|Occurred : 10/6/2018 01:00 (Entered as : 10/06/18 1:00)
Reported: 10/5/2018 11:25:16 PM 23:25
Location: North Charleston, SC
|Bright light, not changing, moving fast and low, completely silent.
10/6/18 @ 1:30am EST Noticed a bright light with two smaller red blinking lights close to the Charleston International Airport. By all indications, including proximity to the airport, I would guess this to be a helicopter based on the altitude and speed, however, there was no engine/rotor noice what so ever.
At this time of night, sounds of traffic and sirens can be heard from miles away on Rivers Avenue or I26, however, this 'craft' was moving at a fairly fast clip, very low altitude (approx only several hundred feet max) and based on the size of the light/glow, suggesting close proximity, the engine or rotor sounds should have been heard. This is the second sighting of this in approximately the same location, however, the blinking red lights (similar to any ordinary aircraft) were not present on the 1st sighting which occurred in early September 2018.
Another oddity about this particular sighting is that it appeared to pick up speed and get lower, however, the size of the light did not app! ear to change which suggested that the range stayed roughly the same, as if moving in a circular pattern, which would then not suggest the airport as a destination.