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Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/4/2018 13:00 (Entered as : 01/04/2018 13:00)
Reported: 8/2/2018 9:52:31 PM 21:52
Posted: 8/10/2018
Location: In-flight sighting, WY
Shape: Oval
Duration:7-8 minutes
Enormous craft, seen by 4 people, at 55,000 ft, from the window of a private plane.

On January 4th, 2018, my husband and I were on a private jet flying from Seattle, Washington to Lakeland, Florida. There were four people on the flight, the pilot, the co-pilot, my husband and myself. There were multiple small screens in the cabin that showed a map of the U.S., the planes location, flight path, altitude and air speed.

About 1:00 pm we were flying over Wyoming. Our altitude was 45,000 ft and air speed was around 520 mph. The sky was a crystal clear blue and we were the only thing in the sky that was visible. I was sitting in my seat on the left hand side of the plane looking out of the window when something to my upper left hand side field of vision caught my eye.

Sitting there, just as plain as day, was an absolutely enormous craft of some kind. It was a dark dull grey in color, disc shaped with a dome on top and underneath. The domes were almost as tall as the craft was wide. I remember thinking that it looked rather “clumsy”. It appeared to be motionless with no apparent lights, exhaust or gasses. Again, I want to emphasize the size of the thing. Allowing for a distance of 3 to 4 miles from us it must have been at least 2 football fields wide and almost the same in height. Once again, I must emphasize how completely out of place it looked. Beautiful light blue sky all the way to the horizon, and then this “thing” just hanging there in the sky. Try to imagine if you tied two battleships together, squished them into the shape I described, and hung it up in the middle of the sky at 55,000 feet! I called my husband to hurry over and have a look. We both stared at it speechless for about a minute absolutely transfixed.

He then rushed up to the flight deck and told the pilot and co-pilot to come and look. There we all were, dumbstruck looking out of the plane’s windows at something that looked totally foreign and out of place. We asked if they knew what it might be or if they had ever seen anything remotely like it before. Keep in mind, these were two seasoned experienced pilots who had flown for a very respectable company for many years. They said they had absolutely no idea what it was and that they had never seen anything like it before. We all continued to watch it as our plane passed underneath it and eventually left it behind.

The rest of the flight was uneventful. Oh, we did ask the pilots if they were going to report seeing the craft and they said absolutely not. More than their jobs were worth I guess.


((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with the source of the report, and she seemed to us to be eloquent, sincere, and sober-minded. We suspect she is a highly reliable witness. We have requested more information. PD)