NUFORC Sighting 107097

Occurred: 2014-02-12 20:40 Local
Reported: 2014-02-12 20:41 Pacific
Duration: 5 minutes
No of observers: 4

Location: Missoula, MT, USA

Shape: Fireball

8 flaming red lights moving across the sky

I received a phone call from my brother that there were strange lights in the sky.

I immediately ran outside and had a look. I witnessed 4 bright "flaming" red lights moving from west to east across the sky. They were in random positions and seemed to slowly fade out of sight when they disappeared from view. Some were moving more vertical and some more horizontal than others.

The objects were traveling at least as fast or faster than any commercial aircraft I see in the area. As these first 4 objects were moving and fading from sight at different times, 2 more came up over the horizon and followed a similar path.

My brother pulled up at this moment and we watched the objects as he filmed one with his camera. The footage did not turn out very well due to lighting and camera quality. Another 2 objects came up over the horizon from a different position approximately 5 miles away fro where the others originated and moved over the sky on my other side. I had to turn 180 degrees to watch them.

I got my neighbors outside and they got to see the last one as well. The objects maintained a steady trajectory with only a smooth change from vertical to horizontal. As far as backgrounds my brother and I are both college educated civilians.

Posted 2014-02-14

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