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Kurt Russell was mystery Phoenix Lights pilot

By T.K. Randall
June 19, 2017 · Comment icon 16 comments

Russell witnessed the phenomenon first-hand. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 2.0 Gage Skidmore
The pilot who famously reported witnessing the 1997 Phoenix Lights was actually actor Kurt Russell.
One of the best known UFO cases in the history of the United States, the Phoenix Lights was a mass sighting that occurred over Arizona 20 years ago.

Thousands of people reported witnessing either a series of stationary lights over the Phoenix area or a separate triangular shaped formation of lights that was seen passing over the state.

One particularly notable sighting was that of a pilot and his son who had been approaching the city in a private plane at the time.
Now in a bizarre twist, it has been revealed that this pilot had actually been Kurt Russell - the actor famous for his role in the movie Stargate and more recently, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

"I was the pilot," he said during a recent BBC interview. "[We] saw six lights over the airport in absolute uniform in a V-shape. I was just looking at them and I was coming in."

"I said 'I'm gonna call,' and I reported it. They said...'We don't show anything.'"

A clip from the interview, which was featured on 'The One Show', can be viewed below.

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #7 Posted by Farmer77 6 years ago
If you looked into it , did you research Mobley's father? I love the Laurel Canyon Conspiracy and could see that extending beyond music. (theoretically anyways I wont say I buy it necessarily) 
Comment icon #8 Posted by quillius 6 years ago
If I can be honest, my memory is deteriorating quite a bit.....  I cant remember, I just remembered Kurt being on this list.... Let me find the thread and see if we touched upon Mobley's father, although I do not think we did....will post link here for you 
Comment icon #9 Posted by quillius 6 years ago
Comment icon #10 Posted by Farmer77 6 years ago
Thanks @quillius! 
Comment icon #11 Posted by quillius 6 years ago
my pleasure 
Comment icon #12 Posted by CeresExpo2000 6 years ago
Oh yeah, Kurt is a real pilot.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Sir Wearer of Hats 6 years ago
Nah, no one crashed.
Comment icon #14 Posted by BeastieRunner 6 years ago
Haha! Oh man ...
Comment icon #15 Posted by The Silver Thong 6 years ago
Kurt shots from the hip, he has no reason to make this up. I think that there are things in the sky we can`t explain. I have seen one that I don`t know what it was. I don`t talk it about.
Comment icon #16 Posted by Prif_the_Pirate 5 years ago
Kurt Russell- Alien, Alien Hunter, Intergalactic traveler, Fearsome US Marshal, Brainwashed supersoldier, International one eyed criminal, paranormal truck driver, Libertarian Hero, pilot, and now UFO witness!   There's a reason why I love him!

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