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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/23/1999 18:15 (Entered as : 03/23/99 18:15:00)
Reported: 3/25/1999 06:21
Posted: 4/2/1999
Location: Cross Lanes, WV
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Noticed a very shiny object at a very high altitude that looked like a strange jet. It left a contrial and moved across the sky at about the same speed as a passenger plane

At 6:15 on Wednesday, 3/24/99, I was taking out the garbage. The sun was still shining. I looked up and noticed, what I thought was a very strange looking aircraft. I have an Air Force Intelligence background and I have never seen a plane like this. I ran inside and got binoculars to get a better look. The UFO, jet or whatever it was, was flying at about the same speed as a passenger jet, but was much larger than a regular jet. The object was a very highly polished silver. The only way I can describe it is like a cylider with what appeared to be two smaller cylinders attached to it slightly below. It looked like the fuselage of a jet, without wings and the jet engines (much larger than normal)attached to the bottom with a small piece of connecting material. It appeared to have a small canopy at the front of the craft. I observed it for at least 5 minutes until is flew out of view. There was no sound at all. I think it may have been an experimental aircraft.