|Occurred : 5/2/2007 03:10 (Entered as : 05/02/07 3:10)
Reported: 5/3/2007 7:43:25 AM 07:43
Location: Bettendorf, IA
Duration:3 - 5 minutes
|Fats moving, pulsating lights
Wednesday 05/02/07 3:10am Bettendorf Iowa Observed object moving north at a high rate of speed. Object had pulsating red and white lights.
The lights were directly in line, one on top of the other, white on top, red on bottom. The lights had an almost strobe effect.
Object appeared to almost be following the path of I-74. Object made a sharp 90 degree right turn and headed east, seeming to now follow the path of I-80. It continued east until it was out of sight.
Conditions were clear with stars and current visible planets clearly visible.
There were no aircraft sounds or sound of any kind whatsoever.
Both witnesses are out at this time of night 5 - 6 nights a week (lunch break at work) and see planes and satellites frequently. This was neither. It appeared to be much higher and moved much quicker then normal air traffic.