|Occurred : 8/23/2013 22:00 (Entered as : 08/23/13 22:00)
Reported: 8/24/2013 8:15:50 AM 08:15
Location: Springfield, OH
|Low and slow cruising white ball of light fades to orange then disappears.
At approximately 22:00 in Springfield Ohio, while taking a walk in the neighborhood, we witnessed what could only be described as a UFO. We've both been living near the Ohio Air National Guard base/Spfld. Municipal Airport, WPAFB, and Dayton International Airport for the majority of our lives, I think it's safe to say we know what aircraft look like, even at night.
I just happened to look up into the sky and this thing immediately caught my eye as being unusual. It was cruising at a relatively low altitude and speed compared to other air traffic in the vicinity. It displayed NONE of the standard FAA required lighting and made NO sound. Surprising for how low and close it was. Also, it appeared to have no distinguishable outline. Basically it just looked like a ball of white light. I said to the ladyfriend, "That's kind of strange." We both were standing there watching this thing when it suddenly faded into an orangish color then COMPLETELY DISAPPEARED.
There were absolutely no clouds in the sky and this thing was very far from the horizon where it could've appeared to have vanished. For the rest of the walk home we were comparing the air traffic to what we just saw. It was apparent we saw something unusual. No red/green or blinking lights on wing tips which were clearly visible on aircraft at a much higher altitude. Definitely NOT a satellite because the altitude was WAY too low.