Two Belgian police officers were on patrol on the Eupen -
Kittenis road when they saw what appeared to be a dark, triangular platform with three powerful searchlights on its underside,
shining on the ground below. They also spotted a central red light that changed from red to orange. the object was approximately
220 yards off to one side of the road, and approximately 325 yards above a field.
The object changed direction and flew directly over their
heads, it traveled silently except for a low humming sound. It then proceeded towards Eupen, stopping to hover motionlessly
over the dam at Gileppe for about 45 minutes. Finally, it headed toward Baelen and Spa and disappeared.
The two policemen contacted the Belgian Air Force at Bierset,
which had detected the object on radar. An AWACS aircraft was dispatched from Gelsenkirchen. The event lasted a total of two
and a half hours and was witnessed by nineteen police officers at a party in the area as well. Consistent reports were given
by other witnesses from Eupen, Liege, Plombieres, Kittenis, Baelin, Verviers, Jalhan, St. Vith, Andrimont, Lontzen, Voeren,
Herbesthal, and eastern Belgium, as well as areas of Holland, Luxembourg, and Germany.
Almost an hour later, the same two police officers saw another,
but much larger, triangular object appear from behind some trees. It ascended with a climbing turn, rotating horizontally
as it did so only to slowly fly away, following the course of a main road at about 65 kilometers per hour.
Around 11:00 p.m. the local police began receiving numbers
of telephone calls reporting lights in a triangular formation over Wavre, twelve miles south of Brussels. The police in turn
reported the sightings to the radar station at Glons. Glons radar confirmed the sightings of a UFO on radar at an altitude
of 3,000 meters. The radar station at Semmerzake verified the Glons tracking and reported it to the Air Force. The radar trackings
were compared to the 11/89 trackings at Eupen and were found to be identical. Police witnesses reported that, instead of the
unidentified being three objects flying in formation, it was one triangular-shaped object with three lights, as had been the
Because of the large number of reports, Colonel Wilfried
De Brouwer of the Belgian Air Force decided to scramble two F-16 interceptors from Bevokom. The F-16s were vectored in by
Glons radar, and they soon detected a positive oval-shaped object on their on-board radar at 3,000 meters. They reported nothing
When the F-16 pilots attempted to lock on to the object with
their on-board radar, it reacted immediately. It changed shape on their radar to a diamond shape, increased its speed to 1,000
km/hour, and took swift evasive action. Tapes of the on-board radar of the F-16s show that the object descended from 3,000
meters to 1200 meters in 2 seconds. That's a speed of 1800 km/hour. The tapes also showed that the object accelerated from
280 km/hour to 1800 km/hour in a few seconds. This represents an acceleration of 46 G, which is more than a human body can
withstand. During its travel, a sonic boom was never heard.
The object moved erratically in a zigzag path, over the city
of Brussels, taking evasive action whenever the pursuing F-16 tried to lock-on. Eventually, it left the F-16s behind, disappearing
at an impossible rate of speed.