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Occurred : 5/12/2016 22:55 (Entered as : 05/12/16 22:55)
Reported: 5/12/2016 8:21:34 PM 20:21
Posted: 5/20/2016
Location: Sarasota, FL
Shape: Unknown
Duration:2 minutes
I saw an orange glow that initially I assumed was a helicopter or air craft. Many planes pass over our area and this did not the move like a plane. It slowed down and then accelerated, but not unlike a helicopter would do. I have never seen an orange glow from a helicopter. It appeared to stand still or rotate and either way its glow was reduced.

Initially it appeared as though the helicopter was flying away from me and that would explain the light of the decreasing, but within seconds the light vanished. I watched for two minutes after and so and saw no more lights. I am a logical person and am hoping othe rsomeone saw this and there is an easy explanation. Military, I don't know? This appear to have been in the proximity east of I-75 and Fruitville Road.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))