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Occurred : 8/12/2017 21:38 (Entered as : 08/12/2017 21:38)
Reported: 8/12/2017 7:18:01 PM 19:18
Posted: 8/17/2017
Location: Blairsville, PA
Shape: Circle
Duration:7 minutes
Large boom, object lifted towards sky and flew south rapidly.

A Orange Bright Circular Object Appeared To the south of Blairsville. A loud boom was heard, and then a object very large glowing orange appeared coming up from the ground at a steady rate. The object came straight up, then headed southeast towards Johnston at very high speed. The object then just disappeared.

Shortly after a helicopter flew over the area heading towards Latrobe Airport.