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Occurred : 8/19/2003 01:00 (Entered as : 08/19/2003 1:00)
Reported: 10/18/2003 3:43:37 AM 03:43
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: Council Bluffs, IA
Shape: Disk
Duration:15 min.
it looked like it was gong slow because my car was movine same dorection but it was rilly moving along after I stoped

I am listening to your radio show on KFAB 1110 AM Omaha Ne/Council Bluffs Iowa This letter is in regard to your guest speaker with the name just Ken, that said he seen a UFO north of Council Bluffs on interstate 29 in between exits 61 and 66, this is a stretch of road that I drive on a regular basis and in fact while I was listening to this particular program on my car radio I was driving I 29 just south of Council Bluffs.

And have seen very much the same thing that Ken seen, but with further investigation I realized that I was being tricked by an optical illusion of airplanes on approach from the north landing at Omaha's Eppley Airport. These are some facts that Ken has left out, the stretch of road he is referring to is only about 3 nautical miles off the end of the north and south runway at Eplley airfield in Omaha .Also this stretch of road is approximately 16 miles from Offfutt Airforce Base, Which is one of the most air guarded Airforce bases in the United States ( this is where they hid President George W Bush on 9/11/01), With these facts I realized anything at just about any altitude in this area would be covered by extensive radar by both Eppley and Offfutt.

I am not calling Ken a liar, but like I had said his description was very much the same as I have seen on other occasions on the very exact same stretch of road, the difference being on one occasion I stopped my vehicle to get a better look and realized that a jet on gliding approach does not really make that much noise and on a dark night with their landing lights only shining on parts of the fuselage, gives it the appearance that it looks more like an odd shaped disc and because of the brightness of the landing lights it makes the non illuminated parts of the airplane very hard to see,