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Occurred : 8/18/2009 18:45 (Entered as : 08/18/09 18:45)
Reported: 8/18/2009 5:13:50 PM 17:13
Posted: 8/27/2009
Location: Omaha, NE
Shape: Cigar
Duration:30 seconds
A white aircraft, almost resembling a commercial airliner, vanished before my eyes. The aircraft did not posess normal characteristics.

I have never experienced an incident in which the sight of something unfamiliar in the sky has compelled me to believe it to be foreign to Earth. However, I do seriously entertain the idea that there is intelligent life elsewhere in the vast depths of space, albeit with a small dose of skepticism. I do not want to jump to the conclusion that what I just encountered was truly an alien aircraft, but it's behavior puzzled me.

At around 18:40 PM on Tuesday, August 18th of 2009, I was at work and decided to take a break for a cigarette. I was seated on the loading dock, facing south, when something in the sky caught my eye. The sky was very clear, almost cloudless, and I distinctly saw a white shape, which I first believed to be a normal commercial airplane, traveling west. After further inspection I realized that the object did not resemble any airplane I had seen before, as it had no markings on it. It also didn't have any distinct shading, by that I mean to say that I could not concretely identify any appendages that would normally be visible, such as the wings. It was also traveling at a higher speed than a plane like that normally seems to move.

It was quite far away, and I do not have the best eyesight. I could not hear the roar of any engine, but that is most likely due to the distance. Also, there was no cloudy trail left behind in the craft's wake. While I was still inspecting the object, keeping it in my line of sight, it vanished. I got off the loading dock so I could have a better view of sky above me and searched for the object, but I could not find it.