A bright, very low flying fireball penetrated earth's atmosphere just to the right of his airplane!
Also, Alexander Salvador of Church Falls, Virginia recorded the luminous bolide at the exact same time 6:16pm EST from a few hundred miles away on the ground with his dash cam!
This was a Major Event as hundreds of reports were sent in to both of the main meteor sighting hubs, LunarMeteoriteHunters and American Meteor Society.
The fireball was witnessed in at least 12 different states and 2 countries!
Original footage below: Piper Archer, Piloted by Mike Grossman, Filmed via GoPro Audio is of Laguardia Tower and Provided by LiveATC.net
Footage below: Same fireball captured byAlexander Salvador of Church Falls, Virginia.