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Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/15/1998 22:00 (Entered as : 10/15/98 22:00)
Reported: 5/16/2000 19:39
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Hinton, WV
Shape: Light
Duration:15 minutes
Single light travelling at high rate of speed, radically changed course numerous times. Stayed in same area for entire time, orbiting around a specific location on the horizon.

The "light" travelled East to West at first sight at a very high rate of speed. It suddenly altered course in a seemingly random pattern, without an obvious change in speed. It made numerous course changes, staying in one relatively defined area. After about ten minutes, the "light" suddenly dove into the ground (so it seemed), it disappeared from our view at the same high rate of speed, going straight down. Within a very short time we saw and heard two jet aircraft in that same area. Being ex-military, I recognized the engine sounds as being probably F-15's (they constantly flew training missions over our house, we got used to their engine sounds). The two jets were travelling fast and low over the same area the light had been. As they passed, the light came up from under them and followed them out of sight to the East, just below and behind them. Witnesses: ((personal data deleted))