|Occurred : 5/22/2006 21:31 (Entered as : 05/22/206 21:31)
Reported: 7/10/2006 10:10:29 PM 22:10
Location: Ladd, IL
|We saw a bright firball going WNW and it lasted for about a minute and a half befor it burned out and probably landed as a meteorite. We heard it wistle.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. Meteors probably are rarely heard to give off a whistling sound. Usually, they generate a sonic boom, given that during most of the distance they cover in the atmosphere, they cover an hypersonic velocity. PD))