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Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/24/2003 20:00 (Entered as : 10/24/1904 20:00)
Reported: 10/25/2003 11:01:00 AM 11:01
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: El Paso (East), TX
Shape: Disk
Duration:not known
An unknown object was seen floating in a deserted place not far from homes.

The unknown object was seen on the sky, not so high and not so low. Above a deserted area but not far from homes. I was driving along with five other people when, I being the driver was checking what was ahead of me and that's when I saw a strange object in the sky with a bright orange/yellow light blinking on/off. That's when I told the other passangers to check that out and everyone agreed that it wasn't an airplane or a helicopter. All the passangers and I have lived in this town for quite some time and we know the difference between most of the airplanes and helicopters because El Paso has an airport, army base, and it's a border town. We always have commercial airplanes,army jets, and helicopters in the sky so we already know how they look and sound. But this object was just floating in the sky for about 4-6 minutes in the same place. The object didn't move from that exact place in those 4-6 minutes it was just flashing a orange/yellow light on and off. Then suddenly the object will move forward and backward in a very rapid speed. We could se it really close because it wasn't that high in the sky, and we could see the fast speed it moved forward and backward and then staying in the same place again were it was floating the first time. No commercial airplane, helicopter, or army jet I have seen in this town has moved so fast and be so low. And I've seen all kinds of army jets, some I saw about a month ago because we had a Air Show and was able to see all kinds of jets. Then after 4-6 minutes this object suddenly moved from the deserted place to a place were there's more lights were you could find stores,malls, and fast food places. For what I saw, he was close to a WalMart in east El Paso, just floating in top and flashing the same light again but this time he was floating higher in the sky then the object continued to move further away and I couldn't see it anymore.

((NUFORC Note: Date of the sighting is unknown to us, but we assume it is not in the year 1904, as the witness/student indicates. We have requested clarification. PD))