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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/4/2011 21:00 (Entered as : 07/04/2011 9:00 PM)
Reported: 7/8/2011 5:32:44 PM 17:32
Posted: 7/17/2011
Location: Fairview, TN
Shape: Light
Duration: 1.5 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Triangular UFO rising from Nashville and heading south at amazing speed.

On July the 4th, my wife and I were sitting on our porch which is upstairs in an apartment complex in Fairview Tn. The time was between 9:30 and 10:00 pm. Our porch faces east towards south Nashville.

We were watching a few fireworks when we noticed a large red light rising straight upward from the general direction of Nashville. It never entered my mind that it was a firework as the light rose slowly for several seconds, possibly a minute. I told my wife that it was a plane and that it only appeared to be going straight up.

The light seemed to get smaller as it rose which seemed strange to me because I thought "the airplane" was coming toward us. When the light was at about 75 degrees it sped up dramatically and headed south. In a matter of about 5 or 6 seconds it disappeared behind the trees, about two thirds of the way from the horizon.

It is difficult to describe the exact movement of this object, but one thing is sure to me. This object was flying at least 20 times faster than anything that I have ever seen.

We never heard a noise.

At one point it seemed to my wife that the object was not round but triangular with rounded edges.