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Ex-military pilot reveals UFO encounter


Posted on Wednesday, 4 April, 2012 | Comment icon 38 comments | News tip by: 1963


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Marine Corps captain Larry Jividen has told the story of a UFO he witnessed 40 years ago.

Jividen had been flying a T-39D Sabreliner aircraft with five Naval officers on board as part of a special training flight, everything had been going to plan until he noticed a strange object moving towards them. "At about 9 o'clock, we were descending from a high altitude -- around 33,000 feet -- and I looked off to the right side of the airplane where I saw a solid red light at our 1:00 o'clock position and altitude," he recalled. "It was not flashing like normal anti-collision lights flash on airplanes."

Having checked with ground control who had confirmed that no other objects were in the vicinity, Jividen changed course to intercept the UFO. Matching his course and speed for several minutes the object finally disappeared when it zoomed off in to the distance.

"On the night of February 6, 1975, Marine Reserve Squadron Capt."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #29 Posted by Hazzard on 6 April, 2012, 7:23
The Iranian UFO incident, IMO, is the most interesting. I agree,... That one was/is interesting, to say the least.
Comment icon #30 Posted by 1963 on 6 April, 2012, 23:48
When I heard of this, it reminded me of what happened at Phan Rang in 1968. Nha Trang UFO Incident. My link Hey Sky, it's good to hear from you my friend! And it's good that you managed to give the MIB the slip for long enough to post those links, the Nha Trang incident is a fascinating case and new to me...thanks. Cheers buddy.
Comment icon #31 Posted by DONTEATUS on 7 April, 2012, 19:56
Its good to read about the early 70`s and the UFO`s that were being sighted during the Viet-nam war. I have a really close POW buddie that was shot down during the early ,early days before we even told anyone we were there ! like 64-66` well Hes been flying his whole life since then and Lets just say HE will have to Kill you if he told you just how many UFO`s he`s seen !
Comment icon #32 Posted by 1963 on 7 April, 2012, 20:09
Its good to read about the early 70`s and the UFO`s that were being sighted during the Viet-nam war. I have a really close POW buddie that was shot down during the early ,early days before we even told anyone we were there ! like 64-66` well Hes been flying his whole life since then and Lets just say HE will have to Kill you if he told you just how many UFO`s he`s seen ! Hey D!...That sounds like a mighty interesting friend that you have there buddy. If we toss Psyche or Hazz in for him to 'spifflicate'..do you think that you could persuade him to come on the forum and share some of his experi... [More]
Comment icon #33 Posted by DONTEATUS on 7 April, 2012, 20:33
Hey D!...That sounds like a mighty interesting friend that you have there buddy. If we toss Psyche or Hazz in for him to 'spifflicate'..do you think that you could persuade him to come on the forum and share some of his experiences? Cheers buddy. He`s a very privet man these days,Flys competition and Reno Races ITs like everyone says about People that See UFO`s Its best kept to ones self ! It took him a long time to even talk about the POW ` years ! But One thing by flying with him over the years He`s a Str-8 Shooter, never doubt him, or his word ! A Real American Hero !
Comment icon #34 Posted by 1963 on 7 April, 2012, 21:08
He`s a very privet man these days,Flys competition and Reno Races ITs like everyone says about People that See UFO`s Its best kept to ones self ! It took him a long time to even talk about the POW ` years ! But One thing by flying with him over the years He`s a Str-8 Shooter, never doubt him, or his word ! A Real American Hero ! Aww it's a shame, but of course it's his choice. He sounds like a good man and just the kind of 'Real' witness that I love to hear from. And please convey my deepest respect and admiration of an ordinary British guy to him, and all of the real American Heroes! Cheers b... [More]
Comment icon #35 Posted by DONTEATUS on 8 April, 2012, 2:27
Aww it's a shame, but of course it's his choice. He sounds like a good man and just the kind of 'Real' witness that I love to hear from. And please convey my deepest respect and admiration of an ordinary British guy to him, and all of the real American Heroes! Cheers buddy. Righty-oo ! 1963 I will get a written verson next time He e-mails me ! Or I go to the Races !
Comment icon #36 Posted by 1963 on 9 April, 2012, 1:28
Here's another interesting article from The UFO CHRONICLES that relates to the UFO sightings during the Vietnam Conflict... http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-_ntIraJTt38/T30CKP03kcI/AAAAAAAAIGU/JLAZtQOclcU/s1600/UFO%2BSighting%2BOver%2BSaigon%2B%2528Blue%2BBook%2529%2B%2528Edt%2529%2B4-17-1967%2B%2528A%2529.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-q0UrRW9mU0Y/T30CDd5oefI/AAAAAAAAIGI/sTnAHvG-MNk/s1600/UFO%2BSighting%2BOver%2BSaigon%2B%2528Blue%2BBook%2529%2B%2528Edt%2529%2B4-17-1967%2B%2528B%2529.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-26ALPIIOoaY/T30B4PS8SaI/AAAAAAAAIF8/MDsuntp1p6s/s1600/UFO%2BSighting%2BOver%2BSaigon%2B%... [More]
Comment icon #37 Posted by DONTEATUS on 9 April, 2012, 23:23
Here's another interesting article from The UFO CHRONICLES that relates to the UFO sightings during the Vietnam Conflict... http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-_ntIraJTt38/T30CKP03kcI/AAAAAAAAIGU/JLAZtQOclcU/s1600/UFO%2BSighting%2BOver%2BSaigon%2B%2528Blue%2BBook%2529%2B%2528Edt%2529%2B4-17-1967%2B%2528A%2529.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-q0UrRW9mU0Y/T30CDd5oefI/AAAAAAAAIGI/sTnAHvG-MNk/s1600/UFO%2BSighting%2BOver%2BSaigon%2B%2528Blue%2BBook%2529%2B%2528Edt%2529%2B4-17-1967%2B%2528B%2529.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-26ALPIIOoaY/T30B4PS8SaI/AAAAAAAAIF8/MDsuntp1p6s/s1600/UFO%2BSighting%2BOver%2BSaigon%2B%... [More]
Comment icon #38 Posted by Paranomali on 10 June, 2012, 15:37
I always find pilot UFO stories interesting. I mean, they are trained, intelligent & competent people. Interesting.


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