|Occurred : 7/2/2010 21:30 (Entered as : 07/02/10 21:30)
Reported: 7/9/2010 9:48:08 PM 21:48
Location: Chicago, IL
|Fireball object flying by Chicago midway airport area!
I was getting off the orange line of the Chicago "L" train at midway airport July 2nd at 21:30. While walking to the parking lot, I noticed something strange in the sky! I am a former aircraft mechanic at midway airport. Worked for the majors for 9yrs.
As I looked west, a redish orange fireball type object was flying from south to north. Moving at a good rate of speed at no more that 5000ft. No sounds that I could hear( hard to hear at the airport) many of the people around me walking also took note of the guy(me) stairing at this object.
From where I standing it looked like it flew right over Chicago midway airport.
There sky was clear in the path of the object some clouds off in the very far west.
Like I said before I worked on aircraft and know what/where lights are and when they should be on. This was not an aircraft of any type.
((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and we deem him to be an exceptionally reliable witness. PD))