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Occurred : 12/1/2001 22:25 (Entered as : 12/01/01 2225)
Reported: 12/1/2001 9:06:10 PM 21:06
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Kansas City, MO
Shape: Other
Duration:1 minute plus
Large area of bright objects with falling across the atmosphere from Southwest to Northeast in Missouri above Kansas City

We saw several large bright white objects with trails of redish gold sparkle. It looked like a satellite I saw fall across the sky several years ago. It went from Southwest to Northeast and lasted for over a minute.I contacted Columbia Flight Service Station in Missouri and they said they had had one other report from Someone in Maryville Missouri with the same description. I am a Pilot and Instructor and felt obligated to report it.

((NUFORC Note: We suspect the witness is describing the re-entry event that occurred at approximately 2120 hrs. (Mountain) on Saturday, December 01, 2001. Please see following URL for details: <http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast03dec_1.htm?list49634>. PD))