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Emerald Isle, North Carolina (United States)

Sighted on Sunday 02. August 2015
Reported on
Shape: Oval | Duration: 00:01:30
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AT 4:30AM EST MY FAMILY AND I AWOKE TO TRAVEL TO THE JACKSONVILLE, NC AIRPORT. AT APPROXIMATELY 4:50 WE EXITED THE CONDO AND GAZED AT THE CLEAR STARLIGHT SKY, AND THE IMAGE OF THE MOON. IT WAS THEN THAT WE WITNESSED WHAT APPEARED TO BE AN AIRCRAFT TRAVELING AT HIGH ALTITUDE IN A WEST TO EAST DIRECTION, THE PATH WAS PARALLEL TO THE HORIZON, AND ESTIMATED TO BE 50-60 DEGREES RELATIVE TO OUR POSITION. THE OBJECT WAS BRIGHT, SHOWED NO FLASHING OR PULSATING LIGHTS. SUDDENLY THE OBJECT CHANGED DIRECTION, AN ESTIMATED 30 DEGREES AND NOT ONLY ACCELERATED BUT ALSO ASCENDED IN THE DIRECTION OF THE MOON.WHEN THE OBJECT REACHED THE MOON, IT WAS NEVER SEEN AGAIN. IF IT WAS A CONVENTIONAL AIRCRAFT, IT WOULD HAVE RE-APPEARED FOLLOWING TRANSITING THE MOON AND CONTINUED ON ITS PREVIOUS PATH. IN SUMMARY, AN OBJECT BELIEVED INITIALLY TO BE AN AIRCRAFT WAS WITNESSED TRAVELING E-W IN THE NIGHTS SKY, ABRUBTLY CHANGED DIRECTED, ASCENDED AND ACCELERATED TOWARD THE MOON AND DISAPPEARED. TOTAL TIME VIEWED IS ESTIMATED TO BE 1 MINUTE 30 SECONDS. 4 WITNESSES VIEWED THE OBJECT.

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