|Occurred : 9/4/2006 21:30 (Entered as : 9/4/06 21:30)
Reported: 9/6/2006 12:44:51 PM 12:44
Location: Omaha, NE
|White light flies over Omaha
Monday (9/04/06) evening I had stepped into my brothers backyard with his 18 month old daughter in my arms. It was dark and the moon was high and to the left as I faced south.
As soon as I stepped out of the house, the first thing I saw was not the moon, but a very bright, fast moving, white light in the sky. It was as bright as the moon and at first I thought it was the police helicopter with it's searchlight on.
It took only seconds for me to realize that was not what I was seeing. My niece, whom I do not count as a witness due to her age, could not stop pointing at it.
Once I realized this was no ordinary craft, I yelled in the house for my brother to come out and see it. In doing so, I alerted the entire house. In all, 4 adults, an eleven year old, and my 18 month old niece all saw the phenomena.
The light moved across the sky from west to east. It moved in a fairly quick, yet consistent speed. It only varied course slightly when it appeared to be manuevering to it's left and right.
In all, the light was visible for about 1 minute. At it's end, it disolved into the distance.
We then stayed outside for about half an hour to "star gaze". In that half an hour we saw several commercial flights at various elevations, a satellite in orbit, and the police helicopter did fly over (without searchlight)and was obvious to us that if the helicopter did fly over we would have definately heard it.
Ruling those things out, we came to two possibile conclussions; 1 )it was an outer worldly craft, 2) being that we live in Omaha, we are accustomed to seeing craft from the S.A.C. airforce base (B-2 Steaths, fighter jets, etc...). However, this craft made no banking turn to where the base would be located and seemed to dissapear once it passed the moon.
We are fairly certain that this was no government aircraft and are just curious to see if you have heard of any similar reportings in this area.
This was my second personal encounter, the first took place in 1990 and was no where near as i! mpressive.
Thank you for your time.