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Occurred : 7/7/2010 20:30 (Entered as : 07/07/10 20:30)
Reported: 7/8/2010 6:28:18 AM 06:28
Posted: 7/10/2010
Location: Dallas, TX
Shape: Formation
Duration:10 seconds
3 crafts with amber lights suddenly appear , then disappear

Time: between 8 and 9 PM, near dusk, partly cloudy with haze.

While working at my computer in a bedroom with its window facing south (also faces the front yard of my house), I heard some strange noises outside the window. The strange noises sounded as if there were hard droplets, hail, or a large amount of pecans falling onto my roof and sidewalk from trees outside. Being concerned that a thunderstorm was blowing in, I stood up from the computer and went to the window to look through the blinds to see outside.

When I peeked through the blinds, the strange sounds immediately stopped. I looked into the yard and into the street across the way to see if rain drops or hail were falling. Not seeing any drops of rain or hail, I then looked out onto the horizon to see if there were any thunderstorm clouds, and immediately saw a series of strange lights directly south approximately 15 degrees on the horizon.

At first, the lights appeared to be three landing lights on the front of a large airplane heading north. What was strange about this apparent airplane was that it was banked downward as if it were about to turn to the west, but it did not move from this position. The lights were all of the same amber color, with the two outermost lights the brightest, the center light more dim. The craft stayed stationary as if it were parked in the sky at an angle. The other odd thing about this craft was that it seemed to be extremely large, and located approximately 5 or 6 miles southward near the junction of the Dallas North Tollway and I-35. An estimate of the size was approximately 300 or 400 feet across (huge).

Then, incredibly, another craft of similar proportions (but further in the distance), suddenly appeared to the left of the first craft, and it was banked at a different angle compared to the first craft. The sudden appearance of the second craft was immediate, as if a light switch or strobe had been turned on. My immediate thought was that there was some sort of fireworks or laser light show being given near the American Airlines Center near downtown. Then, incredibly, a third craft, immediately appeared to the right, with the same proportions, but at a different distance than the other two craft. The third craft was also banked at a different angle compared to the others. It was difficult to discern whether the crafts were actually moving very slowly, or if they were completely stationary.

Then, each craft blinked its lights off and on (the three lights of a craft in unison) as if the crafts were communicating with each other. The blinking seemed to be in a sequence, as if each craft was a separate ornament on a Christmas tree. The sequential blinking lasted less than 1 or 2 seconds. All of the lights disappeared as suddenly as they had appeared, but not at the same time (each craft "turned-off" at different times).

All of the above took place on the order of about 10 seconds. I have never seen anything like it before. I have been searching the news sites to see if anyone else saw the same lights.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))