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Occurred : 3/23/2014 20:00 (Entered as : 03/23/14 20:00)
Reported: 3/24/2014 1:20:11 PM 13:20
Posted: 3/27/2014
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Unknown
Duration:30 seconds
Very fast moving object with red and blue lights

My 3-year-old daughter and I were getting home from a barbeque and it had just gotten dark. As I pulled her out of the car I noticed an object moving very fast from south to north above the tree line on our hill. It had red and blue lights flashing, like an airplane or helicopter, and it was the size of a small airplane, but did not have wings.

From what I could tell, it was oval-shaped, but it was moving very fast and the lights were blinking brightly so it was hard to make out an exact shape. It traveled from the south side of the hill to about the middle of the hill. Normally planes fly over our house at an extremely high altitude, but this was very low and moving so fast, I thought it was going to crash. But then it disappeared behind the trees.

I thought it could have been a helicopter, but it didn’t look like a helicopter and it was going way too fast to be one. About 2 seconds later, it darted out and went north to south. Then, after it hover! ed for about 2 seconds it took off, going south to north again. It was zig zagging like this for about 30 seconds, and it was very unsettling, it seemed like it was scanning the area.

I didn’t want to be outside anymore because it was very frightening, so I ran to my front door carrying my daughter and we got inside fast. I didn’t look out the window to see if it was still out there, so it could have gone on longer, but I only witnessed about 30 seconds of this zig-zagging movement.