NUFORC Home Page
Web Report Indexes : by Event Date | by Location | by Shape | by Posting Date

National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/18/2003 03:30 (Entered as : 10/18/2003 3:30)
Reported: 10/18/2003 9:48:33 PM 21:48
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: Marion, AR
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
White lights race through the sky in clear daylight, fighters in persuit

First saw bright tadpole light in perfectly clear sky speeding from north to south, from horizon to overhead in 15 seconds, well up in atmosphere. As it got overhead, it slowed and came to stop, then proceded to make maneuvers in loops, forwards and backwards, stopped again and then raced off east. About 5 minutes later 3 F-16s arrived and circled in attack formation for approximately 15 minutes. Another 2 similar lights moved through the sky in similar patterns and directions over the next 2 hours after the first event.