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Occurred : 7/1/1988 13:00 (Entered as : 7/1/88 13:00)
Reported: 9/20/2012 7:51:55 PM 19:51
Posted: 9/24/2012
Location: Baker, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:3 minutes
Ball of light (3' wide) paces car on right side of freeway, then bolts 90 degrees to horizon at unbelievable speed

I did have a UFO encounter myself in broad daylight out driving between San Bernardino and Las Vegas, somewhere on the ways to Baker, CA I would guess around 1988. I was out there driving all alone when I saw a light over to my right not that far away from my car over the desert landscape. I thought it was strange and wondered what it was. I assumed it was a spotlight from some crop duster airplane or something. But the weird thing was that this light pretty much paced my car and flew along side my car at about 65 MPH for a full minute or so. I kept wondering what it was, and was trying to keep my eye on the road and also on the light to try to figure out what it was. After about a minute, the light seemed to have enough of pacing my car, and it bolted 90 degrees away from my car flew incredibly fast over the desert landscape and flew over the horizon in about two or three seconds, way faster than any commercial plane or jet could travel. Was this a spaceship containing aliens? It didn’t seem too big to me. It kind of seemed like a ball of light. It was hard to guage the size of the craft (if it was a craft), but I would guess the diameter was no more than six feet tall or wide. It seemed more like a ball o! f light maybe three feet wide to me. How fast was it going to get from my car to the horizon and over the san on the horizon? It’s ahrd to say, but it was fast enough for me to say, “Whoa!”. At the time, I thought that the light was probably part of some military aircraft experiments the US Army was doing tests on in the desert. But if it weren’t a military vehicle, it would be easy to jump to the conclusion that this might have been an alien spacecraft. As far as I know, nothing on earth could travel that fast. Also, there was no engine sound, no sonic boom, just silence. Pretty cool, huh? It definitely shook me up.


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

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