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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/30/2004 16:00 (Entered as : 2004? 16:00)
Reported: 12/8/2007 6:24:47 AM 06:24
Posted: 3/4/2008
Location: Chicago, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1 minute
fire ball moving horizontally across sky

My husband ran from the front room to the dining room to show me a big light on the corner street. I saw a big light that lite up the corner intersection, and part of our street. Then we both saw a fire ball low in the sky, horizontally racing east. This fire ball was maybe 7 stories high. I called the police because we are on the flight path of Ohare airport and I thought a plane part fell or a plane when down. When 911 answered the phone, they asked where would it land. I said it had to be close because it was so low but it wasn't coming down in a vertical descent. It was confusing. I asked if there were any other 911 calls and they said no. There wasn't any reports of things crashing to the earth. The fire ball was maybe 8 feet across. This was years, maybe 2, before the Ohare reports and I didn't know what to make of it. Only after the Ohare reported sightings did I rethink this.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the event is approximate. PD))