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UFO Fireball Gives Arizona News Team the Jitters (Video)
www.news.gather.com ^ | April 18, 2012 07:10 AM EDT | Tom Rose

Posted on 04/18/2012 12:25:15 PM PDT by carriage_hill

A UFO, not behaving like a meteor, streaked across the skies of Arizona, causing many to call police. And for a local news team to head out of the studio to investigate. What was it?

In a sign that mainstream media is beginning to pay serious attention to the unidentified flying object phenomenon, local Arizona TV news affiliate ABC15 did a two-minute news segment on the fireball which was reportedly streaking across the sky as the newscast aired live.

Witness photographs and videos were shown on-screen, and this one, showing an irregular flight path of the object, was broadcast. The news team speculated over what the object could be, even calling it a UFO at one point. A camera crew was sent out to the field to catch video of the object and they were successful.

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Their video of the UFO is embedded in the article about local Arizona TV news affiliate ABC15's attempt to get information.

Sorry, I don't know if this requires excerpting, but I did so anyway, so as not to get the Admin Mods PO'd at me.

1 posted on 04/18/2012 12:25:25 PM PDT by carriage_hill
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To: carriage_hill

"Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket
and reflected the light from Venus."

2 posted on 04/18/2012 12:35:00 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: carriage_hill

It was Venus. The fireball seen later was a separate event.


3 posted on 04/18/2012 12:35:08 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: carriage_hill

ABC15 is a greater Phoenix area station.

Were it a real UFO fighters aircraft from Luke AFB would have been sent up to 1) get real photos, 2) communicate with it, 3) tell it to land at Luke, and if failing to comply 4)shoot it down.


4 posted on 04/18/2012 12:36:59 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: evets

Ooooooooooooooooo, I like that strobing doo-hicky in that guy’s hand. What is it? I’ve got several red laser pens, but nothing like that.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 12:37:18 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: carriage_hill
It's this.


6 posted on 04/18/2012 12:41:34 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: SandRat

What’s the difference between a “real UFO” and a “sighting”?

We’ve had thousands of “sightings”, but I don’t remember any “real UFO sightings” where they did any of the 1-4 options and we got any “hard evidence”, unless they’re keeping it all under wraps, like the late “Project Bluebook”.

Just asking, SR.


7 posted on 04/18/2012 12:43:10 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Red Steel

Looks like my ex-wifes’s... nah, it didn’t have a light. LOL.


8 posted on 04/18/2012 12:44:31 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: carriage_hill
so as not to get the Admin Mods PO'd at me.

I'm like that, too. Once they hurt my feelings and I didn't post for a couple of months, maybe the whole summer.

9 posted on 04/18/2012 12:44:37 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: evets

LOL


10 posted on 04/18/2012 12:46:25 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: steve86

I’ve been lucky in the time I’ve been aboard, but there’s no sense in tempting ‘em. Life’s complicated enough, these days.


11 posted on 04/18/2012 12:46:39 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: carriage_hill
Men in Black standard issue neuralyzer...

... wipes the memories of close encounters. Settings = days, months or years.
12 posted on 04/18/2012 12:47:22 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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13 posted on 04/18/2012 12:48:36 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: carriage_hill

Tells me that there was no radar or satellite imaging, no signals intelligenge collected hence while there appeared to be something, there was nothing nothing of merit.

Project Blue Book has been officially closed for more than 20+ years.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 12:57:08 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: carriage_hill

Have into UFO sightings sharply declining after nuclear testing stopped ( especially above ground testing)?


15 posted on 04/18/2012 1:02:07 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Quix

IB4TQP!


16 posted on 04/18/2012 1:02:46 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: SandRat

4)shoot it down.


Their shields protect them from anything we have.

LOL


17 posted on 04/18/2012 1:10:43 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: carriage_hill

All your cacti are belong to us


18 posted on 04/18/2012 1:14:01 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: Errant
Have into UFO sightings sharply declining after nuclear testing stopped ( especially above ground testing)?

No.

