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Occurred : 3/14/1997 20:00
Reported: 3/28/1997 12:29
Posted: 3/7/1998
Location: Tonopah, AZ
Shape: Sphere
Duration:25 minutes
Summary : I-10 W of Tonapah AZ and Highway 85 S I watched3 golf ball sized lights "QQQ" being observed by ajet (half the size of a tack head) 20:25 lightsshut off and object disappeared, jet headed S towards BarryGoldwater USAF base, without any noise.

March 14, 1997

I took Highway 95 south to I-10. That decision led to the most thought provoking and unexplainable incident ive ever encountered in the night sky. I-10 just west of Tonapah AZI noticed an unusually bright, white light directly ahead. I wondered what it was. It was brighter than the stars, and too high for a tower light, no skyscrapers in this area, mentally I eliminated what it wasn't. Ithought I was moving towards the object, but in fact it was moving towards me. Maybe it was the Hale-Boppcomet, but no traveling light. I thought I would soon discover the origin of the slowly growing white light.I had been watching the object for a good 10 minutes. Im not sure whether I blinked and missed something orthe object just moved up very fast. I could see that the bright white light was a cluster of 3 lights. Itmoved to the far left as if circling and moved out in front but below the cluster object. I assumed thiswas something examining the larger object, possibly an USAF jet. My mind curiously questioned,if the smallerobject is a jet what in the world could the big thing be? The smaller craft (size of a tack) stayed out frontfor a while. Then it moved around to the right. I assumed it was making a full circle check of the light clusterwhich appeared to be the size of three lined up golf balls, intensly bright lights. The smaller craft was a fewinches in the night sky, to the right and due south of the cluster when the lights turned off. I watched the smallcraft make a wide ark turn to the right. It headed south towards Mexico,towards Barry Goldwater USAF base. I checkedmy watch 8:25pm I watched for a good 20 minutes. Not until the lights abruptly shut off had I allowed myself to thinkof this as a UFO mystery. Where was the noise? Then the reality hit me, I had seen the stealth bomber a dozen timesand its baby bird next to this