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Military drone mistaken for ‘UFO’ along DC highways
myFoxDC.com ^ | Jun 14, 2012 | John Henrehan

Posted on 06/14/2012 7:11:50 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

A saucer-shaped object on a very wide flatbed truck had some people wondering if the government was moving a UFO in or near Washington, D.C., Wednesday night. The truck came south on I-270, then took the inner loop of the Capital Beltway from Montgomery County into Prince George's County.

When motorists snapped photos of the strange object and posted them on Twitter, some people became concerned enough to call local police. One man called 911 in Prince George's County because, he said, he was concerned about a relative who lived along the route.

Asked by a befuddled dispatcher what the object looked like, the caller replied hesitantly, "…ah... a UFO. I mean, I don't really know. I don't see too many UFO's on a regular basis."

Well, it turns out the mysterious object on the truck cruising around the Beltway is capable of flight. It's an experimental, unmanned aircraft called an X-47B, according...

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TOPICS: Local News; UFO's
KEYWORDS: dc; drone; hideinplainsight; twitter
As if swamp gas and weather balloons weren't enough. Now it's ground-dwelling Tweety Drones.
1 posted on 06/14/2012 7:11:56 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Now it’s ground-dwelling Tweety Drones...

I’m gonna be laughing about that for a long time. Thanks.


2 posted on 06/14/2012 7:14:20 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Hunton Peck

It’s an object. It was flying. It was unidentified. Ergo: a UFO.


3 posted on 06/14/2012 7:30:15 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
"It was flying."

Not at the time the picture that caused the ruckus was snapped.

There's a recording at the link of the 911 call of a concerned remote viewer.

4 posted on 06/14/2012 7:44:10 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
“It’s an object. It was flying. It was unidentified. Ergo: a UFO.”

My thoughts exactly. I was once a UFO when I lost control of a flat track motorcycle.

5 posted on 06/14/2012 7:46:30 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Hunton Peck
This seems to be one of the earlier of the pics that were posted:


6 posted on 06/14/2012 7:52:23 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck
Yeah, but you should have seen it after we took it off the trailer.


7 posted on 06/14/2012 8:06:18 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hunton Peck

Hello 911? There’s a flying saucer trying to mate with an 18-wheeler on the freeway!


8 posted on 06/14/2012 8:07:08 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Hunton Peck
Both caller and dispatcher are morons.

Asked by a befuddled dispatcher what the object looked like, the caller replied hesitantly, “…ah... a UFO. I mean, I don't really know. I don't see too many UFO’s on a regular basis.”

Dispatcher: “Is it, like, a martian thing?”

9 posted on 06/14/2012 8:15:23 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: Hunton Peck

Thanks to UAVs our alien overlords can hide in plain sight now!


10 posted on 06/14/2012 8:21:13 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: UCANSEE2

First, they had to invent the technology to hold it down.


11 posted on 06/14/2012 8:22:24 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Kirkwood

In a few months, the trailer will deliver a beautiful little Winnebago hovercraft...


12 posted on 06/14/2012 8:26:19 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: varyouga

Dispatcher: “Is it, like, a martian thing?”
LOL!
The caller should have replied:
“I don’t know, what’s a Martian’s thing look like?”


13 posted on 06/14/2012 8:26:19 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: varyouga

She barely restrained herself from continuing “...or did you pull this story out of Ur...”


14 posted on 06/14/2012 8:30:35 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Aliens hitching a ride? The list of things I've heard now contains everything!

15 posted on 06/14/2012 8:32:58 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (i a m t h e m a r g i n o f e r r e r)
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To: mrsmith

That’s it! The whole drone thing...It’s a cover story.


16 posted on 06/14/2012 8:35:36 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: InvisibleChurch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3YY83uUW3w


17 posted on 06/14/2012 8:40:19 PM PDT by PghBaldy (I eagerly await the next news about the struggles of Elizabeth Sacheen Littlefeather Warren.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Now I know where my discus landed. I got off a really good throw the other night, but RT 270? I could have wiped Gaithersburg off the map. Oh the horror of it all. There goes Roy’s Place (the best delicatessen in the area. Over 200 different deli sandwiches on real Rye Bread).


18 posted on 06/14/2012 8:41:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: InvisibleChurch

Everyone’s looking for ways to save on fuel costs.


19 posted on 06/14/2012 8:43:24 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

9-1-1 call reporting “UFO” because it’s trending Twitter! LOL!

I heard one caller on a news clip tell the 9-1-1 dispatcher to go to Twitter and the dispatcher said something like “I can’t go on ‘Twitter’”. LOL


20 posted on 06/14/2012 8:45:01 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

Somewhere today, there was a story about a guy who called 911 because he ordered 15 sandwiches from a deli and they put on too much turkey and not enough mayo.

The whole system’s gotta break down soon.


21 posted on 06/14/2012 9:01:14 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck
or did you pull this story out of Ur...”

"Damn no. You ain't getting nothing out of me."

"Show him the picture, Ignignokt."

"He's a nerd, Err."

"

22 posted on 06/14/2012 9:13:16 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hunton Peck
First, they had to invent the technology to hold it down.

Not necessarily.


23 posted on 06/14/2012 9:18:02 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hunton Peck
(dang it. I messed up the line.)

"He's a nerd, Err."

"I think he meant Uranus, Err. He's a nerd."

24 posted on 06/14/2012 9:23:21 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Resting on a flatbed truck qualifies as flying? Having an unclassified military designation qualifies as unidentified?

Object, well, I’ll give you that one.


25 posted on 06/14/2012 10:07:25 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Hunton Peck

Well this drone looks exactly like how everyone is conditioned to see an alien space craft.


26 posted on 06/14/2012 10:14:10 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: Hunton Peck
Military drone mistaken for ‘UFO’ along DC highways

Y'all know this means that UFOs exist, and the government expects them to be showing themselves openly in the near future - right?

Well it does, and no doubt about it. You know what kind of paperwork it takes to take the wings off of an X-47B and drive it around DC on an open flatbed where people can take pictures of it?

You don't think the military knew there would be a UFO flap from this?

Psyops ain't just a drainage ditch in the Bronx, ya know. This deliberately went out the way it did to create a meme, the only use of which is to have a cover story when those shiny disks start flitting around.

Which apparently is right soon now.

27 posted on 06/14/2012 10:16:40 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Hunton Peck

The X-47B is saucer shaped? News to me.


28 posted on 06/15/2012 6:43:27 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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