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Occurred : 9/25/2014 19:40 (Entered as : 09/25/14 19:40)
Reported: 9/25/2014 8:56:07 PM 20:56
Posted: 10/3/2014
Location: Reno, NV
Shape: Formation
Duration:4-5 minutes
12-15 Illuminated objects hovering and flying in formation then shooting upward and disappearing into the sky

On September 25, 2014, at approximately 1940 hours, I was outside walking my dog, when I heard a teenag boy nearby shout "Oh my god, look at that!" as he pointed into the sky. He was speaking to his friend who was standing next to him and when I looked over they were both looking up in the air pointing.

From where I was standing the trees were blocking by view so I quickly ran over and as soon as I could see the sky, I was blown away, as I initially saw a formation of aircraft moving through the sky; there were approximately 6-7.

I then looked further to the right and saw a second formation in the sky of 6-8 more. They seemed to temporarily hover in the air and then continue to move sideways through the sky in formation. They all looked just like a solid bright light and what caught everyone's attention is that they were all flying so close together, or at least closer than an normal aircraft would fly together.

Also, they appeared to be far higher in the air than I had ever seen any aircraft in my life, and that includes my time in the military and and as a civilian. I have never seen even military aircraft moving in that type of formation. They were extremely high in the air. Higher than I believed normal aircraft could fly.

There were two aircraft that were not flying within the formations and were larger and brighter than the others in formations and it was amazing because they would be moving in one direction and then instantly change direction at like 45 degree angles unlike anything I had ever seen and s movement normal aircraft is not capable of doing. It was not a turn it was an instantaneous pivot in the sky. Those two appeared to be able to fly more freely but also seemed to be guiding the formations almost like how one man marches a formation of soldiers; he is not part of the formation but he is giving the orders on how they move.

And then there was one other aircraft that was flying out of both the formations, and was also brighter and bigger than the others.

At this point I ran over to my house to inform my wife to get me the number for the local press and for the local police (who referred me to your call center). While she did that I pulled out my ipod and began recording their movements through the sky and narrating the entire experience. As I looked up I noticed three aircraft that were not in the formations could no longer be seen.

I ran back to the two guys who were still there watching. They explained that the three big and bright aircraft had all disappeared. They said that two of them had shot up into the air making an X and then disappeared into the sky. They said the third one simply moved upward quickly and then disappeared as well.

I again went back over to my house and by at this time I could no longer see any of the aircraft. Then entire incident took what looked like directly over the Reno Airport. I have never seen anything like this in my life. I did did not know whether to be amazed or scared as I am not sure what they were doing there.

At this time I do not wish to include my video recording of the event due to the sensitivity of the content.