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Occurred : 8/12/1999 22:00 (Entered as : 8/12/9 22:00)
Reported: 11/9/1999 02:01
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: North South Padre Island, TX
Duration:10 seconds
Saw what I thought at first was falling star then very distinct eradict behavior happened.

I went on a surfing trip in south Texas on South Padre Island. This trip took me up the coast into a very unpopulated wilderness area on the island very unexcessable unless by four wheel drive. In the night I saw what seemed like a falling star, but intstead of burning out it stopped suddenly in mid flight, pausing it shoot in eratic angles several times before disapearing into the night sky. I was just wondering if there where any air bases in the Corpus Christi, South Texas area that might have experimental aircraft testing. There isno wayconventional aircraft could have made the manuevers I saw. I was so amazed by the sight, that I yelled out to all the campers with me to look at what I was seeing. This was on exactly the night of Aug the 12th. I am curious if anyone else has reported what I saw and if it is conected to the military, it could have been experimental aircraft or a antimissile testing.