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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/3/2005 14:00 (Entered as : 07/03/1905 14:00 PM)
Reported: 7/3/2005 4:29:34 PM 16:29
Posted: 7/5/2005
Location: Springfield, OR
Shape: Disk
Duration: 1 hr 30 minutes
Characteristics: The object emitted beams, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Saucer shaped reflective object moving and hovering with chasing Government Jets and a Helicopter/Photos taken

We were working in the yard this afternoon. At 2:00 p.m. we heard and spotted a huge Coast Guard helicopter flying from the west into the east, as if it came from the Oregon coast line. Right in front and above, at approx. 20,000 feet of the helicopter was a bright reflective saucer shaped object moving very, very slowly. It was backdropped by a clear blue sky without a cloud behind it. It seemed to be reflecting the sun in a type of pulsating, rythmic display of extremely bright light. It may have just been pulsating with intense light. It was moving very slowly and then stopped moving. At approximately 2:12 the UFO did a vertical ascent and disappeared. The helicopter did a sharp turn right/south when the object stopped moving and did a 180 degree reverse path heading straight back west. The helicopter turned south, running along what seemed to be the west side of the Cascade mountains. We live on the east side of Springfield as you start up the pass to cross the Cascades.

Within two minutes we saw a large white jet coming from the south (maybe Klamath Air Force Base) heading north. It had radar unit on top of it. It was headed north into the exact spot from where the UFO hovered and disappeared. That jet was first noted at 2:35 p.m.. Another radar jet appeared, following the same south to north path that the first jet traveled. At 3:14 a third jet appeared following the same path from south to north into the same space where the UFO disappeared. At 3:17 and 3:19 the same type of jets appeared also, following the same path. Using our digital camera we took several pictures of the UFO. We now have them downloaded from our camera and burned to CD's for safe keeping. Note: Today is the day that the USA NASA probe will hit a comet at 10:52 p.m. West Coast time.