This local ABC News segment is the most urgent US TV broadcast about a “Strange Object” that I’ve ever seen. It is presented more as a UFO event or High School prank than as a potential terrorist attempt, which is odd for a network TV broadcast.
On May 29 2009, a commercial jet turned back after take-off from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport when the jet’s pilots thought they’d had a near-collision.
According to the FAA, the event occurred at an altitude of 11,000 feet. Other sources put it at 16,000 feet. Either would be quite high for a “model rocket,” as reported by some sources.
Other reports described it as a “missile” and said the pilots spotted the 5 to 7-foot object and “a long white vapor trail” shortly after take-off.
An FBI spokeswoman said, “While we have no information to indicate there was a criminal act we certainly do not rule anything out and certainly would not want to speculate on what it may or may not have been.” Which would make it a UFO…
November 3, 2010 was a big day in UFO news, in a year that has seen unprecedented UFO disclosure around the world. The UK released a 1980 audio tape of US servicemen investigating a UFO landing at the joint RAF-USAF base at Bentwaters. The soldiers vividly describe broken pine trees, a positive radioactive reading, the reaction of barnyard animals and eerie yellow-tinged red lights, “winking like eyes.”