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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/27/2003 20:35 (Entered as : 11/27/1903 20:35)
Reported: 11/29/2003 10:12:16 AM 10:12
Posted: 12/9/2003
Location: Ridgefield, WA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 1 minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Very bright light, flickering and traveling faster than a normal commercial jet.

We were sitting in living room, watching TV. I looked out large picture widow that faces west across the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge. The Columbia River flows North and South at this point. On most night, aircraft are flying overhead and turning west and then south to approach PDX. On this occasion, I noticed a bright, flickering light traveling along the Columbia River, about 2 thousand feet above horizon. I couldn't see the craft. But the light was incredible: it was very bright and flickered, like a disco light flashing. It also resembled a tool I used many tears ago to set the timing on a car tune-up, where the light flickered. And it was also noteworthy that the light was so bright and looked like the new halogen (?) lights on new cars. Very BRIGHT, it was unusual. Another thing, the object was fast but jerked up and down slightly. Much faster moving that a commercial jet. Also, the light was eminating from the rear of the object, as if it were on the back end of the craft. There was no sound like jet engines, not the thumping of heliocopter rotor blades. Silence!