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Occurred : 1/12/2016 14:00 (Entered as : 1/12/16 14:00)
Reported: 1/14/2016 11:08:07 PM 23:08
Posted: 1/20/2016
Location: Colorado Springs (east of), CO
Shape: Changing
Duration:3 minutes
Dark, elongated horizontal streak, which changed shape, seen by airline passengers over southern Colorado on January 12, 2016.

We were passengers on an American Airlines flight from Seattle to Dallas (DFW) on the mid-afternoon of January 12, 2016, when we noticed a strange dark brown or black-ish "streak" or elongated "smear" to the north high-lighted against the clouds.

As we watched this unusual sight, it suddenly had a roll upward so that the shape was more like an object with a long tail or smoke exhaust, but then it resumed the horizontal "streak" shape and very very quickly receded sideways to the north, in just a few seconds it disappeared.

Very strange! We've been flying for over 50 years and have never seen anything like this.