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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/31/2005 20:30 (Entered as : 10/31/05 20:30)
Reported: 11/1/2005 9:20:58 AM 09:20
Posted: 11/3/2005
Location: Greensboro, MD
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 2 X 1 Minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
At about 8:30 EST on 10/31/05 Something lit up the sky and fell towards Earth as a fireball with a long firery trail behind it

On 10/31/05 at approximately 20:30, we (my wife & I) spotted what looked like a large shooting star that came down from the South-Eastern sky really fast and hard but looked like it came down and hit the treeline.

Approx. 10-15 minutes later at 20:45 another object hit the South-Eastern atmosphere and lit up the night sky (as if a big lightning storm), left fragmented "burning" pieces around in the sky then as the object came towards the ground it had a large firey trail behind it that took about 2 minutes to dispate even though the object had obviously come down and hit the ground a distance away.

At approx. 20:50 we spotted about 20 military helicopters flying in a semi-circular pattern above the general area that we were driving in and they were all maintaining a strict fixed line as if they were blanketing the whole area as to not miss anything.

Having gotten home about 21:10 in Henderson, MD we called some friends and they too saw something like I just described- a trucker friend of mine saw it in Virgina and other truckers were reporting seeing in South Carolina, another friend saw it in North Carolina.