|Occurred : 4/28/2000 21:00 (Entered as : 04/28/00 21:00)
Reported: 5/15/2000 19:42
Location: Seattle, WA
|Fireball flying from SW to NE. Appeared white hot with "chunks" of burning material trailing. Round, very large or very low. Very fast, horizontal flight. About size of thumbnail of my outstretched hand. No accompanying sound. Disappeared over tree tops.
I am a CPA. That night I was working late preparing month end reports. On the way home I was entering onto 599 eastbound from the East Marginal Way on ramp. Just as I crested the hill of the on ramp a "white" ball flew over my car from back to front. I could see burning chunks of material trailing behind it. It was traveling very fast and appeared to be very low. I recall thinking to myself that it was either very low or very large. I felt that it was too low to completely burn up. I expected it to hit the ground but realized it was traveling horizontal. It appeared white hot to me. There was no accompanying sound that I can recall. However, I did have my radio on.
P.S. I reported this sighting to Peter on the Ernie Brown Show, KOMO Radio.