|Occurred : 7/5/2017 23:15 (Entered as : 07/05/2017 23:15)
Reported: 7/5/2017 9:01:46 PM 21:01
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
|Bright orange light slowly moves soundlessly over northeast Fort Wayne, IN.
On July 5, 2017, at approx 11:15 PM, in a northeastern suburb of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, there was a very large, bright, orange light moving in an arc in the night sky from the southeast to west. The object was visible for about 2 minutes.
The object was at least cloud level or above, as it either became slowly obscured by clouds or gradually diminished. The speed during the observation was roughly that of a typical traffic helicopter, but the object was not a helicopter. It made absolutely no sound.
For comparison, moments afterwards, an airplane was observed moving in a southwesterly direction. It was at a much higher altitude, loud, and easily identifiable through the spotty breaks in the cloud cover.
The observers were a middle-aged husband and wife. The husband is an Army veteran (84C) and autoworker. The wife did not have her glasses.