|Occurred : 6/26/2004 23:00 (Entered as : 06/26/2004 23:00)
Reported: 6/28/2004 10:04:06 PM 22:04
Location: Sagamore Hills, OH
|Unidentified aerial event at night. One large ball of flame and 3 smaller blue diamond shaped flames.
Unidentified aerial event at night. We are located almost between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. There was no cloud cover at this time. At a bonfire our neighbor pointed to the northern horizon where we saw a large orange ball of flame, much like a meteor, moving across the sky surrounded/trailed by 3 smaller blue flames that looked like the signatures of fighter jets. They were moving extremely fast from west to what may have been east by southeast. Based on our position it appeared as if it could have come from northwest of Cleveland but that is hard to say. We all moved to the next yard to get a better look and it appeared as if the blue flames were slowly moving position around the orange ball of flame much like an escort. The orange ball of flame appeared to keep a straight path while moving across the sky. After about 5-10 minutes it disappeared in the southeast sky from where it came into our view. It didn't appear that any of the objects were coming downward at all but stayed at the same height. We heard no engine noises from these objects even though they were very prominent. About 10 minutes after we lost sight of the objects a loud jet flew by heading in the same direction. The discouraging thing is that we didn't have a video camera nearby and there was nothing on the local news about over the next two days.
It would be nice to find out what the heck that was.