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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/27/2005 08:00 (Entered as : 07/27/1905 08:00)
Reported: 7/28/2005 7:33:44 AM 07:33
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Columbia (near), MO
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: 2 - 3 minutes
Oblong-shaped object in the morning sky over interstate

I do not know what I saw. I cannot say if I simply saw an airplane or if it was something else. The reason I find the "sighting" odd is because of my location. I was not near an airport that could have handled a large plane. This object was further away from the small airport than it should have been were it coming in for a safe landing.

As I drove home around 8am Wednesday morning, I glanced towards the sky as I came over a slight hill and noticed a metal glint against a cloud in the sky. It caught my eye because it was so clear. I pulled over to watch it. The object was definitely several miles away and would have been visible from the interstate. It didn't move very fast. There was no vapor trail. It appeared to be oblong shaped and silver in color. I watched until it passed behind a cloud. At this same time I had my window rolled down and heard nothing. I didn't expect to being so far away.

Again, I really can't say if it this was simply an airplane or something else. It was odd enough for me to find it out of the ordinary.