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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/8/2022 01:30 (Entered as : 09/08/2022 1:30 AM)
Reported: 9/7/2022 8:17:33 PM 20:17
Posted: 9/9/2022
Location: Gatlinburg, TN
Shape: Disk
Duration: 15 mins
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were electrical or magnetic effects
Bright round light appeared and disappeared shot into atmosphere then a bolt of lightning lit up sky

Aircraft appeared then disappeared light would get bright then dim would move quickly disappear then it shot straight up into atmosphere immediately following a bolt of lightning lit up sky then torrential downpour of rain and cell phone screen was affected