|Occurred : 10/29/2000 17:00 (Entered as : 10/29/00 1700)
Reported: 10/30/2000 11:23
Location: Olympia, WA
|Fiery obj obs in daylight descent near I-5 in Olympia, Washington
WITN on I-5 obs 1 (one) object on a continuous downward trajectory east of freeway. It appeared to be burning up, almost flared out, and then flared up and then went out. WITN obs helipcopter (unk if military or civilian) that appeared to be headed in the direction that the obj was falling. Unk if impact occurred. Note that this was very bright and that it was mostly daylight when it occurred. WITN is well known to reporting party and has high reliability. While discussing the incident with WITN, we discussed the possibility that this could have been debris in decaying orbit burning up in atmosphere. Considered very probable. No further at this time. Unk if there were other witns.