|Occurred : 7/31/2005 15:15 (Entered as : 07/31/2005 15:15)
Reported: 8/1/2005 4:15:58 PM 16:15
Location: Puyallup, WA
|We watched the object hovering for about 12 minutes when it streaked out of sight, it was alarming
Approximately 3:15PM while at my friends home, I was directed by her to an object in the sky. Clear blue skies with no visible clouds was the background to the object we became curious about.
It was too far up or away to make out a shape but, I went to get her binoculars & through them was able to distinguish it as Silver object with a bright Turf Green & red-orange light. It's location was North-East of the home & we looked up at it at an approximate 45-50* angle.
We thought it was a hot air balloon but thought it was odd for it to be so high. It seemed to just hover at the same altitude & location for 8-10 minutes from when we spotted it then it began to get smaller or further away for a couple minutes becoming harder to find when we looked away but, still visible without the binoculars. A small jet passed flying Northwest almost intersecting our view of the object & then shortly after that a commercial jet flying higher & a similar direction passed both giving us the impression that the object was both further away & at a higher altitude.
About 12-13 minutes into the sighting the object streaked out of my sight (One thousand Two) & it was gone. T his really startled me since I had resolved myself to this object being a balloon.
Its direction of exit was downward to my right at approximately 15-20 degrees which might have been South to South Easterly. We watched the two Jets fly by earlier from a closer distance & they were slow compared to the speed at which this object Zoomed out of sight. I then called 911.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))