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Occurred : 10/31/1999 19:30 (Entered as : 10/31/99 19:30)
Reported: 11/1/1999 01:33
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Imperial Beach, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:5MINUTES
A ROUND CIRCULAR SHAPE OBJECT LARGER THAN A AIRPLANE HOVERED OVER A RESIDENTIAL AREA FOR ABOUT 5MINUTES.BRIGHT RED LIGHT ILLUMINATED THE SKY (LOOKED LIKE A GIANT FIREBALL) CAME IN FROM THE EASTERAN SKY FASTER THAN ANY AIRCRAFT CAME DOWN ABOUT 1000FT.AND JUST STOPPED IN THE SKY FOR ABOUT FIVE MINUTES.I WAS AT HALLOWEEN PARTY IN THE BACKYARD OF FRIENDS HOUSE WHEN THIS OCCURRED,I NOTICED IT FIRST ASKED ONE OF THE PERSONS THERE TO VIDEO TAPE THIS,HE DID I DID NOT GET HIS NAME.WE STOOD THERE WATCHING THIS OBJECT REMAIN TOTALLY IDLE IN THE SKY,ALL OF SUDDEN THESE TWO MILITARY JETS CAME OUT OF NOWHERE AND ESCORTED IT OUT INTO THE SKY.DISAPEARED IN JUST 2 SECONDS.I THOUGHT IT WAS A PRANK,CALLED CHANNEL 51 TO SEE IF THERE WAS ANYMORE RPTS MADE AND THERE WAS,NO EXPLANATION WAS MADE TO ME REGARDING THIS.WAS THE MOST UNUSUAL,FRIGHTNING EXPERINCE I EVER HAD.LOOKED LIKE "THE PLANET MARS"HEADING TOWARDS EARTH.MORE LIKE A GIANT FIREBALL/OR METEOR GROWING LARGER AS IT HITS THE ATMOSPHERE.