|Occurred : 3/1/2013 22:05 (Entered as : 03/01/13 10:05)
Reported: 3/1/2013 8:04:01 PM 20:04
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
|An orange-reddish light was seen over Virginia Beach.
Me and my mother were in our car, driving back home when I spotted a strange light in the sky, hovering over a field to the left of the road. I alerted my mom, who pulled into the left turn lane and opened the window.
The light had a reddish halo when initially spotted, however it faded away into a single bright orange light. It made no sound throughout the entire encounter. It remained like this for about 15 seconds, then started to move ESE over a suburb. It seemed to float, effortlessly for about 10 seconds.
We took the left turn and followed as close as we could on this road, and then it paused again. We saw the reddish halo for about 3 seconds, then it concentrated into the orange light.
After about 10 seconds, the light then seemed to change directions and move South. This time it moved much quicker, and the movement seemed more forced.
It got smaller, and it was difficult to tell how far away it was at this point. It then faded away and seemed to disappear into the clouds.
((NUFORC Note: We suspect an evening sighting, and have amended the time above, to reflect that fact. We attempted to contact the witness, but were unable to do so. PD))