Occurred: 1996-02-24 03:15:00 Local
Location: Edwards AFB, CA, USA
Duration: 2 min.
Reported: 1996-02-24 00:00:00 Pacific
Posted: 1999-11-02 00:00:00

Air traffic controller called to report receiving two phone calls regarding the red/orange object that was visible over Los Angeles basin on 24FE96.

The local sheriff's office reported that it looked like a low-flying aircraft, which was emitting fire, and it was headed southwest (sic).

The other call was from the Glendora, CA, police department. Three of their police officers had been witness to a large, orange, fiery ball of light headed south at high speed at 0327-0329 hours.

He added that there was nothing on their radar scope.

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