11/10/2005 3:08:52 PM
Appearance / Description of Object(s)
The object reminded me of the colour of a street lamp- it was very orange in colour, glowing but duller around the edges of the object. It was roundish in shape but appeared wider at the base than at the top. The object, from where we viewed it, looked about the same length as a plane when flying past however, its shape and colour were unlike any plane we have ever seen and it was much rounder than any plane. No wings or cabin lights were visible- no detail could be seen on the craft, it just emitted a orange glow. The light began to fade before the object disappeared.
Size of Object(s)
Approximately 2 cm in length from where we viewed it- i dont know how long in real life however.
Distance to Object(s) & Altitude
The object was about the height of a high flying plane. Perhaps about 500m away from us in the sky.
Description of Area / Surroundings
The apartments we viewed it from are aprox 500m from the coast. The area surrounding is very mountaneous and rural. The island is volcanic so it is very rocky- very little vegetation. When looking off of the balcony there were mountains to the front and left of us and beach to the right.
Full Description & Details
Me and my boyfriend spotted the craft from our balcony in Jandia, Feuerteventura during our summer holiday. I am not sure but I think it may have been Tuesday the 6th of September 2005 however, it was definately between the 3rd-12th. Lying on the balcony, i noticed a glowing object situated over the mountains to the left of us about 10 past two in the morning. On looking up to see what it was i became aware of a distant whistling sound which was almost like a skipping rope being spun round very fast however, it was very windy at the time so this may be unconnected (my boyfriend does not recall hearing such a sound). The craft in the sky was roundish in shape- wider at the base than at the top and was emitting an orange glow, very much similar to that of a street lamp. At first we thought it was an airplane (it was about the same height as an plane) however it began to speed across the sky towards the left of us before instantly changing direction and zooming back toward the right. It then rose before dropping and then rising in a triangular shape and then hovered in the sky (rising and falling in height slightly) for about 6 seconds when i noticed that the light began to fade. The object shot further to the right which, was towards the coastline of Jandia beach before fading completely.
Can sighting be explained as any conventional man-made or natural object?
No- maybe a hightech plane not yet known to the public, e.g from a military base etc however, the speed of the object was too fast to be any man made object. It was too fast to be an animal and it was able to perform pinprick turns.
I am an 18 year old, White British female from Hertfordshire. I am currently at university studying for my degree to become a physiotherapist and have 10 GCSEs including 4 A grades and 6 Bs, 4 A levels (2 As, 1B, 1C)
Views on UFOs, before and after sighting
Before the sighting i was intrigued by UFO stories however have always been very sceptic. My boyfriend was a total sceptic and refused to believe in them. However after the incident, we are much more open minded- my boyfriend and I are still slightly sceptical. Before the incident, neither had much knowledge of UFOs. This is our first encounter.