|Occurred : 11/21/2006 01:00 (Entered as : 11/21/06 1:00)
Reported: 11/21/2006 1:12:46 PM 13:12
Location: Union City, NJ
|A bright light falls from the sky over New Jersey.
At 1:02 am on November 21, 2006 I saw something fall from the sky.
I was smoking on my fireescape outside my window when something caught my attention. A bright ball of light fell through a dense group of clouds.
It was bright white and had a smokey tail. There was a bright green coloring throughout the tail. The ball was a little smaller than a quarter and bigger than a nickel when held at arm's length. That's the best way I can describe the size of it.
I have never seen anything quite like it. I was in the military from 2001 to 2004 and have seen all sorts of aircrafts. This object looked like a flare shooting down from the clouds. Except it didn't fall straight down, it fell at an angle.
It burned very bright for about 5 or 6 seconds before it disappeared. I've seen flares dropped from an aircraft before and this definitely wasn't one of them. I've seen lots of shooting stars overseas and this definitely wasn't a shooting star.
When I saw this object I was very startled. I actually ducked. I thought a plane had been shot down for a moment.
But then I noticed that it wasn't falling straight down but moving at a downward angle at a high rate of speed.
I've never seen anything quite like it and I have no logical explanation for it.