|Occurred : 7/30/2014 22:45 (Entered as : 07/30/14 22:45)
Reported: 9/28/2014 6:01:10 AM 06:01
Location: Thunder Bay (Canada), ON
|What looked like Mars only 3 times larger then came down to cruise over as a glowing red/orange fireball craft
I was coming out of a hotel beside the city's airport and getting into my car when I seen a bright red star up in the east. I am always looking at the stars being an amateur astronomer kind of guy. It reminded me of Mars but was way too bright. My house at 1300 Mary Street West was only a couple of blocks away and when driving home I could still see it high up in the east sky. The object then moved toward the airport right over my head but was still high up. I called my daughter out of the house to come and see this thing. It flew by us to my surprise I was so happy that I had another witness. It took off without sound from the big dipper area towards Cassiopeia then disappeared. We waited around to see anything else around when maybe 20 minutes later I seen it or another one come right over a tree in front of my house heading directly east. We were both amazed as it was very close to ground this time and appeared as a red/orangey fireball as my daughter put it. It then gained altitude quickly and sped off towards Cassiopeia again and disappeared. Most remarkable it didn't make any noise and there were no blinking lights like the many aircraft I am used to seeing in my area. After watching a UFO TV show later I learned of the G force and estimated that the object could have went up to near 20 G's as it disappeared in a speed not possible for mankind. I thought it could be a drone later but it was too big. It was slightly rectangular in shape and about the size of the bottom of a helicopter. The remarkable thing was that it did not make any noise even when it flew by over our heads.
As a retiree I have never seen anything like it in my life and decided to do this report as it kept bothering me.