UFO Sighting in Archie, MO.

Sighting Basics

Case Number 83869
Date of the Sighting 2017-05-20 21:00
Date Submitted 2017-05-20 23:30 (Reported Same Day)
Time Zone America/Chicago
Source MUFON
Summary Saw rapidly flashing lights in sky over the lees summit/independence area,
Tags landing lights flash

Sighting Location

City Archie
Region Missouri
Coutntry United States
Postal Code 64720
Latitude 38.46285
Longitude -94.41724
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance Over One Mile
Alititude Over 500 Feet (no cloudcover)
Sighting Duration 00:01:10
Object Features Unknown
Object Flight Path Straight-line path
Object Shape Unknown

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 1797 other sightings in Missouri
• There have been no other sightings in Archie
• There has been one other sighting in the postal code 64720
• There have been 44 other sightings near Archie
• There were no other sightings in or near Archie on 2017-05-20

Sighting Details

While walking out in the side yard of the farm i noticed an object flashing lights very quickly. the order of the flashing appeared to be random. the lights were red, white and blue/green. the object was moving at a high rate of speed in a southernly direction. i went in to shut the chicken coop. approximately 5 minutes later i looked for the object and could not find it. as i walked back to the house i saw the object, now to the west, at approximately the same altitude. it appeared as about the same intrinsic size as when i first spotted it. when i say one object. i am assuming that the object i saw in the west was the same object i saw a few minutes earlier in the east. it appeared that the object was over the lees summit area. but without any point of reference i can only say that it was in that general direction. when i say the object appeared to be moving at a high rate of speed, it coved an arc of the horizon of about 15 degrees in less than 10 seconds. i was a weapons technician in the air force for 8 years. a weapons crew chief for 5 years. i worked on f-4’s, f-15’s, a-10’s, f106’s, t33 & t38 aircraft. i also had the opportunity to observe a ife landing by an sr71 in the mid 1970’s. i do know aircraft. while not familiar with all possible configurations of aircraft, i do recognize a plane or helicopter or blimp, over an unknown.

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