|Occurred : 1/13/2007 23:00 (Entered as : 01/13/07 23:00)
Reported: 1/14/2008 12:28:35 AM 00:28
Location: Bonney Lake, WA
|White darting light in the sky over field in Bonney Lake, WA near old Sumner-Buckley highway.
Just to state, I was just driving home from a friends tonight when I saw it. It is now 12:05 AM as I write this sentence. What I saw happened not less than an hour ago.
I was driving westbound on Old Sumner Buckley Highway just behind the fairly recently built Target. I was on the phone with my girlfriend at a redlight admiring the stars on an unusually clear night. I then proceeded westbound with the greenlight when to my right (north of me) I saw a bright light moving VERY swiftly in an arcing vector. It was moving relatively parallel to me heading westbound and dissapeared behind the treeline. It looked as if it were already on a trajectory somewhat like a missile coming down to a target in an arcing manor. To be honest as stupid as it sounds, I thought it was in fact a missile. It looked fairly high in the sky but nothing like an airplane. Maybe a 2 or 3 thousand feet at the highest. It came eastbound across a large field in a straight trajectory until getting closer to the treeline when it took I'd say a 15-20 degree angle change and dove in a curving manor behind the treeline. All of this happened so quickly, it couldn't have been more than a second. It must have moved a a mile or so in that time.
The light was basically just a white ball. There was no tail like a comet what have and no blinking lights like an airplane. That's why I thought it might have been the tail of the missile and not a comet or something. After it passed however, there was no exhaust trail and furthermore why would there be a missile flying over Bonney Lake. I then repeated what I saw to my girlfriend who is thanks to me probably having trouble falling asleep right now. I took a few side roads driving home in hopes of seeing it again, but had no such luck. I've never reported a UFO before and feel silly doing so right now, but I'm sort of hoping to find out what it really was or could have been.