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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 3/8/1994 19:15 (Entered as : 03/08/1994 19:15)
Reported: 1/24/2007 8:40:33 PM 20:40
Location: Seattle (University District), WA
Duration: 5 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Young man and girlfriend witness an intensely bright object streak across the night sky, followed by a second identical object.
On this particular date, Tuesday, March 08, 1994, I decided to drop by the Last Exit on Brooklyn coffee house, where I was a frequent denizen and patron.
When I entered the establishment, a male patron there, whom I knew well by that time, hailed me over to his table, stating that he wanted to tell me something unusual. He was surprisingly animated, and seemed quite excited by what it was that had just happened to him and his girlfriend.
The two of them proceeded to describe how they had been walking north on the east side of University Avenue, and just south of NE 50th, when they witnessed an intensely bright fireball streaking across the night sky, at approximately 7:15 (??) p.m. (Pacific). They witnessed the object, which was as bright as a welder's torch, streak across the clear night sky, make several abrupt, almost instantaneous, turns, and then streak to the east, or southeast, disappearing from their view behind a building.
A moment later, they witnessed a second, identical, object performe a similar maneuver across the sky, and apparently follow approximately the flight path of the first object.
I am certain of the date of the event, but I am uncertain as to the exact time of the sighting.
The male witness to this event was interviewed by an ABC news camera team in January 2005, and he appears in the ABC special, entitled "UFO's: Seeing is Believing." I consider the witness to be highly credible, and the incident was reported to me perhaps within minutes of its occurrence.
Neither of the two witnesses was aware of the dramatic sighting that occurred that same night over Lake Michigan, and perhaps at approximately the same time as the sighting over the University District in Seattle.
((NUFORC Note: Report submitted by Peter Davenport, Director, National UFO Reporting Center, on behalf of the witnesses. Also, this event occurred at the same time that a Michigan State Patrol Officer was witnessing a cluster of unidentified objects over Lake Michigan, as they were also being observed on weather radar by a radar operator at a U. S. National Weather Service station. PD))