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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/19/1999 07:00 (Entered as : 3-19-99 7:00)
Reported: 3/21/1999 09:35
Posted: 4/2/1999
Location: Chicago (Hwy. 531), IL
Shape: Other
Duration: 45sec.
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
I viewed object heading west moveing very fast.Craft then changed direction heading east,craft again changed direction moved straight up.

I was Heading north on rt.53 I noticed an object in the sky heading west moveing fast. Haveing airports to the n.east(O`hare)and east -(Midway) and even a small airport to the west.

Air traffic is always present in this area. when object quickly reversed direction heading east I knew right away that this was ordinary aircraft.

As object moved east it then changed direction heading straight up disappearing as it left my range of sight.

I also notice an airline just to the east of the object approx.20 miles distance. Object appeared to be a sphere and silver colored.