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US defense contractor describes seven-minute UFO encounter

By T.K. Randall
June 13, 2024 · Comment icon 8 comments
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What did the men encounter that evening ? Image Credit: Pixabay / Tombud
The contractor and two other witnesses encountered a strange barbell-shaped object over the Canadian wilderness.
The incident, which occurred on August 28th, 2013, was recently relayed by UFO investigator Robert Powell who had personally investigated the case and had spoken to the witness who wished to remain anonymous due to the sensitive nature of his work.

The sighting began at around 9:40 in the evening when the contractor, along with two other passengers, had been returning from a bear hunting trip in the wilderness.

"We were roughly four-and-a-half or five miles from the main road, when I noted something over my shoulder," the contractor recalled.

"The very first thing that was intense was just how bright this thing was."

"It was spectacular. Having been involved with optical systems in the past, we're talking about a vehicle that looked like a stadium lighting scenario - it was brilliant."

He described the object itself as barbell-shaped, measuring 170ft in length and 60ft wide.
"The craft rotated slowly around its center while emitting an electrical-spark-like shower, always opposite of the direction of travel," he said.

The group attempted to film the object but their camera equipment inexplicably malfunctioned.

"[The light] was salty to my eyes," the contractor added. "It was just as if I was looking into a laser that had been passed through a diffraction grating or something of that nature."

After about six or seven minutes, a second object appeared and both craft zipped off into the distance at an extreme speed.

Interestingly, footage that the contractor had attempted to record, which ended up showing nothing but static, did yield some anomalous readings when analyzed in a lab.

These suggested that the object was producing a magnetic field capable of disrupting electronics.

Exactly what the object could have been, however, remains a complete mystery.

Source: Mail Online | Comments (8)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by pallidin 1 month ago
I've often considered how the many, many completely different extraterrestrial civilizations out there (of which I firmly believe) have differing cultures, as well as different utilization of obviously advanced physics and technologies... providing for, among other things, the rather large variety of craft construction. This one, for example, is described as having a barbell-shape. Not unheard of in reports, but not typical either. The "static" and "magnetism" reference is likely more common, and perhaps a type of purposeful emissions or an emissions artifact from its specific engineering, IMH... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by astrobeing 1 month ago
Don't you hate it when a UFO appears for seven minutes but everyone's camera equipment "malfunctions"? Don't you hate it when your eyes feel crappy after you saw a UFO? Both of these are straight out of John Keel's fiction-presented-as-fact book "The Mothman Prophecies".
Comment icon #3 Posted by pallidin 1 month ago
Nah. Does a UAP encounter being electronically interfered with surprise you? Militaries around the world do it all the time against, say, military adversaries. So what's the issue with this? There is none to me. And the witness said that the incoming visual was highly distorted, like looking at a laser beam through a diffraction grating. So what???  And the "comparison" to the Mothman Prophesies (in the vein of "presented as facts") seem more like emotional attack language. That is plainly obvious. Not to mention it WAS presented as a factual UAP encounter. It's an account of that encounter, ... [More]
Comment icon #4 Posted by the13bats 1 month ago
Yep, yet another anonymous story with zero supporting evidence but it gives true believers something to both grasp at and get angry at skeptics over. Now, if a defense contractor wanted to be anonymous he keeps his trap shut, he doesn't detail where he was and what he was doing because I would bet you his boss knew where he was etc so not very anonymous, And yes, all the excuses about our cams broke and eyes hurt does sound like the babblings of the late John keel a beatnik writer of fiction who put point pleasant on the map by blowing up the tall tales of some kids out partying,  an old worn... [More]
Comment icon #5 Posted by Malaria_Kidd 1 month ago
Thanks for that story UM-Bot and pallidin nailed it from top to bottom!✍️This report was proof enough for me. It took me 58 years to see my first day time UAP on January 28, 2006. I saw a 50 - 60? foot long, grayish white, round ended craft at 10k feet elevation. ?? While flying slowly North over the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky. They've been up there watching our crazy Ps & Qs and strange warring ways since time immemorial.   MK 
Comment icon #6 Posted by Malaria_Kidd 1 month ago
This field is required??
Comment icon #7 Posted by Hazzard 1 month ago
So you saw this from an airplane?  Did anyone else see it? How did you conclude its size? Was it stationary or did it fly along with you? Did it make the news?
Comment icon #8 Posted by astrobeing 1 month ago
So you believe "militaries" have the ability to disable all forms of photographic equipment. Please tell me more about what you know about this.

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