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Occurred : 6/1/1995 13:00 (Entered as : 6/1/1995 13:00)
Reported: 4/24/2006 10:59:33 AM 10:59
Posted: 5/15/2006
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Formation
Duration:15 minutes
A silver polygon object with several satelight ships over downtown Los Angeles in the mid nintey's, stops and flys straight up.

I don't have the exact date, it was some time ago. I estimate it was the summer of 1995. I was outside in my back yard in South Los Angeles CA. Clear blue sky, no wind, early afternoon. Something told me to look up. I did and at an altitude of about 10,000 feet (estimated, it was just above the normal flight plan of landing LAX planes) headed east bound right over downtown was what appeared to be a weather balloon, silver in color. This ballon was shaped like a 3 dimensional polygon, the sides were triangular so I gues it would be described as a dodecahedron. I looked closer and saw several dark collered what looked like jet airplanes with curved back wingtips in hot pusuit of this weather balloon. Just then a friend of mine walked up and wondered what I was looking at. I showed him and he saw the same thing (a big releif!). Just then the Balloon stopped in mid flight just east of downtown Los Angeles. The "jets" that were in hot pursuit split off in formation and began circling the baloon (i.e. the first plane went let, second went right, third left and so on). The Balloon stated to spin at about 10 rpm. More and more "jets" began to appear and I counted maybe 20 of them at this point. After holding in this position for about 2 minutes the baloon took off stright up at a rapid and controlled rate and the jets broke the circular formation and followed right behind the balloon in a straight line, straight up until I could no longer see them with the naked eye. The speed was comprable to a space shuttle launch but there was no noise, no smoke or trails. I heard no unusual sound and the only thing I noticed is this was taking place in the normal flight plan that planes land at LAX and during the entire time of the sighting no other air traffic was seen or heard.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the event is approximate. PD))