George Washington during his first year as President established by proclamation Thursday, November 26, 1789, as "A Day of Public Thanksgiving and Prayer." Washington signed the decree on October 3, called "General Thanksgiving," that appointed the day to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God. While there were Thanksgiving observances in America both before and after Washington's proclamation, this represents the first to be so designated by the new national government.
At the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775, General George Washington took command of the Continental Army to fight King George III of England, then the world's most powerful nation. The first general order issued to his pitifully few troops who had little hope of winning the war was:
"The General most earnestly requires and expects a due observance of those articles of war established for the government of the army, which forbid profane cursing, swearing and drunkenness. And in like manner, he requires and expects of all officers and soldiers not engaged in actual duty, a punctual attendance of Divine Services, to implore the blessing of Heaven upon the means used for our safety and defense."
At this time in American history, it is time to again implore the blessing of Heaven. We have wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, coupled with worldwide Jihad with many sides claiming a belief in the God of Islam and the Christian/Judeo God. A fight that has been going since the Crusades.
I spent twenty years as an intelligence analyst and have a master’s degree in business administration and see some very disturbing trends. I believe events are often planned and controlled even though they might appear as accidental. Despite what you may see on the news Western Civilization is in a battle for survival, and we are losing. The greed and poor management skills of our CEOs and political leaders is being used to defeat us. Islam is on the rise throughout the world as belief in Christianity declines. Libya's leader Mohmmar Qaddafi is probably correct when he says, "There are signs that Allah will grant Islam victory in Europe without swords, without guns, without conquests. Heavy Muslim immigration into Europe, will create majorities in most European countries by mid-century.
Oil isn't the principal Saudi export, Islamic jihad ideology is -- and the money we spend on foreign oil bankrolls its spread. I have been to the Middle East dozens of times and lived there months at a time. Some of the most clever people in the world reside in Iran and the Middle East and China. They see how easy it is to manipulate our CEOs to overextend their companies by paying themselves millions, while their own companies are failing. Greed and extravagance at almost every level in American firms and politics makes it difficult for us to compete on a global scale. To pay the lavish salaries unnecessary risks are taken and the financial books are often rigged. American business was ready to be pressured and is in very poor shape. The recession and possible financial collapse was a managed plan to cripple Western Civilization and particularly the United States. The balance of wealth has shifted where the US has become a debtor nation to China and the oil barons of the Middle East.
Some of the richest men in the world were able to manipulate the price of oil, and our stock markets to thrash the US economically. Part of the plan was to get the news media to publicize daily every piece of bad news, then manipulate stock prices. The US is at war with some of most powerful and wealthy people in the world and is a life-and-death struggle with radical Muslims. To succeed in this fight the US needs to go back to President Washington’s advice for Thanksgiving to implore the blessing of Heaven.
The Saucer News Summer of 1969 reports: The fact of the matter was that most who reported sightings seemed to be very ordinary people who were often solid pillars of their community. One of these people was not so ordinary, but he could hardly be a nut in view of the money he was making for his company. That person was none other than Henry Ford II, who observed a saucer for half an hour and reported the incident to the Detroit News. Ford the CEO of Ford Motors from 1960-79 was one of a plane load of Ford executives who had the experience during a trip back from Texas a few months previously.
"We saw something round and white," Ford said, "It looked like a dish. It stayed beside us, but some distance away. "I asked our pilot to radio the Air Force to send a fighter plane up for a look. He didn’t want to because he was afraid they would think he was a kook. Ford didn’t issue any press announcements on it at the time, but he was willing to talk about the experience. "I really saw this," he said, "It was quite a thing." "I guess you could call it an unidentified flying object," he said "It stayed with us for 30 minutes to an hour. I got bored looking at it. Ask the others about it. One of the others said ,"It looked like big silver dollar; I could see it from every window on the plane" Another commented, "It’s a true story we all saw it, it’s a true story!" Thanks to the Saucer News Summer of 1969, Page 20.
