Spring 1996

Received: March 29, 2004

City of Commerece, California

Date: Spring of 1996
Time: 10:30 a.m.

The following happened in the Spring of 1996 in the City of Commerece, just east of downtown Los Angeles. The weather was cold, windy, overcast with a steady drizzle. My office was located on the 2nd floor of a office building located in a industrial park. My window gave me a view due north. At about 10:30 AM, a co-worker entered my office and asked if I had seen the strange object in the sky north of our office.

I looked out the window and observed a V-shaped black object at about 1,000 feet altitude. The object did not appear to be very large. It was completly stationary in the sky, even though the wind was blowing quite hard. The object appeared to morph, changing shape so quickly that you couldn't process what it was doing. It would always return to the V-shape after a few seconds. To the SE of the object was a red cylinder (pipe shaped) with an antenna array sticking out of the end facing the V-shaped obdject. Within a few meters of the cylinder was another cylinder. I was later told by co-workers that there were more cylinders directly above our building. I did not go out to observe because of the steady drizzle. These ojects were observed for about 30 minutes when they suddenly moved upward and to the NE in unison. Again, none of the objects swayed in the steady wind while stationary in the sky. This incident was observed by at least 30 people in our building. This was the subject of discussion the next morning on a L.A. talk radio program and an article in the Orange County Register newspaper where witnesses described it as looking like a junkyard in the early morning sky.We were all left with a errie lingering feeling that we had observed something extraordinary. I have never been able to locate any followup information on this incident.

Thank you and keep up the great work.


Thank you to the witness for the interesting report.

Brian Vike, Director
HBCC UFO Research


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