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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/11/2014 20:36 (Entered as : 3/11/14 20:36)
Reported: 3/12/2014 3:58:06 PM 15:58
Posted: 3/18/2014
Location: Des Moines, IA
Shape: Disk
Duration: 33 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Disc shaped object flashing red and blue lights

Noticed an object (1) in the sky between downtown Des Moines and the South Side of Des Moines. The object flashed a red and blue light alternately from one end to the other, and appeared to be a disc shaped. After I noticed the object in the sky I pulled over to the side of the road to get a clear view of it. It was moving very slow and then it stopped and after 2-5 seconds slowly dissipated out of sight. With the airport being a couple of miles away, I waited and observed a few planes and helicopters to be sure what I had seen could not have been either. What I had seen was quite surreal.