American Airlines - UFO sighting

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rumble baby rumble
Apr 6, 2005
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Forbes - Feb 25

A radio transmission from an American Airlines from Cincinnati to Phoenix last weekend might have been ripped straight from the X-Files.

“Do you have any targets up here? We just had something go right over the top of us,” said the pilot at 1:19 p.m. CST on Sunday. “I hate to say this but it looked like a long cylindrical object that almost looked like a cruise missile type of thing moving really fast right over the top of us,” according to audio published on aviation blog Deep Black Horizon.

The blogger, Steve Douglass, intercepted the transmission accidentally as he was trying to pick up another aircraft with a radio scanner. “It was a pure coincidence,” he told The Arizona Republic.

Douglass used two flight tracking websites, Flightradar24 and Flight Aware, to determine that the exact position of the plane was “over the northeast corner of New Mexico west of Clayton, New Mexico” at an altitude of 37,000 feet.

Douglass’ blog post includes a link to download the audio MP3 file, which he named “UFO.”

Following a debrief with the flight crew, American Airlines confirmed that the radio transmission came from flight 2292.

Yesterday, the FAA released a short statement: “A pilot reported seeing an object over New Mexico shortly after noon local time on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. FAA air traffic controllers did not see any object in the area on their radarscopes.” ....


GM & Holden Nutswinger
Sep 12, 2008
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American not United. Did it look like a tic-tac. That was what F/A-18 pilots would report.

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