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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 4/24/2008 03:00 (Entered as : 04/24/08 3:00)
Reported: 4/27/2008 12:28:02 AM 00:28
Location: Coalinga, CA
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Low flying unmarked craft flying crazy over freeway, just short of Harris Ranch Airfield and hwy 198, outside Coalinga
After a vacation at Disneyland, my family decided to drive straight through back to the Bay Area, rather than stay another night. It was around 3am, perhaps a bit earlier, when we saw the bright lights swooping low over the freeway and making radical turns, repeatedly flying over a nearby grove of fruit trees and then over the freeway again. The shape looked triangular, but I could not tell for sure since all I could see were the three lights (could be three sets of two lights each). I could not see any markings, or even the shape, but I got the impression that it seemed to be a "flying wing" like the B2 bomber, from the positioning of the lights (one forward, two a little further back and on the sides).
The seems just like the other reports for the object near Coalinga on this site. There were no red and blue lights like standard aircraft have. This was very low, and there were other cars on the roadway that spotted it. I was somewhat dismissive of this as any sort of alien craft, seeing as we were just a mile or so short of the "Harris Ranch Airfield", near Hwy 198. I made many remarks about the craft, being careful not to mention "UFO", but my elderly father, who I was with, did mention it.
I still am not convinced this is an alien craft, however it most certainly is and "unidentified flying object", and it was being flown highly illegally.
I did make sure that the lights were in perfect formation, so I was completely convinced this was a single craft, and not a formation of several.