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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/24/2003 20:00 (Entered as : 10/24/2003 20:00)
Reported: 2/13/2004 1:19:37 PM 13:19
Posted: 3/2/2004
Location: Oakland, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Clear night in Oakland and my family saw five UFOs over the house

I was sitting in my car in my drive way. Saw one light high in the sky directly over my house. I thought it could be a satellite until it excellerated and performed a sharp 180 degree u-turn at high speed. That is when I took notice to a group of five lights matching the movement one at a time. The lights seem to chase each other in an erractic dog-fight style manuver as they flew from north to south in direction. The first light would excellerate, turn immediately in the opposite direction and stop. Then the next light would perform the same manuevur and stop in a formation type pattern. I thought the formation looked a lot like the big-dipper. I thought I haven't seen anything excellerate, make an 180 degree turn and stop. At that point, I ran inside and yelled for the family to come outside and view the UFOs. My wife saw the lights and remarked that they were UFOs, because she couldn't tell what it was. My daughter (10 yrs old) yelled we are being invaded and she sat down on the ground in fear. Later she asked me if they were trying to tell us something because of the formation they kept returning to. My two young boys just watched and never really said anything about it. I told my friends about it. Later, my cousin told me he saw a news report about a person who saw the same thing, but he was in Las Vegas. That's an idea of how high up they were.