Wednesday, 16 March 2011

UFO News Article:
“Air Force Contacted: Sparkman Asks

‘Full Scale’ Investigation Of UFOs”, 
3 April 1973
(Florence Times - Tri-Cities Daily, Alabama)

Florence Times - Tri-Cities Daily reports on Senator John Jackson Sparkman’s interest in the UFO flap that occurred in the Shoals area, Alabama in early 1973:,628773

Quote from the article:
“Sen. John Sparkman is requesting the Air Force to make a ‘full investigation’ into the appearance of mysterious objects in Shoals Area skies.”

The article starts on page 1.

John Jackson Sparkman (D), United States Senator from Alabama (6 November 1946-3 January 1979) ( photo)
UFO News Articles:
“Lexington UFO – Still No Explanation”/
“UFO Reports Turn Landfill

Into County Tourist Attraction”, 
4 March 1973
(Florence Times - Tri-Cities Daily, Alabama)

No one has an answer for the UFO sightings that were made in the Lexington, Alabama area in early 1973, Florence Times - Tri-Cities Daily reports:,308080

The second article can be found on page 5 (Google News).

Map of Lauderdale County, Alabama
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UFO News Article:
“UFO Capers Continue, Saucer Lands In Field”,
18 February 1973

(Florence Times - Tri-Cities Daily, Alabama)

Florence Times - Tri-Cities Daily reports on several UFO sightings that occurred in the Shoals area, Alabama (the north-western corner of Alabama) in early 1973:,3120055

UFO Report Chronology: “UFO Sightings in 1973”

Wheeler Dam, Alabama
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UFO Technical Report:
“Analysis of Digital Photographs of Commercial

Airplane and Small UAP on November 8, 2009”
by Dr. Richard F. Haines, 27 November 2009 

The photographer’s location was near Cottonwood, Arizona, according to Haines:

The photos were taken at 5:16 p.m., between 5:46 and 5:48 p.m. and between 5:51 and 5:53 p.m. MST.

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

Aerial view of Cottonwood, Arizona
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UFO Radio Interview:
“Edition 54 – Nick Pope – New UFO Release”,

3 March 2011
(The Unexplained with Howard Hughes, Liverpool, UK)

Host Howard Hughes interviews Nick Pope regarding the UK MoD UFO files (7th batch) that were released on 3 March 2011:

Nick Pope, the former Head of the UK MoD's UFO Office
(1991-1994), UFO Author, Lecturer & Researcher
UFO Case Files:
“CEFAA Case Files” (NARCAP)

NARCAP presents several of the UFO case files of the Chilean government’s Committee for the Study of Aerial Anomalous Phenomena (CEFAA):

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