Sunday, 31 October 2010

UFO Mailing List Post:
“USS Franklin D. Roosevelt Sighting Entries”

by Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos,
29 October 2010 (UFO UpDates, Toronto, Canada)

The operations history of the aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt includes four entries related to UFO sightings, Spanish UFO researcher Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos reports:

USS FDR carried both conventionally- and nuclear-armed aircraft.

I also reported on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt-UFO connection on 18 October 2009:


Related posts:

USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB/CVA/CV-42) in 1967 
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UFO News Article:
“Officials blamed UFOs for disarming nukes”,
31 October 2010 (Toronto Sun, Ontario, Canada)

Toronto Sun reports on the mainstream media’s reaction to the UFO-Nukes Connection Press Conference that was held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on 27 September 2010:

The UFO-Nukes Connection Press Conference was organised by Robert L. Hastings (left) and Robert L. Salas
Smoking Gun UFO Shuttle Footage

The video’s first UFO footage (unknown Space Shuttle mission) shows the famous right angle turning UFO which is followed by a second UFO:

The second UFO footage comes from the STS-123 mission.

The NASA STS-123 Space Shuttle Endeavour mission:

Launch date: 11 March 2008 -
Landing date: 26 March 2008.

Saturday, 30 October 2010

UFO TV News Report:
2nd Annual BUFORA UFO Congress 1981,
25 May 1981 (ITN News, London, UK)

The UFO congress was held in London, UK, ITN News reports:

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U.S. Government UFO Documents:
“UFO Documents Index”, 15 January 2009
(National Security Agency & Central Security Service,

U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.)

The NSA web page contains forty-two UFO documents:

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UFO TV Report:
“Avistamientos en Huasco” (“Sightings in Huasco”),
26 October 2010 (Mucho Gusto, Mega, Santiago, Chile)

Mega reports on a UFO flap in Valle San Felix, Chile: (1) (2) (3)

Valle San Felix is a village in the municipality of Alto del Carmen.

Villagers in Las Breas and Crucecita have also sighted UFOs.

The UFO sightings started on 19 October 2010. UFOs have been sighted both during the daytime and the night-time, according to the video source.

UFO Article:
“Goverment UFO Documents on the Internet”
by Mark Rodeghier 

(J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, 
Chicago, Illinois)

Dr. Mark Rodeghier, the president and scientific director of The
J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, reports on the released
CIA, FBI and NSA UFO documents:

Dr. Mark Rodeghier, Astrophysicist, Sociologist,
President & Scientific Director of CUFOS
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UFO News Article:
“Group sets sights on UFO documents”,
5 November 1981 (The Milwaukee Journal, Wisconsin)

The Milwaukee Journal reports on the FOIA lawsuit by Citizens Against UFO Secrecy (CAUS) against the National Security Agency (NSA):,3103765

CAUS brought legal action against the NSA in an effort to get hold of the agency’s 131 secret UFO documents.

NOTE: The newspaper date is 5 November 1981.

Aerial view of the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland ( photo)

Thursday, 28 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“Mystery still surrounds ’75 intrusion close to Loring”,
11 January 1979 (Bangor Daily News, Maine)

Bangor Daily News reports on the UFO intrusion over the
nuclear weapons storage area at Loring Air Force Base in Maine
on 27 October 1975:,3432126

Loring Air Force Base was closed as an active U.S. Air Force installation in 1994.

“The History - Loring Air Force Base - Loring Remembers”:

I also reported on this UFO incident on 21 February 2010:


Aerial view of Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, Maine
(loringremembers/history-of-loring-afb photo)

Aerial view of the 3080th Aviation Depot Group area
(East Loring), Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, Maine
(loringremembers/history-of-loring-afb photo)
UFO TV Talk Show:
“UFOs: Government Cover-Up?”, 18 July 2008
(Larry King Live, CNN, Atlanta, Georgia)

Host Larry King interviews Robert L. Hastings, Robert L. Salas, Robert Jamison and James Fox, among others: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

Robert L. Hastings,
U.S. UFO Author,
Lecturer & Researcher
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UFO News Article:
“UFO spotted over power station”,
18 August 2009 (Peterlee Mail, Hartlepool, UK)

UK MoD UFO records show that a large, slow moving UFO was sighted over Hartlepool Power Station on 23 March 1993, at 9:15 p.m., according to Peterlee Mail:

There were similar UFO reports on 24 and 25 March 1993, according to the article.

Quote from the article:
“Mail columnist and Ufologist, Richard D Hall, said: "There have been many cases of UFO sightings over nuclear weapon storage areas and power stations.”

The National Archives released the fourth batch of UK MoD UFO files on 17 August 2009.

Wikipedia article: “Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station”:

Hartlepool Power Station is a nuclear power station situated on the northern bank of the mouth of the River Tees, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Hartlepool in County Durham, North East England, according to the Wikipedia article.

