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Occurred : 7/15/2001 00:30 (Entered as : 7/15/01 00:30)
Reported: 7/16/2001 09:34
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Carteret, NJ
Shape: Formation
Duration:15 minutes?
Slow moving V-formation of lights with orange flares. 75 cars pulled over on NJ turnpike at night to witness the event.

As reported in 7/16/01 Newark Star Ledger: 75 cars pulled over on NJ Turnpike to view slow moving, bright yellow V-formation of bright lights which dwarf the stars. 15 callers to police reporting strange orange flares. Witnesses include police officers in Carteret. police contacted Newark airport and McGuire AF base, but they had no explanation.