Editor’s Note: Ford owned a great deal of Ford stock and his personal wealth depended on a successful firm. This not the case with today’s CEOs. The Associated Press reports on Warren Buffett's advice on how the bailout should be structured: "The government should insist top executives at Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler invest a significant percentage of their own net worth in the Detroit-based companies, Buffett said, ensuring both executives and taxpayers would share in any profits or losses." GM CEO Richard Wagoner in 2007, took home $14,415,914 and was flown around in one of five company corporate jets. Detroit's top executives have expressed confidence that any loans would be paid back. Great! So they shouldn't have any problem with investing their entire net worth in the deal -- or at least every dime that they've made running these companies into the ground. I'm skeptical of a big bailout of the auto industry, but insider participation by all employees would do a lot to win the battle for the hearts and minds of the public.
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is about the only place on earth where pure, workable native copper was found in commercial quantities. The copper found on Lake Superior came out of the ground so free of adulterants that it could be formed into pots and pans without refining or processing. Shallow pits indicate ancient miners were here for centuries before Alexander Henry arrived in 1766. The site was not explored again until the mid 1800's. A village sprung up around the mine and restoration is presently in progress.
Copper was first mined in this area by an ancient vanished race between 5,000 and 1,200 bc. These miners left no burial grounds, dwellings, pottery, clay tablets or cave drawings. What was left behind was thousands of copper producing pits and more thousands of crude hammering stones with which the pits had been worked. The ancients apparently worked the copper bearing rock by alternately using fire and cold water, to break the copper ore into smaller pieces from which they could extract the metal with hand held hammering stones or stone hatchets. With this copper, they made tools.
Scientists and engineers estimate that it would have required 10,000 men 1,000 years to develop the extensive operations carried on throughout the region. It is estimated that 1.5 billion pounds of copper were mined by these unknown people or aliens.
The pure copper of Lake Superior has been discovered in prehistoric cultures throughout North and South America. The mystery of their origin and disappearance remains unsolved. Many hammered copper knives, arrow and spear heads and axes were recovered at ancient mining sites. Some fine examples are on display at Fort Wilkins.
The reality is that people from around the world have likely crossed the oceans to come to obtain the copper. There is plenty of evidence of Greeks, Phoenicians, and Carthaginians and possibly aliens mined copper in Michigan. The copper mines have stones carved with ancient Mediterranean languages going back thousands of years or more. The subject is fascinating and fraught with archaeologists and anthropologists stating that such is not possible, but to do that, they have to hide, ignore and destroy all kinds of evidence. You will be amazed at the stone works and myths and legends and language similarities and methods of working that point to something far bigger than one tribe and 15,000 years.
ROSEVILLE - The mystery surrounding a series of lights seen hovering over Roseville Friday night has been solved. The lights were attached to an airplane that belongs to a Bay Area aerial advertising firm that was announcing the grand opening of a tire store. "It was the craziest thing I've ever seen," said Sacramento News10 reporter Angel Cardenas, who recorded a nine-second clip of video from Air10 while flying over a high school football game in Roseville. The incident prompted a number of calls to News10 and a buzz on the Internet. The owner of the advertising firm said the plane occasionally stirs UFO sighting reports."From a distance it looks unidentified, lights are blinking," said Jason Frost of American Air Lights in Concord. "You can't read the words unless you're in the target audience (below the plane)."Frost said he welcomed the exposure from the Friday night aerial ad campaign."It's good for us," he said. http://www.news10.net/news/story.aspx?storyid=51021&catid=2
EDITOR’S NOTE: Advertising planes or blimps are easy to confuse with actual UFOs. Usually the writing is in a circling mode creating the impression of a disc with moving lights. From a distance the writing is unreadable.
Norman Bryden writes, "Possible alien or Martian city can be seen, with thousands of individual buildings located between the elongated light-colored structures on Mars. Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Image shows this MOC narrow-angle image E10-0184147, that was taken over 31°W and 78.50°S. The scaled pixel width is 2.90 meters image dated 2001-11-12T20:47:43.54. Check out Mars Structures website.
