Large falling object that doesn't make a sound.Last night at around 22:30 I had been sitting out with my neighbors (4 of us) having a couple of drinks. I just happened to face north when I saw a large object flash. It was coming down at a very fast rate. For a second I thought it was an airplane because it seemed so large and we do live near the airport. I exclaimed to my friends to observe the object, I really thought it could be a plane crashing. By the time they turned to face the object, it had already disappeared behind one of the houses. I was scared, and they could tell I was scared. I don’t think anyone else saw it, someone said it could have been a shooting star. I think it was too large to be a shooting star.The object came by and went too fast for me to determine how far away it was. The object looked about the size of an airplane when it is closing in for landing. The flash I saw from it was white in color, but there seemed to be flames coming from behind it as it fell down, also white in color.I never heard a crash or anything of the sort and part of the reason I got scared was because I was expecting some sort of noise. I was thinking it could have been a meteor or space junk, but I was unsure if those would make a noise since the object I saw seemed so close and large.Bottom line is I don’t know what it was and was wondering if anyone else had seen it.