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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/23/2004 18:30 (Entered as : 07/23/1904 18:30)
Reported: 7/27/2004 11:01:36 AM 11:01
Posted: 8/11/2004
Location: Cleveland/Toledo (between), PA
Shape: Cigar
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Driving toward Toldeo Ohio around 7:30 pm, sun just beginning to set. My girlfriend ((name deleted)) and I noticed a small cylindrical shaft of bright white slowly ascending in the sky before us. The object was positioned in front of a low lying dark cloud and allowed us to gauge distance and direction better than if it were only a clear sky. After ascending for a few minutes the object simply faded away, though not within the cloud or behind any obstruction. It simply dissolved. Object left no trail. A minute later a hellicopter flew out to roughly the same spot then turned and flew back in the direction it came. I've never seen a ufo before, I probably never will again, but this was definitely not an airplane or bird or reflection of the sun. It was a tangible something-or-other that had us both entranced.