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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/1/2022 06:08 (Entered as : 02/01/2022 6:08 AM)
Reported: 2/2/2022 1:17:07 PM 13:17
Posted: 3/4/2022
Location: Cave Springs, AR
Shape: Cross
Duration: 5-10 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
X or Plus Sign shape moveing slow and silent upward angle

I left my house between 6:07 to 6:08 AM. I turned North onto Sands Road and noticed what I initially thought was an airplane. They are extremely common as we are close to XNA airport. However, this was a very odd and large X or + (plus sign) shape. It was moving slow, just below cloud level at a slight upward angle heading North - Northwest. I watched the craft enter into the cloud layer and disappear inside. I heard no sounds of jet or prop-driven aircraft. I turned West onto Wallis Road trying to continue to view its path and turned left (South) back into the housing development main entrance. There were no vehicles present in any direction. I continued around and stopped to try to recover my view but it was gone. I was awestruck and didn't have the presence of mind or time (since it disappeared so quickly) to get out my phone for a video or photo capture.

I am an aircraft enthusiast, and this was not an aircraft.

The Crafts' top 2 outstretched "arms" (for lack of a better description) of the craft had (1) light at the end (white). The very center of the "X" or + (plus sign) had a RED LIGHT. The 2 Lower arms had 2 lights each (on each arm). I have made a couple of Drawings (included here) of the shape to define as best as possible, what it appeared like.

It was much too large to be a drone. (This craft would have been between 50 to 100 feet in dimension. )

It was not LifeFlight, helicopter, Osprey or other military craft. The craft was silent. Nothing was audible.

(I wanted to try to debunk what I saw, so I downloaded and checked Flightpath 24 software to my phone. There were 3 flights between 6 AM and about 6:15 am. None of the flight paths were over my home that morning. The closest path was several miles south. I completed a screen recording of the flight paths to try to disprove what I had just seen, but it just reinforced the reality of it. )

Background: I am a Senior Director of Business Development in consumer goods, in my 50's. I am analytical with data insight knoiwledge and skills, as well as a minor degree in computer science.