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Rendlesham Forest UFO sighting 'new evidence' claim
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Posted on 07/14/2015 8:22:19 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

New evidence has been gathered to back up claims a UFO landed near a US airbase in Suffolk, a former deputy commander has claimed.

Col Charles Halt told the BBC he saw unidentified objects at Rendlesham Forest in December 1980.

He says he now has statements from radar operators at RAF Bentwaters and nearby Wattisham airfield that an unknown object was tracked at the time.

Col Halt claimed it was seen by himself and base security staff.

The 75-year-old, who was deputy commander at the Bentwaters base and now lives in the US state of Virginia, said some former service people had not wanted to speak until they retired but had now provided written statements to him.

"I have confirmation that (Bentwaters radar operators)... saw the object go across their 60 mile (96km) scope in two or three seconds, thousands of miles an hour, he came back across their scope again, stopped near the water tower, they watched it and observed it go into the forest where we were," said Col Halt.

"At Wattisham, they picked up what they called a 'bogie' and lost it near Rendlesham Forest.

"Whatever was there was clearly under intelligent control."

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...


TOPICS: UFO's
KEYWORDS: charleshalt; rendlesham; ufo
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1 posted on 07/14/2015 8:22:19 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

It seems like for every unusual or historic event someone surfaces “years later” to cash in on the fame and fortune.


2 posted on 07/14/2015 8:29:17 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: RoosterRedux

someone’s been watching, Hangar 1: The UFO Files,LOL


3 posted on 07/14/2015 8:34:25 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Las Vegas Dave; BenLurkin

Ping


4 posted on 07/14/2015 8:35:26 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (WSC: The truth is incontrovertible; malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end...)
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To: RoosterRedux

That was me. I put a 350 Cleveland in a Honda CVCC.


5 posted on 07/14/2015 8:36:36 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: AppyPappy

6 posted on 07/14/2015 8:39:05 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Sirius.


7 posted on 07/14/2015 8:55:19 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: RoosterRedux
He's lying. It's a weather balloon. ;)
8 posted on 07/14/2015 9:12:41 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: RoosterRedux
"Whatever was there was clearly under intelligent control."

Well, that rules out any Demonic Party voters being at the helm.

9 posted on 07/14/2015 9:13:33 AM PDT by Common Sense 101
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To: pfflier

It is an interesting (one of the most compelling) UFO incident, but like Roswell the story keeps growing each time it is told.


10 posted on 07/14/2015 9:13:49 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Sometimes these things are spotted on radar (even the primitive radar of 70-80 years ago) and sometimes not.

I can’t make any sense of that.


11 posted on 07/14/2015 9:15:57 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin
It seems that, whatever they are, they sometimes want to be noticed and sometimes not.

I don't know what to make of it either. That said, there seems to be an element of stagecraft involved.

12 posted on 07/14/2015 9:19:25 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (WSC: The truth is incontrovertible; malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end...)
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To: RoosterRedux

I remember the first “UFO Flap” in 1947 and watched UFO stories over the years. Most interesting. I am one who believes that the so called “evidence” for “E.T.’s is not persuasive.


13 posted on 07/14/2015 9:20:41 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS
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To: RoosterRedux

Here is a report of the UFO’s over Washington DC in 1952.
http://bswett.com/UFOsDC1952.html


14 posted on 07/14/2015 9:29:43 AM PDT by zot
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To: RoosterRedux
F-117 mishap, clearly.

At the time, the F-117 was deeply classified and RAF Woodbridge was one of its deployed locations.

Mishap on approach and spec ops from Woodbridge flying CH-53’s arrive on scene and do security and clean up (cover-up).

15 posted on 07/14/2015 9:42:01 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: BenLurkin
Radar returns are notorious for blips and blobs and other such anomalies, happens all the time, though with less frequency today than before, but still happens.
16 posted on 07/14/2015 9:44:11 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Hulka

Since the F-117 has been retired since 2008, I can’t see why the deputy base commander at the time (LTC Halt) would continue to speak of UFO’s instead of at least shutting his yap. The time has passed for the need of disinformation to cover up a mishap.


17 posted on 07/14/2015 9:59:26 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (WSC: The truth is incontrovertible; malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end...)
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To: Hulka

No.

http://www.military.com/video/aircraft/military-aircraft/aviation-archives-f-117-first-flight/1238776282001/


18 posted on 07/14/2015 10:27:03 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: BenLurkin
but like Roswell the story keeps growing each time it is told.

While in training at Artesia, I went to the Roswell musem. The overwhelming feeling I got was that it is a self perpetuating story that is the chief source of income for the city.

It is a business.

19 posted on 07/14/2015 10:39:50 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: pfflier
Of course it's a business. That's the American way.;-)

Much more profitable than an annual sweet potato festival.

20 posted on 07/14/2015 10:58:08 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (WSC: The truth is incontrovertible; malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end...)
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