|Occurred : 5/31/2010 22:10 (Entered as : 5/31/10 22:10)
Reported: 5/31/2010 9:50:22 PM 21:50
Location: Elgin, IL
|Firey orange orb seen in sky over Elgin, Illinois
We were driving home, in Elgin, Il. on Larkin Ave. Looked up and saw this orange flaming sphere shaped object in the sky, it looked like a plane on fire. We pulled over onto Aldine Ave, 10:10 p.m. Got out of the car and watched it fly across the sky it didn't seem to have a flight pattern, it slowed down, it's movement was kind of jiggly and then hovered. It seemed to have an arc shaped sail or wing on it, like if you were looking up into a hot air balloon and saw the glowing shape of the balloon thru the fire. After hovering for a bit it started moving again and increased speed upward into the sky. We knew it moved up, it got smaller as it went and finally disappeared. It move across the sky towards the horizon, it went up. We did not hear any sounds or a sonic boom when it disappeared. After that we watched a plane fly across the sky for comparison, and it was not a plane of any sort, or a helicopter or balloon.