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Peru, Illinois (United States)

Sighted on Monday 20. August 2012
Reported on
Shape: Triangle | Duration: 00:00:45
Source:

It was 9:30 pm and I went to shut the front door. I stood there for a minute to enjoy the cool breeze. All of a sudden I looked to the west and about my driveway a V shaped flying object was silently heading north at about 45 mph. It could have been faster. It was above the tree tops and it appeared to have 5 lights. The lights did not blink. It was in my line of sight for about 1 min. At first I couldn't believe what I just saw, I was nervous and excited at the same time. I tried to call my friend but only fumbled with the phone. I needed to calm down. I then looked for my shoes to run outside and see if I could see it again from the road. By the time I got outside it was gone, but two of my neighbors just happened to be outside at that time. I asked them both if they has=d seen anything and they both said no. They were not outside when I first saw the object. It is now 10:13 pm and a helicopter has just flown by going south. It is just above the tree tops at the same height as the V shape object I saw going north a hour ago. I would say it was about 500 feet in the sky, give or take a few feet either direction.

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