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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/3/2008 22:00 (Entered as : 08/03/2008 22:00)
Reported: 8/5/2008 7:37:34 AM 07:37
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Baltimore, MD
Shape: Oval
Duration: Approx 45 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Large light traveling east to west, no sound, then flashed and instantly disappeared

Unidentified object/light in sky On Sunday night August 3 2008 between 10-10:30pm EST over a section of Baltimore City, Maryland I witnessed an extremely unusual event. We often see and hear helicopters as we are in an urban area and just a few blocks from a major shock trauma center so there is much activity. This night however as I sat on my deck I noticed to my left in the eastern sky what appeared to be a low helicopter heading west, the bright light on it however was larger than normal and was of a light green color which Iíve never seen in the three years of living here. As it got closer to being overhead it appeared to be oval shaped and I realized there was absolutely NO NOISE, no engine sound, and no propeller sound. All at once the light seemed to flash one time and go dark, completely dark, nothing, not a sound. I mean it just went out as if someone had turned off a switch. It was incredible. And in the sky where the light had just been extinguished, there was nothing but clear sky.

Can anybody give me any explanation for this?

Thank you.