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Occurred : 11/13/1997 01:45 (Entered as : 11/13/1997 01:45)
Reported: 9/8/2002 10:52:21 PM 22:52
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Corvallis, OR
Shape: Light
Duration:20 minutes
We had just pulled onto Interstate 5 from leaving Corvallis when we saw these three amber/orange lights hovering above the freeway. At first we thought we were seeing street lamps or something, but when we realized that we were about to pass underneath them we pulled over immediately. The sky was full of clouds which gave us a good idea of how low they were, and the wind was blowing fierce enough to push anything around that might have been floating...but these things weren't moving at all. We couldn't believe that nobody else was pulling over to watch these things. There was a trucker about 100 yards ahead of us that had pulled over, but that was it. Eventually, two of the lights moved off to the right over a field while the other one remained stationary over the interstate (we were in the south bound lanes by the way).

As the two lights began moving over this field they began dropping some kind of glowing red objects. The objects would fade out before they hit the ground but they continued to drop them at a rate of about 2-3 per minute and did this for about 10 minutes. Then they stopped and the one hovering obove the freeway joined them and they moved north and up until they were above the clouds. That was the most amazing thing I have ever seen and I wish I would have had a camera on me. All my friends who saw it freaked out to the point of denial, trying to make up excuses as to what they could have been. One guy even convinced himself that they were parachuters with some kind of fan that kept them aloft and could move them in any direction they desired. One more detail, there was absolutely no sound coming from the lights. All we could that night were the freeway sounds and the wind.