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Occurred : 12/18/2001 22:30 (Entered as : 12-18-2001 22:30)
Reported: 12/19/2001 2:02:26 AM 02:02
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Vista, CA
Shape: Oval
Duration:25 seconds
helicopter shaped craft, many lights, no chopper blades, 10pm san diego california. 12-18-01.

Travelling in an automobile westbound on the 78 freeway in north county san diego at aproximately 10:30pm. Object sighted south of freeway just over the top of a small hill. egg shaped.. almost like that of a chinook military chopper but could not see or hear chopper blades. the object had several lights all around of different colors including red, blue, white, green, and yellow. along the front or back i could not determine which was which, there was a row of white soft lights as well. i got about 15 seconds of solid staring at the object. it was dark and the ominous lights about the object made it difficult to see the details of it.

((NUFORC Note: The witness, a student, elects to remain semi-anonymous. PD))