|Occurred : 7/10/1999 07:20 (Entered as : 07/10/99 0720)
Reported: 7/10/1999 16:44
Location: Omaha, NE
|Hovering teardrop type shape with vertical "smokestack" coming out of top, Driving west on I-80, witnessed it dissapear.
While driving west on I80 at about 0720 I saw a strange shape hovering to the southwest it was somewhat teardrop shaped although it was more like an old coffee pot. It had a vertical "smokestack" coming out of the top of it that was white. The body alternated dark on the top which sloped to a point like a roof, the middle was white with vertical sides and the bottom was dark and rounded like a bowl. I estimate it's size at 100 feet tall and 60 feet wide. It hovered, rising and settling verticaly and drifting to the southwest. I was watching when it disappeared the first time. It darkened like a shadow fell across it and then their was a blur of sideways motion and it was gone. I continued to search the sky for it as I continued west on I-80 and as I topped a hill there it was hanging in the sky again where before there was nothing. I continued watching it rise and settle as it drifted to the west. It seemed to be parrelleling the Interstate. The rolling hills blocked my view once more and as I came back to the top of the next hill the object was gone.