NUFORC Sighting 135819

Occurred: 2017-08-21 02:30 Local
Reported: 2017-08-21 11:45 Pacific
Duration: 15-20 minutes
No of observers: 2

Location: Dateland, AZ, USA

Shape: Cone
Characteristics: Lights on object, Aura or haze around object, Changed Colo

Flashes of light cone object darting around the desert joined by multiple other objects

Approximately at 0230 just east of Dateland, AZ, there was a flash of white light that lit up the entire desert as if in broad daylight. My wife and I saw what appeared to be a cone shaped object in a hover off to the north of us probably a couple feet off the ground, it then disappeared as fast as we saw it and another flash happened about thirty seconds later over some hills further northwest probably 12-15 miles away.

As an aircraft maintainer in the armed forces, I knew this wasn't anything in our military's catalog of war machines.

My wife and I decided to pull off to get gas and get a better look in Tacna, AZ, about 10 minutes after the initial flashes. All the drive to said gas station we continued seeing this object come closer to the highway then move rapidly away.

At the gas station we noticed a weird hazy glow coming off of the object, which was still cone shaped with a green light vertically and white lights on the bottom.

As we were watching, about five other objects appeared as well all in an odd pattern in the Big Dipper constellation.

Posted 2017-08-24

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