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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/2/2008 23:00 (Entered as : 04/02/2008 23:00)
Reported: 4/3/2008 8:39:13 AM 08:39
Posted: 4/17/2008
Location: Arlington Heights, IL
Shape: Other
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Soundless Hovering Crafts in Arlington Heights IL

I live about 10 miles from OíHare International airport (Arlington Heights IL) and I see thousands of airplanes taking off and landing daily. This flying craft was sitting in a fixed position in the sky over my friendís neighborhood for about 1-2 minutes and then started to slowly hover farther away. My friend and I followed the craft for as long as we could then lost it in sight. I dropped my friend off (he lived very close by to where we saw this) and then I started to drive home.

All of sudden I saw the flying craft again but it was about ľ mile away from when we first saw it. I drove as fast as I could through the neighborhood to try and get closer look. Finally I was driving directly below the flying craft.

This craft looked nothing like a typical plane for this area. It looked like there were multiple cigar shaped tubes all connected to one main base. It had different sets of lights that were blinking in a order. When I was driving directly below this slow moving craft there was almost ZERO sound coming from it. Most airplanes around here even 5-10,000 feet you can still hear taking off and landing from far distances.

This Craft was also able to fly straight upwards and take off very fast then it would slow down and go lower. After I lost the sighting of the first craft I started on my way home where I saw 3 other crafts (same designs) hovering slowly over 2 miles of neighborhoods that I drove through to get home.

Ií am not surprised at all by this, but at the same time would like to know why soundless aircrafts are being flown very low around my neighborhood when there is a airport so close.