|Occurred : 11/16/2003 17:30 (Entered as : 11/16/2003 17:30)
Reported: 11/16/2003 4:57:10 PM 16:57
Location: Lawton, OK
Duration:about 30 mins
|2 crescent shaped lights moving and changing into "rockets" with red flames, and no white streaks behind them.
At about 5:30 PM, I was driving into Duncan, Oklahoma in Stephens County, heading straight west on Highway 7. The sun was setting, already below the horizon. Looking north of the setting sun, were two crescent shaped lights. fairly large, with the convex pointing down. As I watched, the two lights got closer together. I made a turn and lost sight of lights. When I turned west again, at about 5:37 PM, one light had turned around, changed shape into what looked like a rocket heading straight down towards Earth and the other craft. But there was no white streak behind it, and red flames coming from the back of the craft. (the red flame looked like magnesium burning, color-wise). Then as I watched, at about 5:40 PM, the second craft (which kept its crescent shape, and was stationary until now) changed into a rocket (also with no white streak behind it, and a red-magnesium burning flame) and headed straight up into the sky away from the other craft. these two flight paths continued until about 5:50 PM, when the second craft disappeared from view and the first craft changed its course to run parallel with the horizon. By 5:55 PM, the first craft had moved back up into the sky, and changed into a stationary bright light, looked like a star. Except that where it was stationary at, the sky was still light, not dark enough to see stars yet. By 6:20 PM, when I reached Lawton, Oklahoma, Comanche County, the light was still stationary, the sun had set completely, and I stopped watching.