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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/3/2020 03:15 (Entered as : 05-03-20 3:15)
Reported: 5/5/2020 8:06:13 PM 20:06
Posted: 6/25/2020
Location: Panama City (beach), FL
Shape: Changing
Duration: 50 MINUTES
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
without binoculars it was bright and interesting. with binoculars, i started to see more than i wanted to see.

May 3, 2020 at 3:15am Trieste Community in Panama City Beach, FL It started when i looked out of my window and saw a bright light..originally thought it was a medevac heli that i see often in middle of night .i always pull up flightaware when I see it....flightaware always shows it leaving one of the hospitals in town for either the Destin hospital or Pensacola…i opened a different app called RADAR24 this showed nothing in the sky ..i ruled the medevac out fast..actually I remember ruling out pretty much everything that I thought it could be due based on how it moved around..never seen anything like it. . at times it would move like a helicopter..then circle like a plane would circle…i have been into planes my entire life..during the day I can tell you what type of plane is flying overhead at 30,000 ft...this thing was out of the ordinary..(the way it moved) did 2 or 3 circles like you would see an airliner circle…then it did a slow dive before going back to the same position… This had been going on for 20 minutes..i was able to find some binoculars.. i could actually see shapes with an outline…but the shapes would change as it moved around. at first it was a triangle with a bright spot in the middle…at some point it looked like a bright light with a big circle shape below..

at one point it started to leave but came back..when it did leave, it went away fast. about 20 seconds before i lost sight …during that 20 seconds, there were 2 bright lights on it…one on each side.…almost looked like “cartoon” speed….compared to how it was moving until that point…. it never returned.