Another witness came forward June 28, 2011, to report a bright light moving across the sky under 1,000 feet that “quickly shot up and ascended” before disappearing, according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witnress reporting database.
The latest report comes from Ohio in MUFON Case # 29762.
Earlier reports of a similar bright light at lower altitudes that quickly shot up into the sky were made from Rhode Island and Kansas as told in: Rhode Island, Kansas witnesses describe bright light.
In this latest case, the reporting witness stated: “My husband and I were standing on our back patio at 11:30 p.m. EST when I noticed to the west a single light, slowly heading towards us approximately two miles away. After watching it approach our direction for a couple of minutes; I asked my husband if he noticed any flashing lights coming from it and he confirmed he saw no flashing lights either. There also was no sound coming from the object. We both watched it for another couple of minutes until it was just north of our location. It appeared to be about 500 -1000 feet above the ground. The light then quickly shot up and ascended in the sky until it disappeared.”
No images or video were included with the MUFON report, which was filed on June 28, 2011. The incident occurred on June 26, 2011. No town name was mentioned in the public portion of the report. The above quotes were edited for clarity.
Ohio is a current UFO ALERT 5 rating, with a low number of UFO sightings nationally. Ohio had 8 reports in May 2011 – while California had 55 UFO reports – the highest reporting state in the nation.