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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/15/2000 16:30 (Entered as : 11/15/00 4:30 PM)
Reported: 4/22/2001 13:05
Posted: 4/28/2001
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Shape: Cigar
Duration: OVER CRISSTOWN MALL
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
((NUFORC Note: Discrepancy in date. Report says October, date above indicates November. We have amended the date above to October. There was a report of an object reported in proximity to a law enforcement helicopter last year, but we are not certain of the date of that incident. We will request more information from this witness. PD))

CIGAR OVER CRISS TOWN MALL IN PHX.

ON THE AFTERNOON OF OCT.15 AROUND 4:30 PM IN PHX.A.Z.I STEEPED OUT INTO MY FRINDS BACKYARD WHIN I HEARD A HELICOPTER COMMING FROM THE EAST AND COMMING MY WAY.IT WAS THE M.C.S.O.SHRIFF HELICOPTER,IT SEEMED TO BE ON A CRASH CORES WITH A WIGHT NEWS PLANE.THIN I LOOKED ABOVE THE HELICOPTER AND SAW A WIGHT LONG LOOKING THING,IT LOOKED LIKE A CIGAR,AND THAY WERE ABOVE THE CRISSTOWN MALL.THE CIGAR SEEMED TO HAVE TRANIGALS THAT MOVED BACK AND FOURTH ON IT.IT SEEMED TO BE ABOUT 50 FEET HIGHER THAN THE HELICOPTER.THE HELICOPTER WAS STILL GOING TOWARD THE PLANE,THE PLANE HAD TO MOVE OUT OF THE HELICOPTERS WAY,WHIN IT DID IT MOVED TWORD THE CIGAR,IT SEEMED THE PLANE WAS STARTELD ABIT,THIN MOVED CLOSER TO THE MALL.THE CIGAR WAS STILL COMING MY WAY,I WAS SHOCKED AT WHAT I WAS SEEING,I KEPT LOOKING FOR WINGS AND A TAIL BUT THERE WAS NONE.THE SHERRIF WAS CLEARLY FLOWING THIS THING AROWND,IT CAME CLOSER THIN IT TURND TO THE SOUTH,AND SO DID THE SHERRIF.I GOT EAVON A CLOSER LOOK AT THE TRANGALES ON IT,IT DIDENT SEEM TO BE MOVING VARRY FAST,LIKE IT WHONTED TO BE SEEN.IT KEEPT GOING SOUTH FOR A BIT AND WHIN IT DID I SAW THAT IT WAS LONG AND NEROW,KINDA LIKE A CIGRET OR CIGAR.THE SHERIFF WAS STILL WITH IT AND TEARND WHIN IT DID.I REALLY COULDENT BELIVE MY EYES ON WHAT I WAS SEEING,IT KEEPT GOING UNTILL ALL I COULD SEE WAS A WHITE SPECK AND ONLY HERD THE SHERIFF.THE CIGAR DIDENT MAKE A SOUND WHIN IT CAME OVER,ALL I HARD WAS THE HELICOPTER.THIN IT WAS GONE.I THOUGHT FOR SHURE THE NEWS WAS GOING TO SAY SOMTHING ABOUT IT,BUT THAY DIDENT.I AM NOW CONVINCED THAT THERE ARE OTHER LIFE FORMS BEOND EARTH,IT WAS A INCREDIBALE SITE,AND IM REALLY GLAD I SAW IT.I TOLD MY SON WHAT HAPPEN SO WHIN THE GOVERMENT DOES TELL US WHAT THAY REALLY ARE HE WILL BE READDY,AND NOT SHOCKED.I JUST HOPE THAT IM NOT THE ONLY ONE ON THE GROUND THAT SAW IT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.