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Occurred : 7/2/2010 21:30 (Entered as : 07/02/10 21:30)
Reported: 7/9/2010 9:48:08 PM 21:48
Posted: 7/10/2010
Location: Chicago, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2-3
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))