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Occurred : 8/18/2008 21:00 (Entered as : 081808 21:00)
Reported: 8/17/2008 10:39:57 AM 10:39
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Fremantle (Australia),
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5 seconds
I was driving alone on a street which was quite dim in that area next to a golf course and a rural grass area overlooked but no lights from either side and it was early spring(it gets dark by 6-7pm). There was a car in front of me but I am certain it did not slow down or had any light changes that might have caused my seeing during the incident.

I was driving about 60km/h in an inclined road but not significant enough for any object i saw on my right to descend from the sky about 1 metre relative to me on my driver's window side in about 1 second. My first guess was that it might have been just a plane landing close to me, but there was no airport around that area and there should have been sound if it was, none was heard and it was not windy tonight.

On the second time i looked, it was actually a burning "fireball-like" object descending so quickly in the air and very far away from me that i figured it was travelling at a very swift speed, descending 90 degrees down from the horizontal.

In within 2-3 seconds of watching the descend when i realised the incident was rather inhuman the object stopped in the air for about 1 second as if it knew i was watching, and the fire burned brighter as if it's engine fired up and propelled towards exactly were i was looking at.

When the fire was dimmer( something like how a jet plane gets its propulsion force from the burning of fuel but seemed like rocket's engines used in mid-air) i saw an object that looked like the back of a jet plane, but without the top wing which i assumed to be a flat surfaced object with 2 wings and the hole that produced fire was relatively about 70% of that UFO's size. Right after the fire was put out, there was absolutely nothing in the sky.

All these happened in within 5 seconds or less and i actually stopped accelerating(not brake) but not accelerating to look over that object. There was no illusion or reflection, because I am a smoker and i had my window down but i was not smoking.

It seemed to me it just travelled in an unbelievable speed like breaking the speed of light as soon as i realised that object was not normal. That however, might have been coincidence, but the acceleration it had was definitely not and no sound was produced, not even change in wind, nothing around me changed or moved that was ideal before.