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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 4/29/2005 21:00 (Entered as : 04/29/2005 21:00)
Reported: 4/29/2005 9:40:41 PM 21:40
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object emitted other objects, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|me and a friend were standing out side about 8:30 P. M. talking . we were about 5 miles south of Goldsboro in a community called Mar Mac. we were just talking when I spotted a light moving in front of us at about 1500 feet im guessing.
when I first saw it I thought it was one of the fighters from Seymour Johnson air force base. it looked like one of the landing lights on the planes. we were about 5 miles from the base and there were planes flying all around. we noticed that there were no other lights on what ever it is. there were no red or green and no strobe just a white light that looked like a bright star. then we saw what looked like smoke coming from it. it looked kinda like a comet with a tail. then it flashed and split off onto to lights. kept the same altitude and speed.
the two lights stayed on the same course but kept drifting farther apart but still going in the same direction. the light in the front flashed again and we saw a small puff of smoke but it did not split into two. they just kept going and flew right over the base.
I have lived here all my life and I have seen every kinda of plane go in and out of the base . I have never seen anything like this, it also made no sound, we could not make out any kind of craft. but we could tell the lights were attached to something. I had heard the stories of ufo landings on the base. a lot of people around here have seen ufos and flying saucers. and black triangles. but I never give it much thought.
until now !!
((NUFORC Note: We assume that the witness describes above the launch of a Titan IV missile out of Cape Canaveral, which occurred at 20:55 hrs. (Eastern) on this date. The missile apparently was launched to the northeast, so it was visible along the eastern shoreline of the U. S.. PD))