|Occurred : 5/27/2012 23:40 (Entered as : 05/27/12 23:40)
Reported: 5/30/2012 6:33:32 PM 18:33
Location: Pleasant Hill, OH
|Very fast and erratic light seen in the sky around Troy, OH.
My friend and I were finishing up a night of shooting the breeze and satellite watching. He looked up and said, "What kind of airplane is that?" I looked and saw a flashing light about 60 degrees up and 15 degrees right of north.
The light was a little brighter than the stars in the big dipper and pure white. It would blink twice within a second and be dark for about 3 seconds. It was moving in a very quick and erratic way with no discernable pattern. It seemed to be about the altitude of a commercial jet.
It stayed in that general area of the sky for about 2 minutes then moved behind the neighbor’s roof. It came back into view on the other side of their roof 10 seconds later. Where it blinked 3 more times and disappeared.
Within 2 minutes more we saw it blink 3 more times and disappear, but now it was about due south. Another minute later we saw it blink 2 more times back at its original NNW position. We stayed out for another 45 minutes waiting for it to reappear, to no avail.
I have worked for a commercial airline for 11 years; the other witness is an MBA with a large technology company. We are both 31 years of age. No drugs or alcohol were involved in this observation and neither of us had ever seen anything like it.