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Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/1/1996 19:38
Reported: 12/2/1996 11:50
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Kansas City, MO
Duration:15 sec.
The caller and his brother were at the corner of 59th and College in downtown Kansas City, headed to the south.

They saw a "big ball coming from east and headed west-south-west, in horizontal flight. It wesnt across the sky and disappeared across the horizon.

The object appeared to be white in front, bluish in the middle, and red in the back. It left a trail, it was flying horizontally, and when it disappeared, the trail behind it suddenly disappeared.

It was smaller that the appearance of a full moon. No sound was mentioned by the observer/caller.

They called Ritchie-Gabour AFB and the local FAA office, both of whom gave them our number.