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Occurred : 9/7/1997 12:00 (Entered as : 09/07/97 12:00)
Reported: 12/26/2008 4:38:36 AM 04:38
Posted: 1/10/2009
Location: Gulf of Mexico, LA
Shape: Cigar
Duration:5 mins
Mercury colored Cigar shaped USO surfaced near Oil Plarform in Gulf of Mexico

Object surfaced near Production Platform, it was bright silver in color, cigar shaped, maybe 14 feet wide and 60 feet long. There were no windows, fins, or any other notice of hinges or bolts on the craft, very smooth surface.

There was not any construction going on in the area. It floated for approx. 5 mins and slowly sank out of sight.

((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))