|Occurred : 9/20/2014 19:38 (Entered as : 09/20/2014 19:38)
Reported: 9/21/2014 1:15:05 PM 13:15
Location: Chandler, AZ
|Four balls with flaming tails floating down slowly from the sky with directional changes
On 9/20/14 at approximately 7:20pm my husband, 2 kids and myself were driving back from Casa Grande, AZ, and my husband and I saw the following: We were driving north on Gilbert Rd. just past Ocitillo Rd. in Chandler, AZ when I saw two red/orange balls in the northeast sky quite a distance from us. They were sitting at a diagonal from each other but too close together to be airplanes. I pointed them out to my husband who commented that they may be an antenna tower. I commented that it must be one crocked antenna because of the diagonal line they made instead of vertical.
I dismissed them until 20 minutes later when we were on the 202 E just before the Val Vista Rd. exit. I looked up at them and they were white now and, to my eye, looked to be about the size of the old large satellite dishes until they broke up into four separate balls about the size of basketballs. I guesstimated them to be around 3-4 miles northeast from us and approximately 500 feet from the ground.
We pulled off to the side of the highway and watched them as they seemed to be floating down from the sky in a diamond shaped pattern. As they were doing this each ball of light intermittently changed in brightness going between glowing bright with red flaming tails (like a comet) to dim white balls of light to barely visible. They floated down slowly like a feather. Each time one flared up the others did not. Also as they were coming down individually they were slowly changing direction in circular motions.
They eventually fell out of our line of sight behind buildings. They were moving to slowly with weird directional changes to be a meteor or something else falling from the sky.