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Occurred : 3/17/2004 12:15 (Entered as : 03/17/2004 12:15)
Reported: 3/22/2004 1:47:01 PM 13:47
Posted: 3/23/2004
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:2 minutes
The craft came from the West out over the Pacific Ocean. It was flying much higher than the Commercial Jet Traffic over Los Angeles. It looked like 4 shiny metallic spheres traveling at a very high velocity together. They passed over the Los Angeles Valley then went over the Mountains to the east of Burbank heading East - North East. Less than 2 minutes passed from the time I spotted the obect ofver the Pacific to the time it went over Los Angeles and over the mountain East of Burbank and out of sight. The craft was much bigger than a Commerical Jet and as it rotated up it formed the classical Chevron Shape. I've made several 3D renderings of what I saw to help explain.

((NUFORC Note: Graphic provided by witness. PD))

((ADDENDUM FROM WITNESS))

The craft or possibly crafts came from the West out over the Pacific Ocean. It was flying much higher than the Commercial Jet Traffic over Los Angeles. It looked like 4 shiny metallic spheres traveling at a very high velocity together. They passed over the Los Angeles Valley then went over the Mountains to the east of Burbank heading East - North East. Less than 2 minutes passed from the time I spotted the obect over the Pacific to the time it went over Los Angeles and over the mountains East of Burbank and out of sight. The craft was much bigger than a Commerical Jet and as it rotated up it formed the classical Chevron Shape.

I've made several 3D renderings of what I saw to help explain.

UFO1_1: View of approching craft from over the Pacific - balls parallel to the ground
UFO2_2: Chevron shape it formed when it rotated upward
UFO3_3: Object rotates back to 4 balls together flying parallel to the ground
UFO4_4: Object slightly rotated

That is what I saw and it was a crystal clear windless day. The craft appeared a metallic/chrome in color. The very high craft appeared much larger than the lower flying Commercial Planes approaching LAX. There have to be some pilot reports on this incident...it was a clear day with unlimited visibility.

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((ADDENDUM #2))

Peter,
This is the second UFO that I have seen. When I was about 14 in Lexington Kentucky in the early eighties, my brother's friend left our house one evening. He yelled for us to come outside and see a UFO. When we went out the night sky was full of clouds like I have never seen. They all drooped down like cotton balls all the way across the sky. When we all looked up there was this gigantic Orange ball of light moving silently through these clouds illuminating a huge portion of them. We could only see the bottom of the sphere as it went in and out of the low clouds. It stayed at a steady altitude and speed, beacuse it was the formation of the low droopy clouds that masked the upper part of the craft. The craft itself had to be at least 50 yards wide as it passed over our heads. It also had these long pole like extensions, like spikes, with different colored lights on the end of them. This event was on the News in Lexington, Kentucky that evening, and hundreds of people saw this thing, propmting lots of calls to the military.
Hope this little tidbit helps your research!

1 Question: Did anyone elso report what I saw on 3/17???
2 Question: Is this a type of craft reported before, because I thought I saw it on a UFO special the other night on The History Channel???
3 : I also have a friend that told me him and his brother have been abducted since they were very young...he lives in Evansville, IN if you want me to put you in contact with him.

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