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Military officer 'shot an alien' back in 1978


Posted on Thursday, 5 September, 2019 | Comment icon 56 comments

Did George Filer encounter an alien entity ? Image Credit: CC0 Pixabay
A new book has told the story of how Major George Filer encountered and killed an alleged extraterrestrial.
The remarkable story, which has been described in John L. Guerra's new book "Strange Craft: The True Story of an Air Force Intelligence Officer's Life with UFOs", reportedly took place in the early hours of January 18th, 1978 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Air Force Major George Filer had been driving through a remote part of the base in a police pickup truck attempting to pursue a mysterious low-flying object that had been observed at around 2 a.m.

After driving around for two hours, he became aware that the object he was pursuing, which was producing an eerie blue-green glow, was in fact directly above him.

The next thing he knew, an entity - which he described as slender and grayish-brown in color - stepped out of the darkness in front of his car where it was illuminated by the headlights.

Filer drew his weapon, ordered the creature to freeze, then fired.
According to his report, the entity succumbed to its wounds and gave off a foul, ammonia-like stench.

The body was later collected by a recovery team from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Filer noted that the men who came for it did not seem particularly surprised by its existence.

"The senior master sergeant runs everything, from who sweeps the floors to organizing the staff schedules and making sure phones and faxes are up and running," he said.

"He was agitated; his face was pale and his eyes were wide open."

When Filer asked him whether the creature had come from another country, the sergeant replied:

"No, it was from outer space, a space alien. There are UFOs buzzing around the planet like mad."

Source: App.com | Comments (56)

Tags: George Filer, Extraterrestrial

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #47 Posted by Imaginarynumber1 on 7 September, 2019, 0:07
George de Mestral was an alien?
Comment icon #48 Posted by the13bats on 7 September, 2019, 1:21
huh, what? my nightclub show was called venue 13
Comment icon #49 Posted by Rlyeh on 7 September, 2019, 12:54
Phil Schneider?  His own family said he was mentally ill.  Conspiracy theorists claim he was murdered because they don't believe a man with missing fingers can asphyxiate himself.
Comment icon #50 Posted by Hazzard on 7 September, 2019, 13:38
Yep, the Dulce Wars.  Philip Schneider, one of the more notable names in the Dulce Air Force Base stories, allegedly worked as a geological engineer, contracting for the government in its construction of a program known as D.U.M.B., or Deep Underground Military Bases. According to Schneider, this system of bases spans the continental U.S. with over 100 interconnected, subterranean tunnels. Within the Dulce base’s seven levels, Schneider had clearance to construct a system of tunnels under secret service supervision. One day while digging, he and colleagues experienced technical difficulties, a... [More]
Comment icon #51 Posted by the13bats on 7 September, 2019, 20:31
the version i heard was lizard aliens...the reptoids
Comment icon #52 Posted by Trelane on 7 September, 2019, 22:47
It's all rubbish. No need to spend any more than a passing glance and keep moving. Shot an alien indeed.
Comment icon #53 Posted by the13bats on 8 September, 2019, 4:59
its kind of like old sideshow illusions, headless living lady, spidora, girl to gorrilla etc, grab people with BS. these story tellers want attention and $$$ hard work is ahem, hard, so write a book about aliens, ghosts, bigfoot etc, hope it gets made into a film and you are pretty much set unless you have expensive tastes....
Comment icon #54 Posted by Jon the frog on 9 September, 2019, 2:14
Strangely, that made me think about the Battle of Palmdale, it's so funny and it's a true story . Think if they had encountered an ovni in the fifties... it would have been a total disaster for humankind, lol ! https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/battle-of-palmdale.html 
Comment icon #55 Posted by Calibeliever on 9 September, 2019, 16:02
If that happened today it would be a mess. That area certainly isn't 'sparsely populated' any longer.
Comment icon #56 Posted by Impedancer on 9 September, 2019, 16:12
Yeah i shot a rat back in 94


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