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Occurred : 10/14/2003 21:00 (Entered as : 10/14/2003 21:00)
Reported: 10/26/2003 7:53:26 PM 19:53
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:30 seconds
Triangle Formation Over Los Angeles

On the evening of October 14th a friend and I were sitting outside at the Sky Bar in Los Angeles taking in the view. If you've never been to the Sky Bar it's a dimly lit outdoor bar overlooking Los Angeles, so its easy to see the night sky. That evening was clear with a light haze in the sky. At about 9:00PM my friend jokingly pointed to the west and said "Here comes a UFO".

I looked to the west and saw what appeared to be lights in a V-formation heading directly toward us. The objects in the formation were emitting little or no light and appeared to only be reflecting back the lights of the city. As I looked at them I at first thought it was a flock of large white birds heading towards us. I trained my eyes on them as they approached looking for wings.

As the objects neared and began to fly overhead I could see that there were no wings and the objects were unexplainable. What I saw were lights in a triangle formation. There were approximately 13 lights (1 lead and 6 on each side in a V-formation). What made it unusual were that the rear lights were constantly switching places with each other. The object was completely silent and moving at a speed no greater than that of an airplane. The object also appeared to be flying at about 5,000 feet and was flying in a Northeasterly direction.

We both watched as the formation flew directly overhead and flew over the roof of the hotel and out of site.

The object was obviously no plane as from our vantage point we could watch the airplanes approaching and landing at LAX, plus it made no sound. Even small planes a couple miles away could be heard from our view.

I travel on business over 100,000 airline miles a year and have been doing it for 15 years straight. I've spent alot of time in the air and around airports and have never, ever seen anything that could explain what I saw that evening.

My friend and I were both a little shaken by the event and we both said that something needed to be reported. That's what I'm doing now.