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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/18/2010 23:00 (Entered as : 04/18/10 23:00)
Reported: 3/19/2012 1:07:10 PM 13:07
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: Zutphen (Netherlands),
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
We saw an orange glowing light in the sky when airspace was closed

Our eyes were naturally drawn to the sky this evening because it was still. Iceland's volcano Eyjafjallajökull had just erupted and because of the ash in the sky the airspace was closed.

Suddenly we saw a glowing orange light in the distance - it seemed very far away from us but when we saw it it was still pretty close to the ground. It started to rise at different speeds, first slow then fast then it stops, then starts slow and fast and stops (there was no wind that particular evening.

Then finally is sped off lightning fast straight up in the sky.

At first I thought it may be a Chinese lantern but I have seen how Chinese lanterns float into the sky and they never move and stop and speed off like this did.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))