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Occurred : 10/1/2006 21:00 (Entered as : 10-1-2006 21:00)
Reported: 10/2/2006 8:35:51 AM 08:35
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Sandrock, AL
Shape: Unknown
Duration:10min.
SEVERAL OBJECTS VERY HIGH IN THE SKY AT NIGHT, GLOWING RED, AND JOINING IN PATTERNS.

WE LIVE UNDER A MAJOR FLIGHT ZONE FOR COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT FLYING FROM CHATTANOOGA TO ATLANTA. I WAS OBSERVING THE SKY AS WALKED FROM MY YARD TOWARD MY HOME WHEN I NOTICED A COUPLE OF BLINKING REDLIGHTS SEVERAL MILES NOTH OF WHERE THE PLANES USUALLY FLY. I THOUGHT THEY WERE PLANES AT FIRST, BUT MORE AND MORE KEPT APPEARING AND NONE WERE LEAVING THE EREA. THEY WERE RED LIGHTS THAT OCCASIONALLY TURNED WHITE MOMENTERALLY. I DECIDED THEY WERE PROBALLY MILITARY HELICOPTERS, BECAUSE THEY GATHERED IN ONE ERA. BUT WHEN THEY GROUPED TOGETHER IN A SMALL HALF SQUARE AND THEN AGAIN BRANCHED OFF I REALLY BECAME PUZZLED. I WENT INSIDE AND GOT MY YOUNGEST SON AGE 10,WHEN WE RETURNED I POINTED IN THE DIRECTION I SAW THE LIGHTS, THER WERE SEVERAL IN BTHE SKY NOW, IN THE SAME LOCATION. MY SON SAW THEM IMMEDIATELY, WE WERE BOTH AMAZED WHEN ALMOST INSTANTLY THEY FORMED A LARGE HALF CIRCLE, SCATTERED, AND THEN LATER GROUPED IN THE HALF SQUARE PATTERN AGAIN. WE CALLED MY WIFE AND OLDEST SON OUTSIDE JUST BEFORE THE LIGHTS BROKEAWAYFROM EACH OTHER. THEY REMAINED IN THE EREA FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES, VERY HIGH IN THE SKY BEFORE GOING OFF IN TWO DIRECTIONS. IT WAS ABOUT45MIN AFTER DARK WHEN I HAD FIRST NOTICED THEM, THE SKY WAS CLEAR, THE OBJECTS WERE TOO HIGH TO MAKE OUT ANY SHAPE. THEY STAYED RED MOST OF THE TIME BUT OCCASIONALLY BLINKED WHITE, AND REMAINED STATIONARY MOST OF THE TIME AFTER THEY WOULD BRANCH OFF.