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Occurred : 5/31/2007 23:00 (Entered as : 05/31/07 23:00)
Reported: 6/5/2007 2:51:55 PM 14:51
Posted: 6/12/2007
Location: Springfield, MO
Shape: Egg
Duration:60 min
Brightly lit object on May 31st seen flying east over SW Missouri around 11pm is the Sanyo blimp.

UFO sighting over Greene and Lawrence Co.'s in SW Missouri- Mysterious lit object turns out to be the Sanyo blimp flying eastward over these counties. The Lawrence Co. Record newspaper reporter said that a female Lawrence Co. witness identified the aircraft. She said it was close enough for her to see that it was the Sanyo blimp.

She has taken photos, but they didn't turn out.

This is one of those small internally lighted blimps traveling to some eastern destination last Thurs night.

Mystery solved.


((NUFORC Note: We express our sincere gratitude to the MISSOURI INVESTIGATORS GROUP, and to its Director, BARBARA BECKER, for their having shared this report with our Center. If you have had a sighting in Missouri, please consider contacting that organization, at the website above, to share your sighting with their investigators, in addition to submitting a report to NUFORC. Thank you!! PD))