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Occurred : 11/16/1999 19:07 (Entered as : 11/16/99 19:07)
Reported: 11/16/1999 18:28
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Mt. Weather, VA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:15 seconds
WITNESSED 3 EVENLY SPACED FIRE LANCES GOING FROM WEST TO EAST OVER THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

I AM A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE , I WORK AT MT. WEATHER IN VA, AND WHILE LEAVING WORK TONIGHT I SAW 3 EVENLY SPACED FIRE LANCES STREAKING AT A HIGH SPEED HEADING FROM WEST TO EAST HEADING OVER THE TOP OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. I ASSUMED THEY WERE PART OF THE METEORITE SHOWER THAT WAS PREDICTED TONIGHT UNTIL I SAY THEY DO A 90 DEGREE TURN TO THE NORTH ONE AFTER THE OTHER IN PERFECT SEQUENCE AND SEEM TO PICK UP SPEED AND HEAD OFF OUT OF SITE. I LOST SIGHT OF THEM BECAUSE OF THE TREE LINE. OUR SITE IS A CONTROLLED ACCESS SITE UNDER ARMED MILITARY GUARD, I FOUND IT INTERESTING THAT AS WE WERE LEAVING THE SECURTIY ACTIVITY INCREASED AROUND THE EXIT WHICH IS NEXT TO ONE OF THE LANDING PAD AREAS. AFTER I GOT OFF BASE THE ACTIVITY IN THE AIR SPACE ABOVE THE MOUNTAIN INCREASED, THERE WERE PLANES EVERYWHERE.