Thanks to Norman Bryden and NASA http://www.marsstructures.com/
PHOENIX - I was in the first grade at Village Meadows School in 1964, at noon. Three of us were sent to wash our hands before lunch. I came out first, and saw a large silver saucer like object that was hovering over the swing set. My other two companions came out and we watched it for a few seconds and then it just seemed to disappear. Phoenix was mostly desert at the time. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
Newport Beach – J .A. Watson (Fullbright) writes: "I just sent you a couple more pictures that I took of an orb on November 9, 2008." The orb in the first photo seems to come out of the ground and floats higher up in the second photo. I also enlarged the picture so that you could see what was in it.
It is really interesting. Thanks to J. A. Watson (Fullbright)
Los Angeles -- On November 14, 2008, at 7:00 PM, I had just got home from work. I stepped out of my car, looked up into the fairly clear night sky and saw a huge aircraft flying slowly due north. The first thing I noticed was that it was way too big and too low in altitude to be a jet airliner. Also, if it was a terrestrial airliner, it would've made a lot of noise because of its apparent low altitude. This aircraft made very little noise. Upon further viewing I noticed it had faint to bright red and white blinking pinhole lights. These lights moved in unison in one slow, seemingly intentional direction. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
Palm Springs – On October 26, 2008, I was out on my patio smoking around 10:30 PM and was looking up at the night sky when I notice 4 objects flying together in a loose formation. I stared at them as they flew overhead and saw no lights and four round discs flying, last night. I turned to the north heard no sounds. They were all round, about 30 to 40 feet across. They were flying about 1000 to 2000 feet above ground. I watched them until they vanished. All four were heading south. This was my first time seeing something like this. I now know we are not alone. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director http://www.ufocenter.com/
POMPANO --I'm a security officer and patrol a plaza with various stores. On August 6, 2008, around 11:50 AM, I happened to see a bright light in the western sky. I went on continuing to patrol and fifteen minutes later I moved to a different spot, and noticed the bright light was still in the same location. I decided to take a picture of it. At this point, it's not a big deal since it wasn't moving. About 30 min. to an hour later it was gone. At 3 pm, on my lunch break, I reviewed the photo and the object had the shape of a hovering disk. I then noticed small black objects around the bright light object. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Fort Walton Beach -- My wife and I were on the beach at Okaloosa Island on October 25, 2008, close to 10 PM, the sky was clear and the stars were visible. As we were lying down my wife pointed at a light speeding rapidly through the sky, and shortly another craft traveling at the same speed followed. I am in the air force and I see jets regularly performing exercises and maneuvers. Our aircraft are not capable of flying at those speeds. The objects did not leave a trail so I convinced it was neither a comet nor a meteor. Also because the objects made no sound. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director http://www.ufocenter.com/
Galena – On October 18, six of us were at a friend's home and went out on the second-floor deck to look at the stars from 9 to10 PM, and saw a bright light in the eastern sky that had unusual movements. It was darting back and forth and looping around. This was no airplane or star. All six sober adults at the home saw it over the course of about an hour. We just couldn't believe what we were seeing and didn't know who to report it to. I was just wondering if anyone else reported anything. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
INDIANAPOLIS --My fiancée and I were leaving on our way back to Bloomington on Bluff Road out of Indianapolis to State Road 37. Driving down south, past the Greenwood region, I saw an aircraft in the distance, with a solitary flashing light, which flashed once every second or two, moving slowly north, rearing up to pass me overhead. My lady said, "Check out that plane." At which point, it took ten seconds before it could pass overhead of my car. I realized how low it was, it was only 50-100 feet above us, flying dangerously low. I said out loud, "That's not an airplane." Second flash of light, I could distinctly make out the shape, that of which I have never seen in my life, and I come from a family with a history in aviation. It was like a skeleton, just composed of bars/supports, possibly metallic, and it was two times, possibly three times, larger than my car. The light flashed from the center of the object, and I could not see anything except for the supports/bars that composed the structure. I'm not sure where anyone could be located to possibly pilot the object.