They come and go, and don't always get much press, but the phenomenon of folks seeing objects in the sky, apparently flying, that they cannot identify, has been pretty consistent for decades.

19 posted on 04/18/2012 1:17:41 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: evets

“standard issue neuralyzer”

NOT COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE, YET...


20 posted on 04/18/2012 1:18:38 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: SandRat

“Tells me that there was no radar or satellite imaging, no signals intelligenge collected hence while there appeared to be something, there was nothing nothing of merit.”

Good enough for me. Issue closed & problem solved, then.


21 posted on 04/18/2012 1:20:58 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: carriage_hill

I can’t believe the depths of stupidity to which TV “journalists” have descended. They’re all worked up because they spotted Venus.


23 posted on 04/18/2012 1:26:39 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Errant

I heard that too, but I’ve seen them for years, late at night, in the darkness away from city lights, in farm country. I won’t talk specifically about them, but I know what I saw. (That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!)


24 posted on 04/18/2012 1:26:50 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: carriage_hill

Have you ever seen a little ball of plasma that forms when a crystal fractures? The hills of Arizona probably have lots and lots of crystals fracturing all the time. Some of them probably produce plasma balls.


25 posted on 04/18/2012 1:28:26 PM PDT by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: carriage_hill

Oh, and that “irregular” flight path of the orange object is camera shake, which is apparent in the rest of the image.


26 posted on 04/18/2012 1:29:13 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Quix

Quix: You’re right!


27 posted on 04/18/2012 1:30:49 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: carriage_hill

Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du-SEOZUarg&feature=player_embedded

Also this story is from 2011.


28 posted on 04/18/2012 1:31:03 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: SandRat

“Were it a real UFO fighters aircraft from Luke AFB would have been sent up to 1) get real photos, 2) communicate with it, 3) tell it to land at Luke, and if failing to comply 4)shoot it down.”

Not that’s funny, during a UFO incident near DC not too many years ago when the pilots on the F15’s were cleared to open fire on the UFO’s their planes shut off until the UFO’s had moved away, then everything turned back on...


29 posted on 04/18/2012 1:31:23 PM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican SOCIALISTelites, are Big Government socialists,)
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To: unkus

Thanks for your kind reply.

However, for some hereon, those are

mutually exclusive constructs.

In their construction on reality, it is

impossible for Quix to be right . . . particularly about anything interesting or important.


30 posted on 04/18/2012 1:35:22 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: stockpirate

Not that’s funny, during a UFO incident near DC not too many years ago when the pilots on the F15’s were cleared to open fire on the UFO’s their planes shut off until the UFO’s had moved away, then everything turned back on...


That’s right.

I know a retired USAF officer who has stories about UFO’s in Montana. Malstrom AFB in Great Falls.


31 posted on 04/18/2012 1:36:18 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Quix

Dang, I read a good post and it leads me to you....lol

Jung wrote that whenever a people are going through a major change there is always an increase in reported UFO sightings......

This is a good portent of things to come here in the US.....

Oncw there was some old dude down by the river Chabar, I think it was called....


32 posted on 04/18/2012 1:37:36 PM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican SOCIALISTelites, are Big Government socialists,)
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To: ArrogantBustard
the phenomenon of folks seeing objects in the sky, apparently flying, that they cannot identify, has been pretty consistent for decades.

Actually the phenomenon goes back to ancient times. Since the early twentieth century people saw UFOs, prior to that they saw angels.

33 posted on 04/18/2012 1:38:31 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Red Steel

34 posted on 04/18/2012 1:40:51 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: Errant; ALASKA; ActionNewsBill; A knight without armor; albertp; aragorn; areafiftyone; aruanan; ...

Nope.

Statistics indicate more the opposite.

This fellow has the best statistical compilations that I know of. You’ll have to search his site out for the fullest understanding of the trends over the decades etc.

He has done a huge job of filtering out the better quality reports for his stats.

http://www.larryhatch.net/MTHISTOS.html

Just keep in mind that such statistics can’t

possibly

be true—by definition—per the wise, unkooked ones hereon.

