|Occurred : 8/24/2013 (Entered as : 08/24/13)
Reported: 8/25/2013 12:44:10 AM 00:44
Location: Washington, NC
|Nobody's saying we saw ET, just want an explanation.
The first object was witnessed by my employer and I while in our parking lot. Noticing an orange glowing light in the night sky, we guessed at possibilities such as a helicopter with a searchlight, or a flare. She briefly thought she heard a muffled helicopter type sound, but we were standing near an outside AC unit which also produces a hum. We then took notice that outside of the orange light, we could make out no other lights on the object, which moved with what seemed like a controlled "floating" similar to that of a helicopter. The brightness of the color varied but was always orange as it moved basically parallel and a few hundred feet above the tree line, until eventually disappearing.
Ruling out the flare theory, and assuming we had seen a helicopter equipped with searchlight, the darkness, or our angle of viewing causing the odd appearance, my employer leaves. Three more fellow employees walk outside and as I'm filling them in, one points to what appears to be two, new, similar objects. We watched for what I'd guess was around 15 minutes as they took a like path as that of the first object, but at various points seemed touch each other, fly in loose formation and be linked or connected(think one towing the other). Again the constant orange color with varying stages of brightness.