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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/1/1995 17:00 (Entered as : 08/01/95 17:00)
Reported: 1/6/2019 6:58:34 PM 18:58
Location: Anchorage, AK
Duration: 12 seconds
Characteristics: The object made a sound, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|Saw a silver sphere that moved slowly, gradually picking up speed, moving from north to south.
I was taking out trash at the end of my shift and having a cigarette. I heard a hissing sound, almost like something was releasing an air brake (though not as sharp and loud). I looked up and saw a silver sphere about 50 feet over a field across the highway from me, at approximately 100 yards away.
The sphere moved slowly and gradually picked up speed, going from north to south. It took 10-12 seconds to go from where I first saw it until it vanished from sight to the south. I could see the ground reflected on the bottom of the sphere as it flew by. I seem to recall two jet fighters chasing after it almost immediately after it began acceleration.
This isn't the first or the last time I've seen UFOs, just the more memorable one because of the jet fighters.
((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))