It was silent, and didn't interrupt my radio signal, it flew right overhead, and there were many people who probably saw it. I kept driving and talking about how strange the aircraft was. She kept watching and eventually it stopped moving north, and started moving straight up into the night sky. She lost sight of it convinced it was some kind of ultra light aircraft, but it was so much larger, and there was nothing attached to the structure, like a glider or anything. It was so large and I only got to see the front half of it. When I came home, I told my father all about this aircraft. I did some research and I found it is strikingly similar looking to the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle attached above. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Des Moines -- This was on October 7, 2008, at 10 PM, I was driving down Interstate 35 near Merle Hay Road and saw three triangle UFOs. They were red lighted with yellow dots on the corners. They were flying over my car and drifted along the area. The ghost ships all drifted to the east over the Holiday Inn and flew under a cloud. One changed its yellow lights to red on the corners and disappeared. There was no sound and the other two also disappeared. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director http://www.ufocenter.com/
MUSCATINE -- On October 25, 2008, between 2 and 4 AM, through my open bedroom window I saw exceptional brilliance at 30-35 degrees elevation to the northeast. It was two fingers in width and impressed me with its size. I heard no sound. It was so beautiful; I was tempted to take a digital photograph, but unfortunately did not. I am accustomed to observing the sky. This is the second time in my life I have seen what I thought was the moon, but later realized it could not have been after checking the almanac. Thanks to UFOINFO for this report. http://www.ufoinfo.com/
Grand Rapids -- My friend and I were on my porch talking in the middle of October 2007 at 11:00 PM, when I glanced over and noticed three objects flying in formation. The middle one was at point and two others on either side. They were cruising along at exactly the same speed as one another. I pointed them out to my friend and we watched them approach, thinking it odd for planes to fly like that. We also noticed that the red lights were pulsing, not blinking.
There was a whole bank of them in the front and they curved in a half circle at the front of the craft. As they approached, we discerned that they were about as big as a small Cessna, but traveling quite low. As they passed quietly over head, we saw that it was flat on the bottom, so they were shaped like a puck. We watched them until they disappeared over the western horizon. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
BRANSON -- The object appeared suddenly traveling southwest and parallel with the ground on October 23, 2008 at 2:12 PM. The object reflected the sun brightly for several seconds and diminished in size and then disappeared. The observer experienced a slowing of time for three weeks afterward.
Comments: The witness was driving westward when he saw the object. It is not clear if the other two witnesses were in the car with him. The object was described as "reflective silver" in color, but was only the size of a grain of rice held at arm's length. Therefore it would be difficult for the witness to determine a definitive shape at that size. The observation of "time slowing" is interesting, but obviously cannot be verified. Thanks to William Puckett UFOS Northwest http://ufosnw.com
St. Louis -- On the night of October 26, 2008, my three buddies and I were on Hall Street, which is just north of St. Louis. While watching street races I noticed this object just hovering near Lambert Airport but my friends said, "It was just a helicopter." I watched for 45 minutes until the cops came, and all cars scattered. As we were driving down the road, my buddy said that thing is still there and it's moving towards us. As it got closer it was about a football field high (300 feet). The craft was like a square/triangle and big, about the height of a one level house. The length of about 50 yards. It had three blinking red lights on the side, a blinking red light at the top, and a big spot light in the front. It wasn't an aircraft.
The craft was swaying back and forth and you could see the reflection of the metallic looking bottom looked square. I have a video of it. I had three people in my car that were going crazy. The craft made no noise. We jumped on the highway to follow the craft and were driving parallel with the craft. It started to veer off Highway 70 toward Illinois. We got off at the Bellfontaine exit and made a right turn and followed it for about 3 miles, then the object disappeared. The object had no propeller, no wings, made no noise, and had a square shape to it. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director http://www.ufocenter.com/
BORDER -- On November 20, 2008 in the early evening I and apparently thousands of others particularly in Canada saw a fireball meteor. We live in Northern Montana a few miles south of the Alberta/Montana border and about half way between the Coutts and Wild Horse border crossings. Several of us saw this bright light which to me at first was like a falling star but it did not burn out as usual. It started and then suddenly got brighter as a slight explosion and got wider and it seemed like it hit earth or at least went out of sight before burning out. To me it seemed like a white then yellow/orange color. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
On October 8, 2008 I was flying to Oakland, CA from Chicago, IL. About half way into the flight, flying over the mountain states, I saw a black egg flying around the same height as the plane. It had a ghostly black tail (my first thought was that it was a plane on fire!) and was smoothly flying near the plane, as if it was supposed to be there. Curious, I started taking pictures of it, so I could later zoom in and see it clearer. I remember looking around and not seeing anyone else notice it...and I didn't say anything to anyone. I remember thinking "If this is a dangerous object...the pilot would know, right?"