Hartlepool Power Station, UK ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“New Mexico UFO Sightings Described in Report”,
9 April 1983 (The Victoria Advocate, Texas)

Released U.S. government documents tell of five sightings of UFOs near Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico and the nearby Manzano Weapons Storage Area and Coyote Canyon, according to the article:,1916773

Coyote Canyon is a test area for the U.S. military.

The Manzano Weapons Storage Area, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Scientist Insists ‘Flying Saucers’ Real”,
24 February 1951

(The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston-Auburn, Maine)

The Lewiston Daily Sun reports on an argument between the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy regarding the nature of UFOs:,4998890

Quote from the article:
“Dr. (Anthony O.) Mirarchi (air chemist, U.S. Air Force) said that after studying extensive files of the Office of Strategic Information, covering hundreds of eyewitness reports of flying saucers or ‘fireballs,’ he concluded the observations were consistent with ‘a missile programmed in advance.’ ”

A number of the fireball observations came from the area around Los Alamos National Laboratory, according to Dr. Mirarchi.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Tuesday, 26 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“Retired Turkish general claims

close encounter with UFOs”, 24 October 2010
(Hurriyet Daily News & Economic Review,

Istanbul, Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News & Economic Review reports on the UFO encounter by Turkish Air Force Lieutenant General Erdogan Karakus and seven other men in four jet fighters over Balikesir, Turkey in May 1983:

The UFO encounter lasted some fifteen minutes, and the UFOs were last seen over Denizli, Turkey, according to Karakus.

NOTE: According to this article, Lieutenant General Karakus and the seven other men sighted several UFOs, not one UFO as some sources reported.

Denizli, Turkey ( photo)
UFO Radio Interview:
Richard M. Dolan and Bryce Zabel,

24 October 2010 (Coast to Coast AM)

Host George Knapp interviews Richard M. Dolan and Bryce Zabel regarding their UFO book, “A.D. After Disclosure”:

Richard M. Dolan,
U.S. Historian, UFO Author,
Lecturer & Researcher

UFO TV News Report:
Retired Turkish Air Force Lieutenant General

Reveals UFO Encounter over Balikesir, Turkey in 1983,23 October 2010
(Oteki Gundem, Haber Turk, Istanbul, Turkey)

Lieutenant General Erdogan Karakus reveals that he and seven other men in four jet fighters encountered UFOs over Balikesir, Turkey in May 1983:

The UFO encounter lasted some fifteen minutes, and the UFOs flew very close to the jet fighters. When the UFOs flew close to the jet fighters Karakus could see nothing but a yellow beam of light.

The control towers at airports in Ankara, Istanbul and Konya also detected the UFOs on their radar screens.

NOTE: According to the Hurriyet article (see post dated 26 October 2010), Lieutenant General Karakus and the seven other men sighted several UFOs, not one UFO as some sources reported.

Haber Turk is a TV news channel.

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Satellite photo of Balikesir, Turkey (
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Monday, 25 October 2010

UFO News Article (Article Preview):
“Westchester Journal”, 2 September 1984
(The New York Times)

The New York Times reports on a day-long UFO conference on the 1980s Hudson Valley, New York, UFO wave at Henry H. Wells Middle School in Brewster, New York:

Dr. J. Allen Hynek , scientific director of the Center for UFO Studies, was one of the speakers. The UFO conference was attended by 1,200 people.

Dr. J. Allen Hynek,
U.S. Astronomer, the U.S. Air Force's
Scientific Consultant on UFOs (1948-1969),
UFO Author, Lecturer & Researcher
UFO News Article:
“Thousands report seeing UFOs

in New York and Connecticut”, 26 August 1984
(The News and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

The News and Courier reports that thousands of people sighted very large UFOs over Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam Counties (New York) and Western Connecticut during the summer of 1984:,8123062

These UFO incidents are part of the 1980s Hudson Valley, New York, UFO wave.

A U.S. TV channel presented a report on some of the Hudson Valley UFO sightings, including the Bob Pozzuoli UFO video:

I’ve reported on this video earlier.

County map of New York
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Freeze-frame from the Bob Pozzuoli UFO video
(The video was recorded over Brewster, Putnam County,
New York on 24 July 1984, not 1982)
Police UFO Photo:
“May 26, 1987, Etting, State Police,

Waterbury CT 9:30 PM” (Connecticut MUFON)

The circular shaped UFO was photographed over Waterbury, Connecticut by an anonymous state police officer:

This UFO incident is part of the 1980s Hudson Valley, New York, UFO wave.

