|Occurred : 7/26/2012 21:50 (Entered as : 07/26/12 21:50)
Reported: 7/27/2012 12:30:24 AM 00:30
Location: Arcata, CA
|red light surrounded by green neon lights hover a min or two in formation and dart quickly down
Was driving southbound on hwy 101 in Arcata, CA around 9:50pm July, 26, 2012.
My dad and I saw what appeared to be a red light closely surrounded by a number of green neon lights as on some sort of craft. It was hovering over the city near the hospital for some time (2-4 min) at what appeared to be a few hundred feet off the ground.
We thought it was an antenna with lights on top of a building or maybe the Coast Guard helicopter. That is until after a few minutes, it darted down at an angle at a high rate of speed as if it had crashed or the antenna fell down.
Until I learn more I am thinking more on the lines of it being a radio control aircraft of some type with a nice light system.