WALTONVILLE, IL - In the category of "Believe it or Not," Monday night in the skies above Waltonville, Illinois, a local resident swears he saw an unidentified flying object that reminded him of the giant ships in the Star Wars movie. His sighting is Case 59230 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).
The witness, who is also unidentified in the report, said he was fishing with friends when he noticed the UFO “just cruising along at a very high altitude,” OpenMinds.com reports. The witness submitted a computerized drawing with his testimony. (See above)
“This thing had to be at least a half mile long or longer,” the witness told MUFON. “It wasn’t lit up bright. It had a slight glow to it. Nothing fancy.”
Illinois has a current UFO Alert Rating of 4 with a higher than average number of recent reports nationally. Illinois had 22 UFO reports in July 2014 – the 12th highest reporting state – while California had 104 reports as the highest reporting state.