|Occurred : 8/23/2016 19:00 (Entered as : 08/23/16 19:00)
Reported: 9/2/2016 10:36:50 AM 10:36
Location: Gila Bend, AZ
|Lights in the sky
I'm a truck driver. When traveling South on the Phoenix Bypass (85), I saw in front and above me two lights that at first made me think of the copper vapor lights seen at prisons such as the one I was approaching. I thought they were on really tall poles though and maybe they were just too high for that. One was lower and to the left of the other. The distance apart I estimated to be 50 to 100 feet. They moved steadily with me and disappeared.
Ten to fifteen minutes later at a steady 68mph, I saw them again to the East of me. They were descending slowly and just off center and to the right of the lower light I could see smoke trailing. It again disappeared on me but I thought maybe due to a hill or other obstruction as it was at least a mile away. It was moonless and very dark in the desert so I figured to see all kinds of activity where it went down. I never did see anything out in that vast darkness.