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Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/26/2008 20:45 (Entered as : 4/26/08 20:45)
Reported: 4/28/2008 1:50:39 AM 01:50
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Shape: Oval
Duration:10 minutes
OBJECT AT FL200 MASKING IN A CLOUD PACING AIRLINER

Delta Flight SLC-SAN FL200/CLIMB.

I WORK FOR AN AIRLINE BUT FLEW AS A PASSENGER ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT.

FLIGHT PATH OF AIRCRAFT NORTH TO SOUTH. SETTING SUN TO THE RIGHT CLOUD FORMATIONS ON HORIZON LOOKING THIN AND SCATTERED. THE CLOUDS LOOKED THIN AND DARK BLUE AGAINST AN ORANGE SETTING SUN THAT WAS ALMOST OUT OF SIGHT.

NOTHING UNUSUAL, JUST CLOUDS, UNTIL I NOTICED A SMALL HEAT SIGNATURE OR ATMOSPHERICAL DISTORTION BEHIND ONE OF THE CLOUDS.

THIS CLOUD WAS TWICE THE SIZE OF THE PLANE AND SEEMED TO BE GOING SLIGHTLY FASTER BUT PARALLEL TO OUR FLIGHT PATH.

WHATEVER IT WAS, IT HAD NO LIGHTS.

IT WAS MOVING BUT SEEMED TO MASK ITSELF AGAINST IT'S SURROUNDINGS.

I COULD CLEARLY SEE THAT THERE WAS DIRECTION AND A THIN CIGAR SHAPE OF SOME KIND AMONG THE CLOUD MASKING. OVAL HEAD WITH LONG THIN CLOUD TAIL/ NOT A CON TRAIL, JUST A THIN DARK BLUE CLOUD SURROUNDING THE OBJECT.

THIS WAS MOVING IN A BACKDROP OF OTHER THIN DARK BLUE CLOUDS AGAINST THE HORIZON.

THIS OBJECT WAS THE CLOSEST CLOUD APPROX 3000 FT TO OUR RIGHT THIS CLOUD STARTED TO ACTUALLY OUTPACE AND CLIMB SLIGHTLY/ THEN STALLED IT THEN TURNED, BUT NOT LIKE AN AIRCRAFT/...LIKE A LAP SWIMMER AGAISNT A POOL EDGE....IT DID A 180 IN THE OTHER DIRECTION...WAITED FOR OUR PLANE TO GO PAST AND PAST BEHIND US.

WHEN THIS THING TURNED LATERALLY, (LEFT,RIGHT) IT DID NOT TURN LIKE A PLANE IT PIVOTED, LIKE IF YOU STOOD ON THE BACK OF A SURF BOARD. IT ACTED LIKE IT WAS IN WATER.

IT DID NOT WANT TO BE SEEN, BUT IT WAS MOVING AND CHANGING DIRECTIONS.

WHEN I SAW IT DO THE 180 I WANTED TO SAY SOMETHING, BUT I FELT FOOLISH.

THIS WAS NOT SOMETHING THAT YOU COULD ACTUALLY CLASSIFY AS A PHYSICAL SILVER SAUCER/ IT WAS DIFFERENT...DIFFERENT LAWS OF PHYSICS/ FLIGHT CHARACTERISTICS.

NO LIGHTS/ CONTROL SURFACES./SEEMED TO HAVE A LOT MORE ATMOSPHERICAL CONTROL THAN ANY PLANE THAT I HAVE SEEN.

IT ALSO TRIED TO BLEND INTO ITS ATMOSPHERICAL BACKROUND SURROUNDINGS LIKE AN OCTUPUS.

VERY STRANGE/ BUT IT HAD A OVAL HEAD/ IT HAD DIRECTION/ I ALMOST WANT TO SAY THAT IT WAS WAY TOO ADVANCED TO BE CALLED A MACHINE AS WE KNOW IT.

IT IS ALMOST TO HARD TO FIT THIS KIND OF THING IN YOUR BRAIN, BECAUSE IT IS NOT A CONVENTIONAL THINKING OBJECT.