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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/15/2021 20:45 (Entered as : 09/15/21 20:45)
Reported: 9/19/2021 1:22:15 PM 13:22
Posted: 10/19/2021
Location: Portage, IN
Shape: Circle
Duration: 2-3 minutes
Characteristics: The object emitted beams, The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Rounnd white light moving SW to NE. Stopped, hovered, jogged back turned pink and then turned red and shot straight up

My boyfriend, ((name deleted)) and I were standing outside in our driveway at 8:45 PM on 9/15/21. It was dark. The sky was fairly clear with passing clouds. I could see the stars and moon.I Saw a white light, moving SW to NE slowly 2-3 miles away from my standing position and at an altitude of approximately 10-11,000. It was big as my thumb nail with my arm extended and the object was at a 60 degree angle from my standing position. There was a jet coming from E to W at approximately same altitude. I thought they were going to collide. The white object stopped and hovered, as if to miss the jet. The object made no sound. The object changed direction by jogging back slightly and turning a pink color. The object then moved forward toward our position and became a brilliant red, well defined circle. It emitted a red beam down toward ground and then shot straight up in the sky and out of sight. Total sighting time 2-3 minutes. I searched flights and Atlas air flight QF 7550 from JFK to ORD (Boeing 747-87U(f) was at 12,805 feet altitude at a speed of 397 MPH at 20:45 per flight radar.It's REG: N854GT According to Weather Underground it was 64 degrees F, Dew point 55 degrees F,73% Humidity, Wind Calm N 0 MPH,0"precipitation, Conditions listed as fair. Nautical twilight was 8:01 PM local or 20:01 UTC. Astronomical twilight was 8:35 PM local or 20:35 UTC. Barometric pressure was 29.45 We did not get a photo or video. We had no missing time and there was no damage or effect to any radio, TV, Engines, Lights, Clocks, or animals. We had no physical sensations. This definitely was NOT a cloud! Note: Lake Michigan is one street behind my home. Approximately 10 minutes later there was a loud roaring sound. I saw a white light behind the trees going very fast from East to West along Lake Michigan shoreline. My boyfriend thought the light looked like a green color. I've been close to an active runway before which was landing jets and this was much louder and more of a roaring sound.