Then I took a video of the Egg as it changed directions to be perpendicular to the plane. Any suspicions of falling asteroids were immediately dismissed...as they can't change directions...or fly. It seemed like the tail got bigger and bigger as the Egg flew away from us. I tried to convince myself that it was some militaristic plane. I really think that what I saw was unexplainable. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Hammonton – On November 24, 2008, at 7 PM, I was driving and it was raining as I noticed an object slowly moving towards the north that did not look like a low flying plane. Once again the object had red and cyan (greenish-blue) lights. The object was about two miles from Route 206, but it was very hard to keep a track on its location without being a danger due to the rain. I lost sight after a number of minutes as I turned the final corner and it was lost behind the trees. It was the same object that has been reported before. Thanks to MUFON CMS
On November 23, 2009, my husband and I spotted a bright sphere about 75 degrees up in the sky just to the south of us. It first appeared to be moving to the northwest then south. I went inside to grab my video camera and call the kids out to see it also; it took a few minutes to get it in sight on the video camera. We had the telescope out and my son got it sighted in and it had the same smaller sphere circling it like the last one we saw. I could not see it in the video camera and never got a chance to see it in the telescope this time. I had my oldest daughter take photos. About 25-30 minutes into the sighting it got bright and in the camera you could see debris or spheres coming out the back of it. My son lost sight of the object and couldn't find it again after it "exploded". Thanks to MUFON CMS
Aledo -- My 10 year old daughter took this picture near Bearcat Stadium on November 11, 2008. She said that she watched this bright object slowly moving around for about 10 minutes or so. Then it slowly faded away. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Granbury -- My friend and I were walking about 10:45 PM, on October 22, 2008, outside of his home, and as we reached the near end of our walk we looked up and viewed a UFO in the sky. We both asked if the other had seen what we thought we'd seen, agreed, and headed home. The craft itself was in the shape of a disk, it had eight lights on the bottom part of it. The crafts upper part was a gray color, and the bottom part with the lights appeared to be black. (It was late at night so it might be another color, but I was unable to see what it was). The experience wasn't very long, the craft moved to the right from its original position, made a small circle, moved left, and then seemed to disappear. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director http://www.ufocenter.com/
Mountlake Terrace -- On November 19, 2008, about 5 PM, I looked out my office window above the tree line and I noticed what looked like two stars just after sunset. The one which was upper left, I believe to be a star or planet (Jupiter?). It was startling to see it there just hovering. It was a blinding white light and a perfect spherical ball that was mostly gold/yellow but would change to blue on occasion. It was three times the size of a star and seemed to move slightly around - sort of bouncing. At first I thought it was plane and kept waiting for it to cross over my house. I went to get my daughter who saw it as well.
Fifteen minutes later, I was still waiting for it to go over my house, I live near Boeing Field, Paine Field, and SeaTac airport and see air traffic constantly. This was no plane. Eventually, I watched a plane come from left to right, crossing under the UFO. Then more traffic crossed back and forth just above the tree line, but just under the UFO. I kept watching the triangulation of the star to the UFO to the street light (in the tree line) and the planes crossing back and forth. I grabbed my camera and took 30 photos. Eventually, it moved to the right behind the trees and out of view.
Comments: Mars and Mercury were visible low on the western horizon at 5 PM, on November 19, 2008. Jupiter and Venus were visible in the southwest. I suspect that the witness could have photographed Mars, but the blue color is unusual. The photo has been edited by the witness and enlarged. Mars may have appeared blue due to extensive light scattering because it was very low on the horizon. The movement described by the witness is consistent with the rotation of the Earth.
