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Occurred : 6/19/1997 20:30 (Entered as : 6/19/1997 20:30)
Reported: 10/18/2009 5:53:40 PM 17:53
Posted: 12/12/2009
Location: Cottonwood, AZ
Shape: Disk
Duration:30 minutes
Disc with amber lights seen near Verde River. Disc was accompanied by other unidentified objects.

Disc shaped object passed over Verde River bed going NE to W. It had amber colored lights on the bottom (witness drawing indicates 4 lights). A second sighting occurred on June 20, 1997 at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the morning, passing in front and over the witness' house. The object sparkled like a"diamond." Other witnesses to the June 19 sighting: Two neighbors, both retired military, observed the disc. They full moon revealed that the disc appeared to be made of some type of "metal." Windows on craft were dark. Other smaller objects seen blinking red and white (alternating).

A large iridescent red 'orb' object went across Mingus Mountain, which was also accompanied by the small objects with the red and white lights. Red 'orb' object went over the mountain and then popped back up again. The objects appeared to be "playing" with each other.