NUFORC Sighting 3440

Occurred: 1998-04-03 18:45 Local
Reported: 1998-04-04 00:00 Pacific
Duration: 5-10 seconds
No of observers: 0

Location: Fairfax (GMU campus), VA, USA

Shape: Oval

Observed bright object moving FAST. Many others witnessed the event on George Mason University campus while we were waiting to enter the Patriot Center for an Ice Skating program.

Blue-green "ball or oval" with white around it. No smoke or noise. Below upper cloud level but disappeared behind (or into) a lower cloud layer. Came from west to east about 30 degrees above horizon. It traversed about 130 degree arc in level "flight" in 5-10 seconds (or less). I'm a private pilot with multiple academic degrees. Not a ... whatever! I have never seen anything like this before! This is just FYI to add to others that may have reported the same thing. Called Washington Post, local TV stations, the FBI and local police. No one knew who to call, and they were not interested!

Posted 1999-01-28

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