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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/21/2016 11:30 (Entered as : 01/21/2016 11:30)
Reported: 1/21/2016 9:14:45 AM 09:14
Posted: 1/23/2016
Location: Asheville, NC
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 30 seconds
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
I'm a mailman in Asheville, NC.

At 11:30 am, I witnessed a seemingly round craft flying west to east in the sky directly above me. I saw it for approximately 30 seconds and in the blink of an eye it disappeared. It left little to no trail behind it like you would see coming from a jet.

After it disappeared, at least 7 jets moving in rapid succession, flew in all directions as if they were looking for the object.

Right now it is 12:12 pm and jets are still flying overhead as I'm typing this.

My friend who is also a ((deleted--public employee)) in downtown Asheville witnessed the same thing as we talked on the phone.