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Occurred : 8/15/1999 21:00 (Entered as : 08/??/99 20:00-22)
Reported: 6/18/2003 12:09:03 AM 00:09
Posted: 6/18/2003
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Shape: Light
Duration:about 10 minutes
((NUFORC Note: One of two dramatic sighting reports, submitted by a person who identifies himself as a student in the fifth grade. In 199, he would have to have been 7 or 8 years of age. Witness writes exceptionally well for a 5th grader, we feel. I compliment the Fayetteville, NC, K12 school district. We suspect that this is not a serious report. PD))


Bright blinking light makes high speed "C" shaped manuver.

Most of the time and date information are guesses. I know that it was in the summer of 99, either july or august, and in the evening about an hour after sundown, which would have made it between 9 and 10 pm. Now keep in mind that my location is close to sevral airports and military bases, but what I, my brother and friend of 18 years saw could be in no way mistaken for an airplane. It first appeared as a bright steady whitish blue light in the sky to the north. It cought my attension because it was much brighter than any star, especially with the glare of the street lights making most lesser stars not visible. My brother and I watched it for about 3 minutes when It began to blink. In all this time it made no noise and remained stationary. It would blink steadily for about thirty seconds before it stopped and returned to steady light. It did this for about 2 minutes before it abruptly shot upward in a C pattern curving to the left and then back to the right as if tracing a C from bottom to top at a very very fast speed then blinked out and was gone.I wish I had a camcorder. It's not the first time my brother and I have seen oddly acting lights in the sky around here. Most of them have happened between 95 and 2000, but I don't jump to tell people these things. but would have posted on this forum had I known about it at the time. I would like to also tell some of my other sightings, but I fear that since I have had at least 7 of them in the past 5 years I might be thought of as a hoaxer, but I can assure you I am not, and the things I have seen are not so extrodinary that they don't at lease in some ways resembe other sightings. My life has been full of strange, and frightening paranormal and extra terrestrial experiences, and of all the thought I have given it, I still have no solid belief as to what's going on. Ironically the truth is most likely much stranger than speculation.