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Occurred : 9/20/2007 22:30 (Entered as : 09/20/2007 22:30)
Reported: 6/15/2008 1:48:08 AM 01:48
Posted: 7/5/2008
Location: Orting, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:2 minutes
A bright light hovered 300 feet above the ground before accelerating at an incredible speed and disappearing among the stars

My house overlooks Mount Rainier to the east. I was closing the blinds at approximately 2230 hours around mid September, 2007, when I noticed a bright light approximately 300 feet above the ridge line to the NE of the town of Orting.

I initially thought it was the landing light of an approaching military airplane since they fly frequently above the house in the day time and at night. However, this light hovered and did not come closer.

Suddenly the light shot straight into the sky. The object moved with incredible speed and without a sound in a curved trajectory toward the east.

The object continued into the sky until it was as small as one of the distant stars and appeared like one of the many moving dots one can observe across a night sky.

((NUFORC Note: Date of sighting may be approximate, although the witness does not indicate that fact. PD))