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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/19/2000 06:30 (Entered as : 10/19/00 06:30)
Reported: 10/19/2000 05:03
Posted: 12/2/2000
Location: Old Fort, TN
Shape: Cigar
Duration: 20-30 sec
A yellow color cigar shaped objet moving very fast from NW to SW.

As I was walking my daughter and two grandchildren to the bus this morning we looked up and saw an object moving across the sky above us. We were facing a NW direction. The object was moving towards the SW. It was larger than anything I have ever seen in the sky before. My daughter yelled out asking me what it was. We have a lot of planes in the sky here. This was 10 to 15 times larger than any airplane I have ever viewed before. It cast a yellow color not like a normal plane. There were no other colors on it to be seen. Any other planes I have observed out here have been white. This object was moving too fast for a plane. There was no noise to be heard with this object. If I were to hold my thumb up it would have been the 3/4 the width of the end of my thumb .I was not wearing my glasses so I asked my daughter to tell me what shape she was seeing and she confirmed that it was an elongated shape like a cigar which is exactly what I was seeing. As the object moved to our left it reached a tree line and was still well above the line and then suddenly it just disappeared. My daughter yelled at me asking where it went. It was like someone had turned off a light. It literally just vanished. My two granddaughters were observing it also. We watch the skies out here often. This is unlike anything I had ever observed. If it had been close there would have been some kind of noise. But this thing was moving way too fast for any kind of craft I have ever observed. After it disappeared I noticed at least two planes in the sky moving as usual with their red and green flashing lights. Everything looked normal. Up until this morning my daughter has always been a skeptic when it came to strange things in the sky. This morning she was very frightened.