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Occurred : 3/23/1998 18:45 (Entered as : 23/03/98 18.45GMT)
Reported: 3/27/1998 01:04
Posted: 3/4/2003
Location: Lichfield (near); Staffordshire (UK/England),
Shape: Cigar
Golden cigar tail fin, motionless in sky, high elevation, sudden brilliant flash of light preceding total disappearance. Viewed from car travelling east towards Lichfield U.K.

Car travelling eastwards towards Lichfield U.K. about 18.45 GMT night had fallen. An elongated golden cigar shaped object with distinct tail fin was seen motionless at quite a high elevation out of front windscreen. Object appeared to witness to be about 5 inches long and at some distance away. Witness drove on keeping object in view ahead of her. After about 2 minutes there was a very bright flash of light like localized lightening and the object completely vanished.