|Occurred : 11/1/1995 18:30 (Entered as : 11/01/1995 18:30)
Reported: 6/23/2014 11:00:20 AM 11:00
Location: San Juan/San Clemente, CA
|Orange balls of light near Camp Pendleton - fire dept says it's planes dropping night illuminaiton balls, drills, this was around 1995
This is just in response to all the Camp Pendleton related orange balls.
Around mid 1990's, I worked in Irvine and lived in San Clemente. I think I reported this a long time ago as well.
I was sitting in traffic going south on 5 fwy in San Juan Capistrano. There was a plane hovering over the freeway and orange light was coming through the windows.
I kept looking up while sitting in traffic and the plane was just sitting above the freeway. I could not see the shape of the plane because it was dark, and all I really noticed was orange light coming through the windows of the plane, or craft.
Then it was just gone.
When I turned through the bend at Dana Point, I saw orange glowing balls falling from the sky. I drove past my exit to the fire station in San Clemente near the border of the city and the military base. A fireman there said it was "night illumination drills."