The Witness is a retired police detective. He was taking his dog out at 9 PM, on Monday, November 17, 2008 when he noticed 4 or 5 bright yellow-orange lights in the sky arranged in a straight row. He estimates the altitude at 5,000 feet and the lights were silent. He also observed a number of military jets also flying in the area (making lots of noise) but at higher altitude. The same time the following night he observed 3 to 4 more orange lights in the sky for a few seconds before they disappeared. There were military jets in the air on the second night as well. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Buenos Aires -- I observed and recorded a dark object over Almagro Pale, Belgrano Brazil on October 26, 2008, for four minutes. The metallic UFO flew north over Argentina. Its altitude was between 2000 and 3000 meters. As is seen in the video the size of this is a lenticular UFO, it can oscillate between 3 and 5 meters of diameter, not much more than this. What was impressive is that it was seen with binoculars, and the surface was a dark brown. The video can be seen at: http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=NedkXYluwUY
West Riffa – On October 29, 2008, I was standing on top of a hill and saw a weird object moving slowly to west with strange green and red lights were flashing towards Saudi Arabia, and then disappeared in nano-second. Around 6:30 pm, it disappeared from the scene and I suddenly realized I witnessed a UFO. I am not saying that exactly it is a UFO, but it might be. The place I witnessed this strange object was deadly silent area where no one reside. I am not sure what happened to me but only I can see at that point was a really weird object flying over my head and moving towards west. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director http://www.ufocenter.com/
North Bay, Ontario -- On November 15, 2008, I was working the graveyard shift from my home office and looked out my north window at 2:20 AM, and saw this big red light. The light was about the size of a saucer/sandwich plate, therefore too big to be a light from an airplane or helicopter. There was absolutely no sound associated with this light and it did not blink. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
Ladner, B.C. -- I was biking on November 15, 2008, when I saw some strange moving lights in the sky between 5:26 PM to 6:09 PM. A group of about six lights were moving smoothly yet erratically in the eastern sky below 30° above the horizon. These lights were an orange street lamp color but I couldn't detect their size or any other definition. Their movement was fascinating as they would group together in pairs and soar through the sky before dispersing or fading out. Then they would reappear in groups of four at times and do the same thing. All the while, other lights moved around them in different directions and speeds.
The lights continuously changed speed and direction, and always slowly disappeared after a while only to reappear again in a different spot. Their general motion was in circles parallel to the ground. They were near the Boundary Bay Airport, but I can't imagine these were any kind of aircraft. They could have been model airplanes but it would be odd to fly after sunset. I had my HD camcorder with me and was able to take a few minutes of video of the lights.
Comments: I concur with the witness that the lights were probably not model airplanes. However, one of the lights could have been a regular aircraft. The identity of the other lights is unknown although there is a possibility that the lights could be birds illuminated by bright ground lights. Given the mostly cloudy weather conditions means that the lights were flying fairly low. Several clips were sent by the witness. A portion of one of these clips is posted. Several airfields are in the area. Thanks to William Puckett UFOS Northwest http://ufosnw.com
Mexico City -- Information is filtering through regarding a possible encounter with a UFO that occurred on the October 27, 2008, by the crew of a Boeing 737-200 airplane performing a descent on a flight from Los Cabos, Baja Peninsula. The crew saw a slow moving ‘elongated teardrop’ shape with a frontal diameter of eight meters. It was bluish in color and slightly glowing. The skies were clear. Some crew members were somewhat frightened by the encounter and described the craft as having 'other-worldly' qualities. A few passengers were said to have complained of headaches shortly after landing. Mexico is regarded by some as the first nation to publicly acknowledge UFO’s as a reality. Thanks to Scott Corrles
Piura –Professor Josué Gonzáles writes, "The Amazing Extraterrestrial Mothership is back in Northern Peru that has been seen for thousands of years. The Proyecto UFO Piura Extraterrestrial Contact Team sends greetings and this video footage shows some images from November 1, 2008. While we were walking on our way to our usual camping spot in the desert between Piura and Paita - we suddenly noticed two strange light objects in the sunset. When the UFOs got closer to the camera, we captured the larger one. This is an enhanced photo from the video.
