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Occurred : 1/21/2001 19:30 (Entered as : 01/21/01 19:30)
Reported: 1/22/2001 19:14
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:20 seconds
Unidentified Craft Hovering Over Los Angeles Freeway

I was driving home from Encino on the Ventura Freeway (CA Freeway 101) at approximately 7:30pm Sunday, January 21st, 2001. As I live in the city of Los Angeles, I am quite familliar with the presence of helicopters in my day-to-day life. I happened to notice one such helicopter ahead of me as I drove in a south-eastern direction. I paid special attention because I noticed that the "spot light" was on. This was of particular concern to me due to the fact that a lit spot light on the freeway could mean that there is a police chase in the nearby vicinity and caution my be exercised. I kept my eye on the craft as I drove and I began to notice that the spot wasn't acutally on at all. In fact, I noticed that the helicopter seemed to be hovering through the air very slowly and smoothly. I then noticed that what I had mistaken for a spotlight was simply one very large white light. Further, I noticed that the craft had NO BLADES. The altitude of the craft was approximately twice that of what a normal helicopter would be navigating at, yet the craft, itself, was large enough to where my perspective of it's altitude was skewed due to it's size. Alarmed, I began driving directly underneath the craft and looked up to see that it APPEARED to be triangular in shape and had a series of ODDLY-COLORED lights flashing on it's underside. I am a skeptic now as I was prior to last night's events. Nonetheless, I'm entirely certain there were/are others who saw what I did. The freeway was fairly busy, although not bumper-to-bumper. If there is anyone out there who could verify that something was hovering over the freeway, it would be greatly appreciated.