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Occurred : 4/17/2016 22:00 (Entered as : 4.17.16 22:00)
Reported: 4/18/2016 6:54:59 AM 06:54
Posted: 4/22/2016
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Shape: Light
Duration:2-3 minutes
bright ball of light heading towards airport...then the light suddenly dissapears as lowers in altitude.not a airplane saw1 a min later

i saw a bright ball of light headed toward the GR airport. i thought it was a plane but i didnt see the normal flashing lights that a plane was moving at at least the same speed as an airplane.. but it was like a bright start, a fairly big one like the north star. it moved downwards in direction <sort of on an angle> almost like it was gonna land in the area of theairport but then the light just went out..i moved to see if maybe it was because it went behind a tree but no, the light just cut out and it was gone..moments later form a different direction i see an airplane going across the sky..this was nice b/c it gave me something to compare this bright star-like object to..1st. the airplane was much smaller and less bright 2nd. the airplane had the usual flashing lights 3rd. it seemed further away but i just think it was smaller with smaller lights and thats why it seemed further away or maybe it was..i dont know for sure..the bright object de! finitely seemed like it was at a lower altitude though.. very 2nd sighting ever!