|Occurred : 6/7/2008 21:50 (Entered as : 06/07/08)
Reported: 6/7/2008 11:53:32 PM 23:53
Location: Memphis, TN
|this object became visible as i was standing in front of my house facing it to the north and the object was moving in the north-west to south -east direction. it was approx. twice to three time as bright as the current illumination of the moon, which is quite bright tonight. the object was approx. 2000 - 3000 feet above the ground as i was able to see other aircraft at the same time flying quite far above this object.
Also, i was in the u.s. army and have seen aircraft at this altitude and know at what altitude paratroopers jump from, and the object was in this range, as i have jumped from. This object traveled MUCH slower than any aircraft I have ever seen. So slow in fact that I had figured if it were one of ours, it would have stalled.
The object passed over head without a sound. It then dimmed from a bright white light to an ever diminishing nothing. It was gone without a bit of reflection or an sound. The brilliance never changed, just dimmed.
((NUFORC Note: We have written the source of the report to share with NUFORC the time of the sighting, which is not included in the report. We have assigned an arbitrary time for the report, until we hear back from the witness. PD))