|Occurred : 7/23/2014 17:30 (Entered as : 07/23/2014 17:30)
Reported: 7/24/2014 10:42:53 AM 10:42
Location: Reading, KS
|Fighter jet seemed to be dispatched to intercept a flying object based on direction of jet sound and object going opposite direction.
After arriving at Lyon County State Fishing Lake, I exited my vehicle and immediately heard what sounded like a sonic boom, but not as loud.
I then heard what I thought was a fighter jet on an easterly heading because the sound seemed to go west to east.
I looked up and saw an object that appeared to be flying at a high rate of speed and heading west. It was only visible for minute or less, but the sound of what I thought was a fighter jet heading east was still apparent and I perceived the sound to be going east.
The object heading west was not a light but looked metallic and I couldn't tell what the shape was because it was, what appeared to be, miles high and I didn't have binoculars. In the past I had heard of fighter jets being scrambled to investigate and try to intercept unidentified flying objects, and this was almost an immediate thought.
I feel our military was scrambled to investigate something or I did not perceive things the right way.