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Occurred : 11/12/2011 22:15 (Entered as : 11/12/11 22:15)
Reported: 11/12/2011 8:19:05 PM 20:19
Posted: 12/12/2011
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 minutes
We saw a ball of fire in the sky as we were driving and it sped away after sharply turning.

We were driving on the interstate when and we looked up and saw a bright orange ball of fire lazily drifting in the sky above the road. I figured it was a paper lantern that someone had let go but then all of a sudden it took a sharp turn to the right, probably about 60 degrees or so and started going a lot faster than it had previously. We pulled off to the side of the road and I rolled down my window and shut the car off and I heard this roaring engine, completely different then how a plane, helicopter, or even jet would sound. It was unlike anything either of us had seen before. We turned the car around in a parking lot to get a picture of it and as soon as we got it turned around it disappeared behind clouds and didn’t reappear.