Published: 7:22 PM 9/3/2015
what looked like an orange disc flying eastward at about 5,000 feet...
by Cheryl Costa
Columnist Cheryl Costa shares the experience of a Brooklyn, NY resident who saw orange disc-shaped UFO.
Who knew a casual glance at a passing airliner would result in witnessing orange disc-shaped UFO?
It was early in the evening in July 2005. Howard was walking home from the train station down Glenwood Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. He glanced up and noticed jet climbing at an altitude of nearly 7,000 feet heading out of JFK airport traveling west make a slow, wide turn to the southeast.
“At the same time I noticed there was what looked like an orange disc flying eastward at about 5,000 feet in front of and below the jet,” Howard said.
Howard also recalled that as the jet flew over the object, the object made a slow, tight circle underneath the jet. It seemed as if the disc was watching the jet make the turn southeast.
About 10 to 15 seconds after the jet had made its turn southeast, the UFO started moving straight up, to perhaps 15,000 feet in the air, then moved through the top of a large cloud bank and out of sight.
The UFO was clearly distinguishable as disc-shaped and well defined against the white cloud behind it. The disc’s movements were completely smooth compared to the wide left turn the jet had to make to turn southeast.
“It didn’t wobble or move erratically at any time,” Howard said. “I can’t be sure as to its size, but I figure it was about one-twentieth the size of the 727 jet it passed underneath.”