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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/8/2002 03:16 (Entered as : 010802 0316Z)
Reported: 1/17/2002 3:38:10 PM 15:38
Posted: 1/29/2002
Location: Calgary (Canada), AB
Shape: Light
Duration: 1-2 seconds
I am a Flight Engineer with a Canadian frieght company.We had just taken off on runway 280 and were climbing out on the runway heading.We were at a angle of appro 10 degrees and at about 4000 ft when I noticed a flash of light going from N to S in approx a horozontal plane.It was very brief sighting.After we had got the A/C cleaned up and were on our heading to Winnepeg I mentioned to the captain did you see that and he replied yes.The F/O who was doing the T/O was on instruments and never saw anything.We talked about it and decided it was a meteor.It was not lighting as it was a clear sky and temp just below freezing.When we got back to Edmonton Alberta I phoned the Calgary control tower but they had no other reports.I was reading the report on the New Mexico sighting so this is why I submitted this report as this would have been around about the time.One other thing the color was blue and there did not appear to be any tail just a very fast spreak of light.

((NUFORC Note: The time is given in Universal time, so we presume the date is also consistent with Universal time. Hence, the event apparently occurred on the evening of January 07, 2002, at approximately 2316 hrs. (local). PD))