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Metallic egg-shaped UFO was kept at Area 51, claims whistleblower

By T.K. Randall
December 13, 2023 · Comment icon 18 comments
Dark secretive hangar at Area 51.
What goes on behind closed doors at Area 51 ? Image Credit: Bing AI / Dall-E 3
A defense aerospace contractor has recounted the experiences of his great uncle who once worked at the secretive facility.
Ever since Bob Lazar first came forward about what he saw at Area 51, the base - which is situated within the Nevada Test and Training Range approximately 83 miles north-west of Las Vegas - has become synonymous with stories of black projects and reverse-engineered alien technology.

Now Eric Taber, who has worked as a defense contractor for 13 years, has come forward to reveal what his late great uncle Sam Urquhart - who had worked as a contractor at the base - saw and heard during his time there.

"My great uncle served in the Air Force for 28 years, E8 rank [equivalent to a First Sergeant]," he told Mail Online in an interview. "He told me he worked at Area 51 from 1997 until 2014."

According to Taber, Urquhart had been mostly reluctant to talk about the specifics of his work until, one day while they were chatting on the back porch, he had decided to reveal the details of something that a senior EG&G engineer had told him about - an object that had been allegedly recovered intact in the desert by the CIA in the 1980s.
"The senior EG&G engineer described to my great uncle that it was egg-shaped, about the size of an SUV, smooth and seamless, metallic-looking, silverish gray in color, with no control surfaces, no flaps, no inlet, and no exhaust, and no writing or symbols on the outside," he recalled.

"These are the best and brightest engineers you can think of. They tried to no avail to figure out what the power source was, how to activate it, and how it works. They tried to induce electricity to it."

The engineers were allegedly unable to even penetrate the exterior of the craft, making it impossible to access whatever was inside. After a great deal of effort they were eventually able to acquire a small sample of its hull material for testing and determined that it had originated from beyond the Earth.

In the end, the object was shipped off to another base and his uncle never heard about it again.

"Sam said the American people would probably never get to see it," said Taber.

Source: Mail Online | Comments (18)

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Comment icon #9 Posted by Nicolette 4 months ago
No seriously, if they got a piece off then they must have gotten inside eventually. I wonder what was in there.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Antigonos 4 months ago
I think people are avoiding the obvious… it was a Mothra encounter.
Comment icon #11 Posted by Zebra3 4 months ago
And only an hour away from my sighting.
Comment icon #12 Posted by Trelane 4 months ago
Sure, sure it is.?
Comment icon #13 Posted by Desertrat56 4 months ago
His great uncle told him... The egg shape is something that the most recent book by Jaques Vallee talked about from stories he has gathered about a 1945 crash.  Maybe that is the same vehicle/object because it was taken away by the military, though New Mexico has plenty of military and national lab facilities, no reason to haul it all the way to Groom Lake (Area 51 is a map designation, not the name of any non-"secret" facility).
Comment icon #14 Posted by Trelane 4 months ago
That's one of the details that a lot of people don't know about.  Now if someone actually referred to its current naming convention or even it's previous names, including the Defense Testing and Proving Facility at Groom Lake, then I might be interested.
Comment icon #15 Posted by skyeagle409 4 months ago
Apparently, that was not the case in the Lonnie Zamora case. Case in point: Central Intelligence Agency  "In an article for Studies in Intelligence called, “The Investigation of UFO’s,” Quintanilla says that the Zamora sighting is “the best-documented case on record.” It remains unsolved." How To Investigate a Flying Saucer - CIA
Comment icon #16 Posted by Amorlind 4 months ago
SUV hmmm...the great uncle also traveled in the future ?
Comment icon #17 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps 4 months ago
I really have no idea, Nicolette. It seems to be an otherworldly construction, but who knows, it could be an autonomous vehicle, which  means, no one is in it. On the other hand... ALIENS!!!  
Comment icon #18 Posted by Abramelin 4 months ago
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king's horses and all the king's men Couldn't put Humpty together again.

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