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Occurred : 10/2/2004 15:30 (Entered as : 10/02/2004 15:30)
Reported: 10/4/2004 5:26:18 PM 17:26
Posted: 10/27/2004
Location: St. Louis, MO
Shape: Unknown
Duration:5-10 minutes
Sat. Oct 2nd. 3:23 - 3:30 pm. St. Louis, MO. Object hoovering in the sky with flashing light.

I was walking the dogs with my lady friend when I just by chance glaced up into a clear blue sky when I noticed an object flying from what I would say was the North heading roughly south-southwest. I noticed it due to the massive light source it was putting out. At first I dismissed it as a reflection off a planes hull. I looked up at it again and noticed that the light was still flickering even though it was in motion. I know that when you see a reflection from an aircraft, its really only from that angle. As it continues to move the reflection should change until the craft no longer is at the angle for the light to reflect. As this object continued its path, it was still flickering a very bright light. Originally when I noticed the object, it was to the right of the sun and even after it passed and was now to the left there was still this very bright flashing light. This is the reason why I continued to watch. If it were a reflection from the sun, it would have long since past the point of reflection. Anyway, as I watched the object and since it was so small I would say that is was well above 40,000 feet, but the weird thing was that there was no con trail. I continued to watch it and as I did, it began to slow down. I would say that this object had crossed 2/3's of the sky when it came to a stop!. I could not beleive what I was seeing. My lady friend had seen it moving but continued walking on the trail and didnt see it stop as I had. I tried to find someone who could verify what I was seeing, but the only person around was about 100 yards away and he had his child with him so I didnt want him to think I was some nut. Anyway, I ran with the dog to catch my friend. There was a short distance where I could no longer see the object due to a wooded area. I wanted to catch her so that I would have a witness to the craft stopping in mid air. I caught up to her and had her hurry though the wooded area to the clearing so that we could both see it again and upon arriving at the clearing, I could no longer locate the object. There was still about 1 mile or so of trail that we had to walk and I looked in the sky to rest of the way. I cant help but to think that if I had stayed where I was originally at, I could have seen what happened to the object. I dont know if it just took off on the same course or flew further into the sky or what. I know that this sounds crazy and all, but that is what I saw. This took place at Jefferson Barracks Park in South Saint Louis County. If anyone else has seen anything like this, this past Saturday please respond. thanks for your time. Also when the object was stopped or hoovering or whatever you call it, the light was still flashing in the same manner I first noticed it. this is my first time reporting or even seeing anything that I could not explain away. Please help