|Occurred : 10/16/2014 22:30 (Entered as : 10/16/2014 22:30)
Reported: 10/17/2014 10:00:12 AM 10:00
Location: Wichita, KS
|Meteor type object that made a 180 degree change in direction at amazing speed.
My fiancé and I were sitting in the back yard facing West near Kellogg and Ridge Rd enjoying the evening and a fire I had lit in our fire pit. We were layer back in zero gravity chairs watching the fire and looking up towards the sky. I noticed what seemed to be a falling star and got her attention to look up at it. As it moved from the North kind of in a South-West Direction it got brighter as a normal meteor would when it breaches the earths atmosphere. It was moving at an incredible rate of speed as most meteors do. Out of nowhere, the object did a complete 180 degree turn and started heading in a due North direction. When I saw this I yelled at my fiancé who was also watching it. I was excited and started explaining that meteors don't just change direction. I don't think she quite grasped how important and significant this was. I continued to watch it and it bobbled in the sky (like a line on a heart monitor would blip downward) but still mainta! ined the same speed. I lost it behind a tree and never regained sight of it again. I work as a supervisor in the aircraft industry and have even worked on military aircraft. This was not a plane. I am not saying it is alien in origin, but nothing I have ever seen moves that fast and changes direction as quickly as this did. If I had to venture a guess I would say it is possible it is some sort of military project not yet brought to light, but honestly I am dumb-founded by it. I told my lifelong friends, and they just kind of snickered. I am not the type of person who would make up stories. I know what I saw. Until last night I never really payed to much interest in these sorts of things, but I would love to find an answer as to what it was. I will continue to watch the sky at night.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))