August 26th 2003

E-mail form report:

Name: William F.

Location: South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.

Date: 08/26/03 7:55PM local

Approach Direction: east to west

Departure Direction: east to west

Witness Direction: west

Description: I was in my back yard watering the dogs when I heard a jet go over. I looked up and saw a silver airliner(?)flying east to west. On the north side of the plane was a silver disc flying at the same height and speed as the jet. I estimated that the disc was about 50 feet away form the plane.

Color/Shape: Shiny silver disc no other details were visible. The disc was about a forth of the size of the plane.

Height & Speed: The plane and disc were rather low about 1000 ft. The airport is less than ten miles away. Speed was about 150mph.

TV/Radio/Press: Not that I could find.

Follow-up from Brian Vike:

I was able to view both for about 40 seconds.

No, I was alone.

Yes, just as the jet came close to the horizon I lost sight of the disc. I did not see it leave it was just gone.

Sorry no. The jet was shiny silver with no visible (at least to me) markings. I was facing the sunset most of the time and I think that's what made the jet and disc so bright.

The only noise I could hear was the Jet engines.

I didn't see any rotation of the disc.

The sun was setting and part of the sky was bright orange. I think that the refraction of the light washed out any details or colors. Both the jet and the disc looked like polished silver.

This could have been some sort of reflection from the jet due to sunlight but i sure looked real at the time. I drew a sketch of the sighting if you would like me to sent it.

This picture was scanned by a friend and is quite large so you will have to reduce it. Also the disc was about three times larger than I drew it. I was in a hurry, sorry.

[UFOINFO thanks Brian Vike for the follow-up.]


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