NUFORC Sighting 23710

Occurred: 2002-07-04 22:45 Local
Reported: 2002-07-11 15:23 Pacific
Duration: 1/2 second
No of observers: 3

Location: Hillsboro, OR, USA

Shape: Fireball
Characteristics: Lights on object, Aura or haze around object, Left a trail

A bright flash of white light shot across the sky in an instant with no sound

It was like a flash through the sky. I didn't really have time to make out the exact shape of the object because it moved so fast. I have never in my life seen something move that fast and it was bright too. It left a bright streak in my vision, so that when I closed my eyes I could still see it. The other two witnesses saw something similiar, though there is some disagreement on the color of the light. I felt that it was a white light, and one of the other witnesses claims it was more yellowish. But we are all agreed on the fact that it flew from one end of the sky to another in half a second or even just a flash. It was like a bolt of lightning was shot horizontally across the sky. One other thing is that it made no sound. It is hard to say how far away it was from us, but it was definitely close enough to where if it was an airplane, we would have been able to hear the engine, but this thing made no sound whatsoever. Both of my witnesses are credible, reliable people with good jobs and nice families. This is


We presume that the witness implies an evening sighting. We have changed the time to 22:45 hrs.. PD

Posted 2002-07-26

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