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Occurred : 8/22/2008 21:39 (Entered as : 08/22/08 21:39)
Reported: 8/22/2008 11:50:27 PM 23:50
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Long Beach, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 minutes
Perfect pulsating triangle over the freeway near the airport.

First noticed the objects while I was driving on the 405 Freeway, north bound, just passing the Long Beach Airport. I was on the phone with my girlfriend as I watched what I originally thought was a plane “pulsate” its front lights as it flew in the direction of the ocean. As I got closer I realized that the object was not in fact moving but hovering just over the path of the freeway.

Immediately I realized that I was not looking an airplane (due to the absence of the blue and red lights normally seen on the wings of the plane) and as the objects came into view I was able to make out three distinct lights forming a perfect triangle. The entire time I was just saying, “Oh my God, oh my God, what am I looking at?!” This continued for about 3 minutes until the freeway began to bend in another direction of the lights, and at this point the other two lights began to pulsate in unison. I watched this go on as I made the left bend on the freeway, and the last I could see of the lights is that they began to change colors to a deep blue. I did not stop because I was honestly too afraid to and still am shaken up by the whole experience.

Other then myself I do not know the other observers because we were all on the freeway, I do know that others did notice the lights because traffic was beginning to slow down and people next to me were pointing. At this point of entrée I have not contacted my local news groups to put them on alert, but I will after summiting this UFO encounter description.