NOTE: has archived the content of the Connecticut MUFON website from the late 1990s:

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Sunday, 24 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“British release UFO reports; what about ours?”,
15 May 2008

(Medill Reports, Medill Graduate School of Journalism,
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois)

This is an article on the UK National Archives’ release of the first batch of MoD UFO files on 14 May 2008:

Articles published by Medill Reports are written by Northwestern University graduate journalism students in the Washington programme of the Medill School.

Aerial view of Northwestern University - Evanston campus,
Evanston, Illinois ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“UFO DEFCON national rating system:

alerts public to UFO hot spots”,
23 October 2010 (, Denver, Colorado)

In this article, reports that national UFO examiner Roger Marsh employs the “UFO DEFCOM” national rating system to help alert the public to UFO hot spots, trends and watch areas:

Roger Marsh, U.S. Journalist, Author, Documentary Filmmaker, Director of communications for both MUFON and Pennsylvania MUFON & UFO Researcher ( photo)

Saturday, 23 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“CEFAA registro 15 avistamientos”
(“CEFAA registers 15 sightings”), 27 June 2004
(La Estrella de Iquique, Iquique, Chile)

La Estrella de Iquique reports that the Chilean government’s Committee for the Study of Aerial Anomalous Phenomena (CEFAA) registered fifteen aircraft-UFO incidents from 1997
to 2004:

English translation:

The article contains an interview with Hernan Henriquez Cobaise, who was head of the CEFAA in 2004.

The CEFAA investigates any UFO incident involving a civilian or military aircraft.

General Ricardo Bermúdez,
Chilean Air Force (Ret.) &
current Head of the CEFAA
UFO Documentary Film:


This documentary is written, directed, produced and narrated by the late U.S. UFO researcher Jeff Challender:

Challender spent thousands of hours examining NASA TV footage.

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UFO News Article & Video Report:
“UFO expert speaks at UC auditorium,
says aliens have tampered globally with nukes”,
21 October 2010 (Central Michigan Life, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan)

Central Michigan Life, Central Michigan University’s student newspaper, reports on the lecture by Robert L. Hastings that was held at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan on 20 October 2010:

Central Michigan Life video report:

Friday, 22 October 2010

Chile’s Official Aviation/UFO
Connection Research Committee:
Comité de Estudios de Fenómenos Aéreos Anómalos,
Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil, Santiago, Chile

The Committee for the Study of Aerial Anomalous Phenomena (CEFAA) is an official Chilean government organisation:

CEFAA is attached to the General Administration of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC).

English translation:

CEFAA investigates any UFO incident involving a civilian or military aircraft.

General Ricardo Bermúdez, Chilean Air Force (Ret.) &
Director of CEFAA ( ( photo)

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UFO Documentary Film:
“Pilot UFO Sightings” (OvniLab Productions)

The UFO documentary presents Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) audio recordings and testimonies by several U.S. airline pilots pertaining to UFO incidents.

This Google video presents the whole documentary:

Dr. Richard F. Haines (former NASA Research Scientist), who’s the world’s top expert on aviation-UFO incidents, shares his vast insight into this very interesting topic.

I also reported on this UFO documentary on 9 December 2009:


Dr. Richard F. Haines, former NASA Senior Research Scientist, NARCAP Chief Scientist and UFO Researcher ( photo)
UFO Documentary Film:
“UFO Secret - The Roswell Crash” (1993) (

The UFO documentary is based on the research of Kevin Randle and Don Schmitt, two of the foremost UFO investigators on the Roswell UFO crash, according to UFOTV:

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Thursday, 21 October 2010

UFO Report:
“International Organizations and Case Files” (NARCAP)

NARCAP presents information regarding official UFO research organisations that investigate aircraft-UFO incidents:

Dr. Richard F. Haines, former NASA Senior Research Scientist, NARCAP Chief Scientist and UFO Researcher ( photo)

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UFO Report:
“Physical Evidence Related to UFO Reports:
The Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the

Pocantico Conference Center, Tarrytown, New York,
September 29 - October 4, 1997”,
(Journal of Scientific Exploration,
Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 179-229, 1998)
(Society for Scientific Exploration, U.S.A.)

The following persons participated in the workshop:

Director: P. A. Sturrock;

Scientific Steering Committee: T. E. Holzer, R. Jahn, D. E. Pritchard, H. E. Puthoff, Y. Terzian and C. R. Tolbert;

Scientific Review Panel: V. R. Eshleman (Co-Chair), T. E. Holzer (Co-Chair), J. R. Jokipii, F. Louange, H. J. Melosh, J. J. Papike, G. Reitz, C. R. Tolbert and B. Veyret;

Investigators: R. F. Haines, I. von Ludwiger, M. Rodeghier, J. F. Schuessler, E. Strand, M. D. Swords, J. F. Vallee and J.-J. Velasco;

Moderators: D. E. Pritchard and H. E. Puthoff.

The workshop is known as the Sturrock Panel:

Section 8 is about UFO interference with aircraft equipment.

