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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/23/2002 22:15 (Entered as : 07/23/02 10:15p.m)
Reported: 7/28/2002 8:39:45 PM 20:39
Posted: 8/16/2002
Location: Avalon, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 30sec.
Characteristics: There were lights on the object

((NUFORC Note: Not other data provided by witness. PD))

((NUFORC Note 2: Original report did not download to the database because of a break in the original data on the Online Report Form. We have manually entered the data originally provided by the witness. We apologize to the witness, who has resubmitted a second report, which appears in the database for July 23, 2002. PD))

I was on vacation on the Island of Catalina staying in the city of Avalon towards the back of the town in a condo unit that my family me have rented each year during the last month of July to take part in a 60 mile running event called the Tour 'D' Catalina for the past 9 years. Out unit is way in the back on the side of a big hill, it is much darker than most parts of town due to very little light..

On Tues. July 23rd. at just past 10:15p.m on are very big deck area the kids in out group were making their beding for the night when one of the girls yells, look a UFO, with her on the deck our two other 18yr. old girls, this girl is 14 yrs old., her father and me step outside and look to the what seems like the south, west, to see a flying "Triangle" with very bright red lights covering all parts of the outside of this flying V with white lights just to the inside of the red lights. The wing size was big, very big, Being a runner I think in terms of how far to go, This was how big, Maybe 300 yrd. to 1/4 mile each part of the two wings that made up the V or Triangle. In the center was a bright white circle. It made no sound, it looked to move very slow passing to the very dark side of the Island and into open ocean area for the next 2000 miles or more. I went to the local police dept. the next day but there was no reports of wha we saw.

One of the members of my group told a frined who told him that in Arizona in 1998, this same shape was seen in the skys.