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Occurred : 1/17/2005 18:39 (Entered as : 01/17/2005 18:39)
Reported: 1/18/2005 2:42:21 AM 02:42
Posted: 1/19/2005
Location: Olathe, KS
Shape: Light
Duration:30 Minutes
I observed an object with red, blue and white lights in the sky northwest of Olathe, KS, that did not move for a period of 30 minutes.

I was standing in my driveway on the night of January 17, 2005, talking on my cell phone to my Dad in Missouri. I observed a stationary object in the sky northwest of my home at approximately a 330 Degree position from North (Approximately at a 10:00 o'clock position when I faced North). It was at an altitude that I see many airliners traveling, and appeared to be about 5 miles away from my home. The object had blue and red lights flashing. At one time it lit up brightly with a white light. It did not move for a period of 30 minutes. My wife came outside and witnessed the object too. After observing it for 30 minutes, I turned to walk to my deck for about 5 seconds and it disappeared. During this time I described the light to my Dad, who is a retired US Air Force pilot and Intelligence Officer, on my cell phone. He called the Missouri State MUFON Director and reported the matter. The Director tried to contact a MUFON person in the Kansas City area to see if they could observe the object too, but he was unsuccessful in reaching the person. I did not report the object to any law enforcement or other government official.