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Occurred : 5/1/2005 01:00 (Entered as : 05/01/2005 1:00)
Reported: 5/16/2005 11:14:47 AM 11:14
Posted: 5/24/2005
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Oval
Duration:3-7 minutes
Three amber/orange objects patrol Portland skyline

My friends and I were on our balcony overlooking downtown portland when one of our friends noticed three bright orange lights flying over the skyline. It was a very clear night and we could clearly see that the objects were flying in a line formation, flying South.

There was an airplane flying in this area at this time as well, and we could see using this as a reference point that the other three objects were much larger than the airplane. They were flying at a patrol-like speed and relatively low. Our balcony faces north with the skyline to the east.

Once the objects flew behind our building where we couldn't see them anymore, we ran downstairs to see them. I got there in time to them disappear as they flew farther and farther out into space.

My friends who had gotten downstairs first, said that the three objects formed a triangle before flying farther out until they disappeared. I noticed as they were disappearing that one of the objects was larger than the other two. The objects appeared to be oval shaped, but because the lights were so bright it is hard to be sure.

Whatever they were, they were in clear sight and flying low, they didn't seem to mind if they were seen.