So they have to be considered bad jokes—by definition.

Until some of the orbs land in some laps and castrate some folks.

PERHAPS the perspective could change, THEN.


35 posted on 04/18/2012 1:42:01 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Quix, there is no text under your link. Wiped out?


36 posted on 04/18/2012 1:42:23 PM PDT by etabeta
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To: stockpirate
?? I'd not heard that story. Do you have a link? Thats pretty wild.
37 posted on 04/18/2012 1:43:44 PM PDT by warsaw44
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To: Squawk 8888

Do you mean the airline pilot who dove his airliner when he saw Venus?

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501843_162-57415135/sleepy-air-canada-pilot-dives-plane-16-injured/

Or the “green, glowing, whale-sized object” which fell from the sky, seen by a CT state trooper and a motorist?

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/12/mysterious-object-falls-from-connecticut-sky-state-trooper-says/


39 posted on 04/18/2012 1:45:35 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: evets

It was a Nayan Cat.


40 posted on 04/18/2012 1:47:40 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: etabeta

I don’t understand it.

In one browser window—there’s a lot of text—a few pages worth at least. In another browser window, no text.

Let me try this one from the window with the text again:

http://www.theblackvault.com/wiki/index.php/The_Roswell_Legacy:_An_Interview_with_Dr._Jesse_Marcel,_Jr._(By_Philip_Mantle)

Here’s a sample:

. . . up to the forbidden parts . . .

The Roswell Legacy: An Interview with Dr. Jesse Marcel, Jr. (By Philip Mantle)

Dr Jesse Marcel, Jr.

Reconstruction of the debris

FBI Memo

Dr. Jesse Marcel, Jr. at Bolton Abbey

London Times, July 9th, 1947

THE ROSWELL LEGACY: An interview with Dr, Col Jesse Marcel, Jr. MD FLIGHT SURGEON in Iraq after age 60.

By Philip Mantle

In early July 1947, something crashed in the high desert outside of Roswell, New Mexico. Sheep rancher Mac Brazel discovered some strange metallic debris on his land. Not knowing what it was he eventually took some of this debris into Roswell and reported it to the Sheriff’s Office. They in turn contacted Roswell Army Air Force who housed the 509th Bomb Wing, the only atomic bomb wing in the world at that time. RAAF despatched two men to Roswell to look at his strange debris. One of these was base intelligence officer Major Jesse Marcel. Major Marcel drove out to the ranch in question and recovered some of this material. On his way back to base he stopped at his home in the early hours of the morning. He awake his wife and his son, 11 year-old Jesse Marcel jnr.

Major Marcel spread some of the recovered material on the kitchen floor of his house and Jesse jnr was most intrigued by it. Little did either of them know then that they were to become involved in what has become known as the Roswell Incident. Major Marcel passed away in the l980’s, but not before he had told his story. Over the weekend of October 20th and 21st 2007, UFO DATA magazine held it’s annual conference. This years theme was the 60th anniversary of the Roswell Incident. In the UK for the first time was the now Dr Jesse Marcel jnr, the son of Major Jesse Marcel. He was the keynote speaker at the event and I had the pleasure of his company for the day on October 24th. During this beautiful autumn day I took the opportunity to show Dr Marcel some of the unique countryside of North Yorkshire, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and one of its many historic attractions at Bolton Abbey in Wharfedale. After a day in the autumn sun I took the time to interview Dr Marcel about his recollections of that morning back in l947.

Philip Mantle (PM). Dr Jesse Marcel jnr (JM).

PM: Just tell me a little bit about yourself. Who is Dr Jesse Marcel jnr.

JM: Well, my dad was the air base intelligence officer in Roswell, New Mexico. I went to grade school in Roswell. When my dad left the military we moved to Louisiana where I graduated high school. I went to under graduate school and then to Louisiana state school of medicine and graduated in l961.

PM: I believe you also served in the armed forces yourself.