Peter A. Sturrock (British citizen), Professor Emeritus of applied
physics at Stanford University, California & UFO Researcher
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UFO Report:
“Aircraft/UFO Encounters Prior to 1947”

by Jan L. Aldrich (PROJECT 1947)

UFO researcher Jan L. Aldrich presents eight aircraft-UFO encounter cases:

Jan L. Aldrich,
U.S. UFO Researcher
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Wednesday, 20 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“ ‘Flying Saucers’ Sighted In West, Probers Report”,
12 July 1957 (The Spartanburg Herald, South Carolina)

An official Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) report shows that 4 UFOs flew at 3,600 miles per hour over the Los Angeles, California, area shortly before midnight on 23 March 1957 , The Spartanburg Herald reports:,1466002

The report, obtained by NICAP, was signed by one of four CAA control tower operators.

It wasn’t disclosed which Los Angeles airport it was.

NOTE: The newspaper date is 12 July 1957.

Aerial view of Los Angeles, California, 1 January 1958
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UFO News Article:
“City Waits for Night as Disk Fever Rises”,
8 July 1947 (The Milwaukee Journal, Wisconsin)

This is an article on UFO sightings that occurred in the skies over Wisconsin in early July 1947:,2505840

Quote from the article:
“Kenneth Jones, a flight instructor at Elkhorn Air Service, Elkhorn, Wis., and Capt. R. J. Southey, Burlington, were the pilots who reported seeing the fabulous platters in flight. Jones said he was flying at about 400 feet when he saw ‘something white’ traveling at terrific speed about 15 miles north of Elkhorn.”

Three students sighted 3 disk shaped UFOs which flew in a V-formation over Milton, Wisconsin on 7 July 1947.

Professor E. B. McGilvary at the University of Wisconsin-Madison also sighted a UFO on 7 July. The UFO was spherical shaped and self-luminous, according to McGilvary.

Satellite photo of Madison, Wisconsin (
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Tuesday, 19 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“Airline Pilots Make Report -

High-Speed Flying Saucer Is Sighted Over Arkansas”
21 March 1950 (Miami Daily News, Florida)

Two Chicago & Southern Air Lines pilots, Captain Jack Adams and Co-Pilot G. W. Anderson, sighted a disk shaped UFO over Stuttgart, Arkansas on 20 March 1950, at 10:20 p.m., according to the article:,2809120

Quote from the article:
“ ‘It had a peculiarly colored and very intense light on the top which blinked very rapidly. I could tell it was circular because of lighted windows on the underside of it. They were arranged in a perfectly circular pattern.

I’ve been a skeptic all my life, but what can you do when you see something like that?’ Adams said. ‘We both saw it, and we were flabbergasted.’ ”

Stuttgart, Arkansas Main Street ( photo)
UFO TV News Magazine Report:
“OVNI Triangular en Ecuador Gamavision”
(“Triangular UFO near Gamavision Ecuador ”)

(Unknown Date)
(Tercer Milenio, Mexico)

Tercer Milenio reporter Yohanan Diaz presents a UFO video that was recorded near the Gamavision Television facilities in Quito, Ecuador in 2010:

Tercer Milenio is hosted by Jaime Maussan.

UFO News Article:
“Sacaba fotos a arboles podados y capturo un ‘Ovni’ ”
(“Took pictures of pruned trees and captured a ‘UFO’ ”)
16 October 2010 (Rosario3, Rosario, Argentina)

On 11 October 2010, at 11:37 a.m., Enrique Piatti photographed several pruned trees and captured a UFO by chance, reports:

The photo was taken in the town of Alvarez, located 30 kilometres (19 miles) from Rosario.

English translation:

Photo presentation on YouTube:

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Monday, 18 October 2010

UFO News Article:
“Park Ranger Sure He Spotted UFO”, 

4 October 1973 
(The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina)

National Park Service Ranger Thomas E. Westmoreland and three of his colleagues sighted a UFO over the Tupelo, Mississippi sub-district of the Natchez Trace Parkway on 3 October 1973, according to The Dispatch:,3267946

NOTE: The newspaper date is 4 October 1973.

Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, Tupelo, Mississippi
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UFO News Article:
“Missouri UFO Sighting May Be ‘Best In History’ ”,
24 March 1973

(The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina)

Hundreds of Piedmont, Missouri residents and residents in Southern Illinois sighted UFOs in late March 1973, The Dispatch reports:,1933849

Several UFOs surfaced from Clearwater Lake, Missouri (situated west of Piedmont) according to witnesses.

One of the best UFO observations was made by Oscar Wills.

Wills, an operating engineer at the Central Illinois Public Service Co. power generating station in Grand Tower, Illinois, sighted a UFO over a transformer on 22 March 1973.

Satellite photo of Piedmont, Missouri (
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