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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/17/1999 22:18 (Entered as : 9/17/99 22:18)
Reported: 9/17/1999 22:31
Posted: 10/2/1999
Location: Council Bluffs, IA
Shape: Flash
Duration: 2 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
While driving home from school in Council Bluffs down Interstate 80 I observed a bright flash that streaked across the sky a great distance. It went dark for a split second then lit up again and continued extremly fast across the sky before disappearing. I think it was a meteor, but have never seen one skip across the sky like that. Was an impressive sight. Only lasted about 2 seconds.