|Occurred : 10/27/2008 20:40 (Entered as : 10/27/08 20:40)
Reported: 10/28/2008 9:26:18 AM 09:26
Location: Orlando, FL
|Single bright white light moving at very high rate of speed at relatively low altitude.
October 28, 2008 Last night at approximately 8:40 pm I was driving North on Dunhill Drive in Orlando preparing to make a Westerly left turn on to Jepson drive. The sky was dark when suddenly I noticed what looked to me like a single bright round white light in the sky moving at a very high rate of speed, faster than anything I have ever seen, in a North West direction. It was difficult to tell the altitude because it happened so quickly, but because I was able to tell it was a high rate of speed, I had the sense that it was between one thousand and two thousand feet. My first thought was that it was the afterburner of a jet aircraft but I could not see any trail and the light was traveling parallel to the ground, not moving either up or down. Also seemed strange to see something like this in an area of relatively high commercial aircraft traffic to both OIA and Orlando Executive Airport. My location at the time was approximately eighteen miles NE of OIA, and approximately nine miles due East of OEA.
((initials deleted)) Orlando, FL