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Occurred : 8/16/2004 01:00 (Entered as : 08/16/2004 1:00)
Reported: 8/16/2004 12:03:49 AM 00:03
Posted: 8/24/2004
Location: Plainfield, IL
Shape: Flash
Duration: 3 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
Flash in the sky in Plainfield, IL

I was driving home from a friends house when I took a wrong turn down a farm road. I turned around and continued driving. I noticed that all of the sudden it got brighter everywhere. I looked up at the sky to see a flash that engulfed my entire field of vision. It looked like a lighting strike but the sky was totally clear and there was no bolt. It was just a flash centered in one area of the sky. For anyone familiar with Plainfield I was near the intersection of county line and theodore.