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Occurred : 8/11/2006 22:05 (Entered as : 08/11/06 22:05)
Reported: 8/11/2006 9:03:26 PM 21:03
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5mn
Falling fireballs above Chicago then flared up again while making circles

One fire ball at 45° above horizon travelling slowly from west to east from our sight. Falling slowly with a very small slope (2 to 5 degrees). Suddenly split up in two falling fireballs while then revealed blinking lights of a chopper continued to follow the previous direction.

The two objects falled slowly in a vertical/parabolic shape while the chopper lights made three rounds around the phenomenon.

The two objects began to extinguish while approaching the skyline of the buildings like regular meteorites or fireworks except much much bigger.

The strangest appeared then. After falling behind the skyline, the lights reappeared while moving upward and making rounds in the sky. After 1 or 2 minutes the objects were out of sight.