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Occurred : 10/17/2003 23:14 (Entered as : 10/17/2003 11:14)
Reported: 10/17/2003 10:35:30 PM 22:35
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: North Platte, NE
Shape: Circle
Duration:3 min
BRIGHT LIGHT CHASED BY AIRCRAFT.

WENT OUT SIDE AND LOOKED UP DUE WEST,NOTICED ALOT OF BLINKING AIRCRAFT LIGHTS.THOUGHT TO MYSELF THATS UNUSUAL FOR THIS AREA WE DONT GET MUCH AIR TRAFFIC HERE.AIRCRAFT WERE IN A FORMATION HEADING NORTH.LOOKED ABOVE AIRCRAFT AND AHEAD OF THEM AND NOTICED A CIRCLE OF YELLOWISH AND ORANGE LIGHT QUIET A BIT BIGGER THEN THE AIRCRAFT.IT THEN DAWNED ON ME THAT THE AIRC,WERE CHASING THIS LIGHT.THE LIGHT ACCELERATED AND CONTIUED NORTH .THEN IT STARTED GOING EAST.IT WAS RAPIDLY LEAVING AIRC BEHIND.I OPENED THE BACK DOOR AND HOLLERED AT THE GUYS AND FOUR CAME OUT TO SEE IT.THE LIGHT THEN SWUNG SOUTH AND APPEARED TO BE GOING EVEN FASTER.THERE WAS NOW NO SIGN OF ANY AIRC.THE LIGHT STAYED ON A SOUTHERN PATH UNTIL IT WAS TO FAR AND WENT INTO CLOUDS.THESE BY THE WAY WERE THE ONLY LITTLE PATCH OF CLOUDS VISIBLE TO US.REST OF THE NIGHT SKY WAS VERY CLEAR