Location of Sighting: Taunton, Somerset
Date of Sighting: 10th March 2009
Witness Statement: Both Myself and my girlfriend saw this sighting at the same time.. We live in Taunton, Somerset. I had an appointment this evening at the Local Musgrove Hostpital. We were walking through town on route to the hospital when a large bright white light shot across the sky at an incredible speed. 3-4 seconds to go horizon to horizon ! It was silent and I would say it was at quite a low altitude. I’m a keen plane buff, and this was definately not at shooting star altitude, much lower, more like under 3000 ft. The light appeared to have a very faint blue halo around the outside of it, or it could be just the effect of the white fading to the dark blue of the sky but it seemed to have some blue-ish tinge around the edge. The white light was a brilliant white, like the kind of bright eye pearcing light a powerful LED tourch would give off. It was difficult to tell if there were 2 smaller lights close together or just 1 big light. The light had no tail or trail behind it, like you might expect from a something entering and meeting the resistance of the earths atmosphere. This thing was moving fast, and I mean really bloody quick, way faster than any military aircraft with afterburner is capable of doing, like I said I’m a keep aircraft buff, call me a spotter of propeller head if you like, and I’ve never seen anything move even remotly near the speed this thing was doing.. Seriously 3-4 seconds to go horizon to horizon !! We are clearly not alone !!
Source:Direct request on UK-UFO
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