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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/11/1999 17:30 (Entered as : July 11, 1999 1730 hrs)
Reported: 8/1/1999 00:53
Posted: 8/10/1999
Location: Baileys Cross Roads (just outside Wash DC), VA
Shape: Oval
Duration: 15 mins
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
sighting of 4 oval objects that did not look like balloons or aircraft

July 11th, at approximately 5-6pm, I and a friend were sunning ourselves at a pool at Baileys Cross Roads, VA... I can see the pentagon from my friend's balacony. At approximately 1730 hrs I opened my eyes and looked into the sky. It was sunny and the sky was clear blue with scattered levels noctilucent clouds. I could easily see jets passing at 30K feet, and birds flying through the lower scattered clouds. Visibility was good - excellent. While gazing into the sky, I saw what appeared to be 4 light/shiny colored objects that were enlongated oval in shape...they appeared to be way up there. They were traveling in north to south direction, as a group, moving slow and smoothly, at speeds that varied with each one. The prevaling wind was pushing clouds in a east-west direction. These objects did not appear to be high altitude or retail. Throughout my life, from time to time, I have observed helium balloons in flight until they disappeared. These objects did not look like balloons. One would slowly catch up with the other and another would seem to slow down. My friend also watched the objects and thought they were balloons. Then again, I'm not sure if he believes in UFO like myself. Over the course of 15 mins, we watched the objects continue to move and finally, disappear. End of report...