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Occurred : 6/20/2005 21:50 (Entered as : 06/20/2005 21:50)
Reported: 6/26/2005 9:33:30 PM 21:33
Posted: 7/5/2005
Location: Gulf Shores, AL
Shape: Light
Duration:30 MINUTES
Unexplained lights seen after aircraft passes over beach.

I was vacationing at Gulf Shores this past week June 20th. In the evening we were enjoying the beach around dark sitting and talking in the sand above the breaking waves. We were in the Little Lagoon area of Gulf Shores (address available upon request) I noticed a twin-engine aircraft approach parallel to the beach at about several thousand feet above the water and about the same distance from shore. Immediately after the plane flew past us, three white lights appeared in the sky above the horizon and below where we had seen the airplane. They were connected in a horizontal line and were very distinct. They seemed to be about the size of aircraft lights that would be from a distant aircraft, perhaps slightly larger. They were not moving at all and after about 10 seconds,immediately stopped shining. A few minutes later, they appeared again, and then again once more. There were no clouds in the sky except for some high, thin clouds. So it was not clouds which caused the lights to appear and reappear, etc. Later, a somewhat full moon rose on the horizon to the left of where we spotted these strange lights. There are also several oil rigs out in the Gulf of Mexico below where were saw these lights, however the lights were NOT at sea level. Three of my family members witnessed the lights. We heard no sounds either.