The FBI, FAA and U.S. Air Force are investigating a mystery in the skies over Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas. Swarms of drones have been spotted there — sometimes in formation. But who’s flying them?
For the last week, Michelle Eckert has spotted a high-flying, night-time mystery above her rural northern Colorado home. She has seen drones, sometimes a dozen or more with wingspans 6 feet wide.
“The sky is lit up with Christmas lights basically,” she told CBS News. “There’s lights and things flying all over. It reminded me of something from a movie.”
Sheriff’s departments across the border area of three states have been flooded with at least 30 reports since mid-December.
“I think whomever is responsible for it will probably have some answering to do to the general public,” Sheriff Steve Reams of Weld County, Colorado, said.
On Monday, dozens of agencies met and established a task force with the FBI, FAA and the Air Force. But they’re no closer to an answer. The military and local companies have denied responsibility.
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