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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/21/2000 02:40 (Entered as : 5/21/00 2:40)
Reported: 5/22/2000 06:19
Posted: 6/6/2000
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 10 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Fiery object spotted east of New Symrna Beach, Florida.

This is a report on an object that fell due east of New Smyrna Beach on the afternoon of May 21, at 2:40 p.m., EST. Clear, bright and sunny day. The duration was about 5-10 seconds. The object shape was unknown, but it appeared to be on fire. It moved in a downward, zig-zag pattern before the fire went out. Fire yellow in color and bright. The smoke trail was very short and soon dissipated after the incident. No other aircraft or other objects were in the area at the time of the sighting.