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Occurred : 11/20/1997 01:00 (Entered as : 11/20/97 01:00)
Reported: 11/24/1997 12:09
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Springfield (25 miles northeast of), MO
Shape: Oval
Summary : At approxamatly 1a.m. Cnt/stn time. A group of young adults 21-25 years of age. Where Having a get to gather at an ANONYMOUS idaviduals proporty. They where setting and standing around leasoning to music and drinking Adult Beferages.When Out of the north sky,pushing the thik cloud cover away, was an oval shaped in circopherence.As it broke the cloud cover it beamed down four craft lights.It flew over the field infront of them.It came to A dead stop in mid air,hovering about 15ft from the ground,and it was about 40yds away form the group.Three ANONYMOUS indivduals Went out into the field. They Aproched the craft and visauly exsamand the craft.The craft was about 300ft wide and 600ft long.It made no sounds of like a fuel engeine,It made a very faint huming and whisleing sound.I hung there in the sky for about 15 mins. The the sound of like fighter jet flow over,and the GrayMetallic craft took off with such speed and force it knocked the three young men onto the ground onknochous.