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Philadelphia

Sighted on Wednesday 07. January 2009
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It was a strange light that was followed by a mysterious noise.On January 7th 2009 at approximately 12:45 A.M. (Eastern Standard Time) I was sitting in my bedroom at my computer desk working on a music project. There is a window about 2 feet to the left side of my desk which I tend to glance out occasionally. When I looked out the window I saw a flash of blue, which I initially thought was lightning. Then It appeared to be getting closer and closer. About 3-4 seconds later the light fully consumed my bedroom window and my whole room was lit up by this light. I quickly jumped out of my chair and ran into the hallway, closing my bedroom door behind me. Even when I closed the door and looked back the light had not subsided. As far as I know the light was there for about 5-10 seconds. I have seen my share of power lines going down and transformers exploding, but they flash and go out. This was different than anything I have ever seen. After leaving my room, I immediately went to knock on my sisters door.She came out of her room in a panicked state and said, "Did you hear that?"We both ran downstairs into our moms bedroom and called 911. My sister then explained to me that the sound she heard was like a compressed boom, almost like a shockwave.As a side note I would like to add that 2 nights prior to this occurrence I looked out my window up into the sky and saw a bright light which was flashing red, green and blue. At first I thought it was a plane or a helicopter, but then I realized that the object was not moving. It was not a star and there is no way a helicopter could reach those kinds of elevations. I went to grab my camera which was on my desk and not even 5 seconds later the object was gone. From my window I have a really good view of the nights sky and there is no way a helicopter or plane could have disappeared from sight that quickly.((name deleted))Philadelphia, PA((NUFORC Note: We spoke with this witness via telephone, and we found him to be quite serious-minded and credible. We strongly suspect that this is a very accurate report. PD))

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