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Approx 1983 : Detroit, Michigan


Detroit, Michigan An Object With Tail

Date: Approx: 1983
Time: Middle of the day.

Location of Sighting: Detroit
Number of witnesses:
Number of objects: 1
Shape of objects: Comet like.

Full Description of event/sighting: Brian, I just stumbled on to your site out of curiosity searching from an incident I experienced several years ago (approx 1983-84). I was in my mid twenties and I was working my way through college as a truck driver for a local freight carrier in Romulus, MI. I was sitting in the cab of my semi and I was backed up to a loading dock of a place I was making a delivery to located on the Detroit River in Detroit, MI just a few blocks south of the Ambassador Bridge when I noticed a very large object in the sky traveling basically parallel and horizontal to the Detroit River. It appeared to be just inside and over Windsor, Ontario border by a half a mile or so.

It was difficult to estimate the elevation and size but if I had to guess I would say it was maybe a half mile up in the sky and several hundred yards in diameter with tail much longer that it's diameter. I assumed it was a meteor however this was in the middle of the day and I watched in amazement as this traveled in a southern direction exactly horizontal for what had to be three to five miles or more until I could no longer see it. I never saw it come down, it just kept traveling till it was out of sight. Difficult to estimate speed. Not real fast not real slow just steady without directional change. I thought for sure it would make the nightly news as certainly it had to be seen by hundreds of others however, I never heard another thing about it. No one I know witnessed it. Have you any info about this. My curiosity has finally gotten the best of me after all these years.

Thank you to the witness for their report.

Brian Vike, Director HBCC UFO Research.
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