JM: Yes I did. I joined the US Navy and toured the Western Pacific, was involved in the Cuban missile crisis at one time. I was in Japan, China and Vietnam. I went through specialist training the naval hospital where I became a specialist in ear, nose and throat. I stayed ten tears in the navy. After that I moved to Helena, Montana.

PM: I believe you continued in the reserves after that.

JM: The National Guard. I joined then in 1972 I believe. I went to flight school for helicopters and became flight surgeon. I finally retired in l996. PM: I believe you did retire but I understand you were still on active duty just recently.

JM: Yes, I retired on my 60th birthday. However with the conflict in Iraq I was called up again for active duty as a flight surgeon and I saw 13 months in Iraq in a helicopter squadron. I saw much of Iraq from a Black Hawk helicopter.

PM: As a young Jesse Marcel, how old were you when the incident in Roswell took place,

JM: I was 11 years old at that time.

PM: What date was this.

JM: It was early July 1947, I’m not sure of the exact date. It was early July, l947.

PM: Could you just recount the events again of that morning of early July, l947.

JM: As I said, my dad was the base intelligence officer. It was his job to investigate certain events. He was called out to a ranch northwest of Roswell to pick up some debris from something that had crashed on the ranch land. And it just so happened that our house was on the way back to the base, when he was bringing the material in. He realised the unusual nature of this (material). So he came in the house, woke up my mother and myself to look at this debris he had found in the desert just outside of Roswell. He had already pre-positioned this material on the kitchen floor. He said, “look at this”, he said, “I think this is the remains of a [censored in behalf of FR sensibilities]”.


41 posted on 04/18/2012 1:51:34 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: oprahstheantichrist

Thanks for your kind reply and good humor.

I should leave this thread.

I’m getting tooo annoyed.

Sigh.


42 posted on 04/18/2012 1:53:08 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

These critters are fallen angels et al in behalf of the satanic global government efforts.


Exactly! They are NOT from outer space.


43 posted on 04/18/2012 1:57:56 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: carriage_hill; Quix; ArrogantBustard
I won’t talk specifically about them

LOL, I'll tell you about the "one" that I saw late one dark night. It had lights, like navigation lights, only lots more than normal and it was HUGE! As large as a 747 flying overhead at about 500'.

What was spooky was that it was making absolutely no sound that I could detect. I though maybe it's a dirigible with idling engines or a military transport practicing a dead-stick landing. It disappeared behind the trees and never made a sound.

The reason I mentioned a possible decline in sightings is because I recently happened upon a government listing of UFO reports. Most seemed to have occurred from about 1945 until the 70's. It was a shocking number and many reports simply remarked as "unknown".

44 posted on 04/18/2012 2:00:17 PM PDT by Errant
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To: etabeta

I don’t know what crazy funny business is going on at that link.

Guess I’d better save the browser window that has the text in it!

Maybe this one will be a tolerable substitute.

http://www.theufochronicles.com/2009/06/jesse-marcel-james-mcandrew-and-me.html


45 posted on 04/18/2012 2:00:49 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

bump...read later.


46 posted on 04/18/2012 2:03:45 PM PDT by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: carriage_hill

CAN IT WILL YA?

This UFO event is just a publicity stunt for MIB 3 , due to be released later on May 25th.

Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyaFEBI_L24


47 posted on 04/18/2012 2:05:05 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Squawk 8888

Thanks; now that I’ve looked at it 3x, I can see what you mean.


48 posted on 04/18/2012 2:10:46 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Errant
I won't presume to tell what you did or didn't see ... you were there. I wasn't.

I will tell you this:

I have been "chased" by the planet Venus while flying at night in a very remote area.

It was a trick of perception ... but for several minutes it was both convincing and frightening.

49 posted on 04/18/2012 2:11:10 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Candor7

I never saw the first 2 movies; looks kind of kewl. Maybe I need to revisit that er-ror... er-ror... er-ror... er-ror...

Sorry, Dave...


50 posted on 04/18/2012 2:16:27 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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