacent to our home. i stoped aprox. 500' from the house and shut off the engine so we could here the sounds in the woods. i was interested in watching my dog and what he could here along with his reaction comparied to what i could here. at the time this was a very thick pine forest so i didnt notice the huge object until it was almost on top of us, it was very quite. if i had to guess it probably was around 4-5 hundred feet above the ground and aprox. 2-3 hundred feet long. this is a guess i have never seen something so big and so low in the sky above me before. my father was a private pilot so i have been around planes most of my childhood and this was no plane or jet that i have ever seen. it was triangle shaped with 5 low radiant red lights, three at the tips and two along the edge all evenly spaced apart and one white light in the center. the edge was seen only by a pitch black triangle void covering up the stars behind it. at first i thought this cant be know one will believe this, but i looked down at my dog and he also was looking up at this huge object. this gave me some relief that i wasnt seeing things alone. we were siting on a slight hill that over looked the east and it gave me an advantage of sight for a short time while i watched this thing slowly travel easterly. im not ashamed to say that i was scared!.

it had a very low rumble that i only herd when it was the closest to me. i suspect that my dog herd it first witch caused him to look up. when it got to the point that i was starting to get trees in the way i started to wounder if there were more so i looked around in the sky. all i could find was a airplane flying south east aprox. 4-5 miles away. i would like to talk to that pilot because i know he saw somthing. the white light detached from the triangle and flew at a high velocity to the airplane. i didnt get to see what happened to the plane because of the trees. this happened several years ago from today the month is correct and the event will never leave me but the exact date may or may not be acurate. i have looked for it several times sence but never saw it again.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))