|Occurred : 1/1/2016 00:00 (Entered as : 01/01/16 0:00)
Reported: 1/2/2016 5:11:49 AM 05:11
Location: Elk Grove, CA
|6 - 7 peach colored craft moving easterly direction. Sacramento area. Midnight 2016 New Years
On December 31st/January 1st very close to midnight while traveling south on Ca. Hwy 99, from Sacramento to L.A..
Just south of Sacramento, about Elk Grove area.
I noticed 6 to 7 light peach colored, illuminated objects in the sky.
Moving in a Easterly direction.
Having been in the Air Force and seeing many air shows at first I thought they were a formation of military helicopters, they were moving about that speed.
Slow and steady. They did not appear to be that high up (less than a mile. Maybe a half to 3/4). Being night time it was difficult to tell. Also, being in a big rig and on a hwy it was not possible to tell by sound (too noisy). For that same reason I could not tell if it made any noise.
The formation was very odd as well. One I've never seen before.
4 points to make a square, then one above to form what would look like the pitch of a house.
Then another 3 times the length out from there. Pointing in the direction it was going. East, north easterly.
I've been a night driver for many many years. I've never seen anything like this before.
My gut feeling was this was not E.T..
I did not stop for a better look. So I could not tell if this was one object with lights or several objects (by seeing if there was a star field between them). They moved in perfect unison.
I watched them for about a min before they and I passed beyond my windshield view.
The color of the lights were very odd. Like no color I've ever seen on a flying craft.
Not red nor orange. More like a faint peach color. Or a spot light turned down very low (color wise) yet the light was very illuminated. Having flown and taken lessons planes have two colors. One on each wing. Red and blue or blue green. White lights forward. Never peach.
I thought about a blimp for New Years, that's possible, but I sure could not make out its message? For what it's worth. Much further south out around hwy 41 and 46 on both hwy 99 and Interstate 5 we have many night time crop dusters that you can get all kinds of crazy light formations (not different colors) because they fly in very weird positions to prepare for crop dusting in a very short span. My point. UFO sightings in those areas are more likely crop dusters than anything else. This or these were definitely not a crop duster.