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Occurred : 5/22/2003 23:50 (Entered as : 05//22/03 23:50)
Reported: 5/22/2003 12:04:17 AM 00:04
Posted: 5/27/2003
Location: , LA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:5 sec
Bright light in Gulf of Mexico sky

AT APPROX. 23:50 A CO-WORKER AND MYSELF WERE STANDING OUTSIDE THE BRIDGE ON A OFFSHORE DRILLING PLATFORM THAT IS LOCATED 125 MILES OFF THE COAST OF LOUISIANA. THE NIGHT WAS CLOUDLESS AND CALM. THE SKY SUDDENLY LIT UP. AN OBJECT CROSSED THE SKY TRAVELING IN A WESTWARDLY DIRECTION. SPEED UNKNOWN BUT TRAVELED ACROSSED OPEN SKY VIEW IN 5 SECONDS OR LESS. BEST ESTIMATE WAS AN ELEVATION OF 2-3 MILES. COLOR WAS YELLOW AND GREEN. SPAPE WAS OBLONG/ROUND?? IT MADE A LOW RUMBLING SOUND AND LEFT A VAPOR TRIAL THAT LINGERED SEVERAL MINUTES AFTER. CO-WORKER REMEMBERS DEBRIS IN THE FORM OF SPARKS, FIRE FALLING FROM THE OBJECT AS IT PASSED OVER. OBJECT LIT UP THE ENTIRE SKY AS IT PASSED OVER.