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Occurred : 12/26/2005 11:18 (Entered as : 12/26/2005 11:18)
Reported: 12/26/2005 10:57:43 AM 10:57
Posted: 2/14/2006
Location: Scottsdale/Phoenix, AZ
Shape: Other
Duration:30 seconds
Odd craft in broad daylight, amidst departing airliners

Tech. info wittness location: lat 33.51272°N/lon 111.91513°W. Conditions clear, no wind, very high thin spotty clouds, mostly con-trails from fly over airliners all headding west.

Event start location: lat 33.44880°N/lon 111.96010°W Event end location: lat 33.57419°N/lon 111.75161°W Craft was gaining altitude and simply vanishied in a cloudless portion of sky while 4 departing airliners were still visible.

Duration 30-40 seconds.

Not quite cylinder or cigar shape but close. I was outside smoking and watching the holiday airliners leaving phoenix sky harbor. I had watched 4 airliners take off. Today's departure flight path was east co-insiding with craft's flight path.

Craft exhibited odd flight behavior different from airliners I had just seen and no exhaust trail. 3 visible lights yellow/white, laser like red and luminous blue, 3 locations on craft: nose or front end of craft, mid craft and aft end. first the nose light then the mid light then the aft x2. Speed seemed much faster than airliners, direction of travel coupled with location of sun in relation to my location, the lights should'nt have been reflections from the sun nor as bright, as I had not seen even a glint off the airliners or any marker/landing lights. The craft was silent and the 4 airliners where quite audible and exhaust trials visble.