The events occurred beginning after 11 p.m. on August 3, 2018, while the witness and her husband were vacationing in Newport.
“He was asleep, and I suddenly awoke for no reason between the hour of 11 pm and midnight,” the witness stated. “Since it was an ocean view room, we left the drapes and the windows open. Upon wakening, I propped myself up on my elbow to peer out the window. Just as I did this, I saw a well-lit, glowing orange, bell-shaped, rounded saucer. It crossed the window, making no sound, and maintained a straight trajectory, moving from north to south. It was traveling at a pace that took two to three seconds for it to cross the frame of the hotel window. I knew immediately what it was, but I was in shock and fearful. I froze and checked in with myself about what it was that I saw. I pondered for about 20 seconds before getting up to run to the window, which faced west towards the ocean, but I could no longer see it. I looked down to the right and noticed a couple at a bonfire lighting firecrackers intermittently. They seemed to not notice. We were on the third floor of a hotel that is located on a bluff overlooking the ocean. The craft was relatively close to the window; so close, I could see the outline of its shape clearly, for it emanated a strong light, much like how the moon glows. It cast no rays or beams of light and did not have any lights on it. After I determined it was gone, I still sat vigil for an hour hoping to see it return. I was rattled and knew I wouldn't be able to sleep. I did, however, allow my husband to remain sleeping. After an hour of no further sightings, I went to bed. The next morning, I told my husband and scoured the Internet for any reports but found none.”
Oregon MUFON Field Investigator Brogan Callahan and State Director Thomas Bowden closed this case as an Unknown Aerial Vehicle.