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Occurred : 7/4/2014 23:00 (Entered as : 07/04/14 23:00)
Reported: 11/28/2014 12:14:51 PM 12:14
Posted: 12/5/2014
Location: Creswell, OR
Shape: Light
Duration:2 minutes
Bright red-orange light seen moving slowly, silently, first south, then east, no gain/loss in altitude. 4 witnesses. 2-3min observation

On July 4th, 2014, at approximately 11pm Pacific Time, a single bright round red-orange object was seen in the clear skies over Creswell, OR, by 4 people – myself, my wife, and another couple standing nearby – but also by many others having done some research online.

It happened just as a fireworks event was about to kick off at the Creswell High School. My wife and I were in the back of my pickup facing east on Nieblock Lane, when I noticed a bright red-orange object, drifting silently towards the south. It moved extremely slowly towards the south, then turned away towards the east and eventually disappeared.

It was just a large round bright object, not a Chinese lantern, not a firework, not a drone, not a flare, not a helicopter, not a plane, not a balloon, and I’m not crazy.

From the distance it was at, it was too big to be a simple Chinese lantern. And it never drifted up, it just appeared out of nowhere and flew along a level altitude, not gaining or losing altitude for the entire 2-3 minutes we all watched it.

I spent several years in the Army as a Combat Medic and I’ve seen all sorts of aircraft, weaponry, flares and such to know that what my wife and I saw, along with another couple nearby, was by definition an unidentified flying object.

The object we all saw can be found at: