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Occurred : 10/26/1986 13:30 (Entered as : 10/26/86 13:30)
Reported: 8/25/1998 01:34
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Decatur, IA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:10 seconds
It continued on straight path about 100' in air for about 8 seconds. then went straight up for about 2 seconds and out of sight.

It was like a rounded at he edge shaped triangular shaped object. It was about 30 feet long and a little wider. it was around 100' in the air. The weather was fair as far as I can remember. What caught my eye was that it wasn't moving fast like a plane while it was travling in a straight path but increased speed in a short time when it headed straight up. I was moving at the time getting ready to relocate in georgia. I was a minister and my wife is now a med/surgical director at our city's hospital and also teaches nursing in college. I have no doubt in what i saw. I was 30 years old at the time of the sighting and I will never forget it. I would also like to add that there were military craft flying in area several days before event and i not sure about after event. There was no military craft flying at the time of the sighting but military traffic was heavy days before. i