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Occurred : 5/15/1986 02:00 (Entered as : 05/15/1986 2:00)
Reported: 3/10/2004 12:05:42 AM 00:05
Posted: 3/17/2004
Location: Midwest City, OK
Shape: Unknown
Duration:approx. 3 minutes
This object was seen at night hovering over a building at a local Air Force Base in Oklahoma

In 1986 I used to be a civilian police officer working at a local Air Force Base in Midwest City, Oklahoma. We worked rotating shifts and different areas of the base and this particular night I was assigned to work the "South 40" area, which was campsite area on the south side of the base. There were no campers in the area but I sat at the perimeter fence at a gate house with my engine off, lights off observing the stillness of the night. It was completely dark in the area but in the distance you could see lights of other buildings on the base. I was looking in an east direction toward a building where they worked on aircraft inside the building. Just south of that building was a building they tested jet engines at times during the night time. As I was setting there I noticed a lighted object over the top of the mile long building where they worked on planes. This particular building was approximately a mile and a half away from me but you could see the top of the mile long structure. Like I said it was dark and I KNOW for a fact the only lights the building ever had on top were the lights on the four corners of the building. In the center of the building I noticed a variety of lights but NOT blinking like the red flashing lights on the corners of the building. These lights were red, green and blue. I can remember there appeared to be about a dozen lights on the object. I could not see the size or shape of the object. During the night time you could always hear planes taking off or landing. You could at times hear helicopters in the area but this night I couldn't hear any noise at all from that direction. I kept my eyes glued on those lights and after about 3 minutes the lights disappeared. I was totally freaked out. I wondered to myself, "Did I actually see a UFO?" I didn't report it to headquarters because the police dispatcher would think I was crazy. After seeing the object I sat there staring at the building and couldn't see the object anymore. About 10 minutes later the police dispatcher called VIA 2 way radio and told me to call him. I was setting at the guard shack and used the telephone there to call. The first thing he asked me was where I was. I told him I was setting in the South 40 area at the gate shack. He, along with the other officers that worked that area knew when you worked nights there wouldn't be any noise. The dispatcher asked me if I had seen anything unusual just recently. I told him no but I asked him why and when. He then told me the residents in the Midwest City, Del City area had witnessed odd lights over that particular building and had called their respective police department who in turn called my police dept since it was on the Air Force Base. That is when I told him I DID see something and the object didn't make any noise at all. That is the only time I had ever witnessed anything like that but since others actually had seen the same thing I did I now DO believe there are UFO's.

((NUFORC Note: Date may be approximate, although the witness does not indicate that fact. PD))