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Occurred : 8/16/2014 21:45 (Entered as : 08.16.1024 21:45)
Reported: 8/16/2014 8:04:12 PM 20:04
Posted: 8/22/2014
Location: Hanover, PA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1 minute
Bright red sphere sighted near Mason-Dixon Line.

Just prior to the sighting, a CH-47 military helicopter flew by going north to south, at a low altitude. CH-47s are seen here occasionally, but not at a low altitude like this one.

Immediately, after the helicopter passed out of view, a silent, red fireball sped by traveling west to east at a right angle to the path of the copter. It appeared to travel at a level altitude and at a constant speed.

It did not appear to be a Chinese lantern. It was about the size of a thumb nail at arms length.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))