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Occurred : 12/14/2017 21:30 (Entered as : 12/14/17 21:30)
Reported: 12/15/2017 10:20:40 PM 22:20
Posted: 12/21/2017
Location: Plato Center, IL
Shape: Sphere
Duration:3 seconds
Brilliant Blue Falling Orb, Followed by 2 Helicopters.

I was watching TV in my bedroom when a strange bright, blue orb passed across my shade drawn window right in front of my that I was facing. It was going from east to west as I looked south. It crossed the top half of the window width in about 2-3 seconds, falling at approximately a 25 degree angle. I had my bedroom light on so to see it through my ratfia type shades it had to be very bright. I thought it could be a meteor, large drone or UFO and thought it was going to crash some where into the area in the fields by Connors Rd or just west toward Rt 47.

I quickly jumped up and went to the window in the bathroom where it had no shades to see if there was fire in the nearby field. Didn't see any. Went out onto the front porch to look and listen and heard many dogs or coyotes barking. It was so unusual that I decided to get in my car and drive down the road to see if I could see some crash or fire.

I went down Red Gate the next street south to see if it was perhaps closer. Drove down to the T with my lights off looking to the south to see if I could see anything.

I didn't see anything unusual, so I went further to Conners Rd. I drove down it to the West, also with my lights off looking on both sides of the road.

Didn't see anything so I turned around half way up the hill before Rt 47 then drove back to Kendall.

When I came to the stop sign at Connors and Kendall, I looked South and saw a large Black SUV type vehicle with headlights off, but yellow parking lights on, near the Woodlands entrance but on the East side of the road. It was strange as I couldn't imagine a car stopped there unless it had seen it to. I thought about stooping to ask them if they had seen it, but it didn't feel right being there, so I didn't.

I drove back home, parked in the garage, got out of the car and immediately heard a Helicopter overhead going west near to me and then just past Rt. 47. I went out onto the driveway to see if I could spot it and immediately heard a second Helicopter that seemed to be coming up from the south along Rt 47 west of me.

All of this had taken place in under 15 minutes.

I stayed out in the middle of the dark driveway for about 3 or 4 minutes until I didn't hear the helicopters anymore.

((Dog's name deleted)) was barking inside the house so I closed the garage door and went inside to calm him.

I then opened the front door and went onto the porch to listen. I didn't hear anything more. No helicopters or strange sounds, or lights even at that point--probably about 9:50 pm.

It was all very strange and I now think maybe some type of UFO fell nearby and the helicopters were out scouting or retrieving. The large Black SUV could have been Men in Black as the car gave me a strange feeling, big, dark, tinted windows I think, and in a strange country road location to stop and pull over.

After I had a chance to think about it all, it was just very unusual.