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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/18/2000 21:10 (Entered as : 09-18-00 21:10)
Reported: 9/18/2000 22:35
Posted: 9/21/2000
Location: Redding, CA
Shape: Flash
Duration: 30 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
seen 3 flashed disappared over horizon 30 seconds and very high rate of speed!!

Dark clear night, one bright flash, focused in that area 10 seconds later, second flash occured, when second flash disopated saw one faint orange pin point. focused on pin point another 10 seconds past and pin point ommitted third flash this signting occured from beginning to end in 30 seconds. then disappared over the horizon. It is difficult to judge altitude. but was not in outer-space. Note: I am pilot with extensive aviation background/knowledge.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke with this witness, and found him to be quite credible. He has extensive experience in the aviation industry, and emphasized that he had never seen anything similar to what he was witness to on this night. The object apparently appeared to be moving extremely fast. PD))