The Southern Illinois Mystery TriangleBack on January 5, 2000 police officers and citizens of St. Clair County in Southern Illinois claim to have spotted a large, triangular unidentified flying object.
Back on January 5, 2000 police officers and citizens of St. Clair County in Southern Illinois claim to have spotted a large, triangular unidentified flying object. Folks from Highland to Millstadt claim to have seen the object, and all described it as a big thick hovering triangle. However other than one blurry Polaroid snapshot, there were no photographs or videos to back up the eye witness claims.
Scott Air Force Base is directly below the UFO’s alleged flight path, which made “military exercise” the most likely answer to these reported sightings. Alas, the airfield was closed that night, as was the control tower, and the military has denied any aerial exercises took place on the evening in question.
The most interesting thing about this case is that few witnesses are claiming the spotted a extraterrestrial space craft, instead, most folks seem to think the military has invented an aircraft that can both hover and accelerate at great speeds. Sounds very Green Goblin glider like, does it not? So was this 2 story thick, football field long, triangular object an incredible aeronautical engineering achievement, a space craft or something else entirely. No one knows yet, which is why the Discovery Channel turned this incident into one of the best UFO documentaries ever produced back in late 2000.
Who knows, maybe there are still some clues to uncover if you road trip to Southern Illinois. SFO Media LLC
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