Note that the images taken in Japan in 1995 are very similar to the Peru video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofBq5b_BVSI
Birmingham Mail - reports on November 21, 2008, by Anuji Varma, A police helicopter flying over Birmingham narrowly avoided tragedy when it nearly collided with a UFO, a report has claimed. The pilot managed to swerve out of the mystery aircraft’s way while he was on a routine police surveillance task over the city centre earlier this year. The helicopter was also carrying two police observers during the journey at around 9.50 pm on May 2. All three reported seeing an aircraft with two continuous blue/green lights – but were unable to identify what it was. The extraordinary incident is detailed in a document compiled by experts from the Airprox Board, which records near misses and reports them to the military and air traffic control units.
The report stated: "The front observer saw unidentified lights flying around their aircraft. The pilot established visual contact, as he maneuvered the aircraft to avoid a collision and to identify the light source." The object was less than 100 meters away and flew around them. The pilot told the Airprox Board he thought the intent may either have been sinister or just someone messing around. It was initially believed that the object was a radio controlled aircraft and that it was purposefully flown around the helicopter.
The report stated: "He (the pilot) believes the lights may have come from a radio controlled fixed wing aircraft, the lights being to assist with night flying." Despite searching the area with a thermal camera, the pilot was unable to find any signs of radio-controlled model activity. And the British Model Flying Association ruled out the possibility, saying the mystery object was flying too high to be a miniature craft. Leading expert Nick Pope, who previously worked for the Ministry of Defense’s UFO desk and is nicknamed the British Fox Mulder, told the Birmingham Mail today: "A helicopter was nearly blown out of the sky. "This is a very disturbing incident which needs to be thoroughly investigated by the MoD and the Civil Aviation Authority as well as other near misses.
"The conclusion on the report is unsatisfactory especially when this aircraft came within seconds of a collision. It is a very interesting case especially when you look at the eyewitnesses. They are credible and reliable sources who have experience in night time flying.""This sighting clearly illustrates that whatever one believes about UFOs, this incident raises important air safety issues and should be taken seriously." Thanks to the Birmingham News http://www.birminghammail.net/news/birmingham-news/2008/11/21/ufo-involved-in-a-dramatic-incident-97319-22310179/
BATTERSEA, LONDON -- On my way out for the night when I saw a man in front of me on the pavement staring at the sky, naturally I looked up to see about 5-8 glowing orbs they had a fiery glowing property to them and were travelling from West to East in the sky in very controlled paths. Two other passersby stopped and looked and 2 girls in a car stopped and looked also. The first man and I discussed what they could be but neither of us had ever seen anything like this before. The sighting is extremely similar to the one posted by Ilana Fox on You Tube on October 13th. These sightings are near identical to mine. Direct link: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=rRgZdZsLegE
WARSOP, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE -- My father recently told me of an odd sighting he made. He was taking the dog for a walk around October 24, 2008, at 7 PM, when he saw in the sky a, 'ball that flickered like a flame'. He was near the junction of Southgate Road and Meden Avenue, Warsop, looking roughly south, when he said he saw he an object moving in the direction of Edwinstowe. It was only a couple of hundred feet up yet moved silently and left no smoke trail, but conversely it travelled too quickly to be a balloon or any similar object. An hour later when he was back at home, the power was suddenly cut to all the appliances in the house, yet every light remained working. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
HIGHAMS PARK, WALTHAM FOREST, LONDON--I was sitting down with my girlfriend having dinner on October 26, 2008 at 9:45 PM, when I looked outside of the window and saw what looked like something on fire out of the window flying past about half a mile away. I jumped up with amazement and called my girlfriend to get up off the sofa and look. She was also amazed. At first I thought it was a plane on fire and it was coming down to earth, but there was no flashing lights as such, just this bright orange glow. It was going across the sky quite fast and was heading for the forest nearby.
It eventually disappeared in the forest and I thought that was it, but a few seconds later it emerged again and floated off in a different direction and eventually disappeared. It was amazing I have never seen something like this in my life. I also filmed it with a small digital camera but with a small memory card and a short zoom its only about 40 seconds long, but you can make it out. I am still amazed. Thanks to Brian Vike Director of HBCC UFO Research http://www.hbccufo.org/
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