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Re: 'Atlanta Journal-Constitution' Questionaire

From: Larry Hatch <larryhat@jps.net>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 19:18:01 -0700
Fwd Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 22:38:18 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Atlanta Journal-Constitution' Questionaire


>Date: Sat, 11 Jul 1998 11:15:12 -0700
>From: Terry Blanton <commengr@bellsouth.net>
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Subject: Public Opinion

>This morning's (Saturday) Atlanta Journal-Constitution has
>printed a half page of comments responding to their question on
>their web page:
>
>http://www.accessatlanta.com/ajc/talk

>"What do you think about UFOs?"

>Below are some exerpts which I found interesting:

<snip>

>Thomas Olin Sneed, College Park writes:

>In 1951 on Yontan Mountain, Okinawa, my crew and I clocked a UFO
>traveling at 2,500 mph from the north of our area to the south,
>and then back north again.

>Shortly after this sighting, some officers I had never seen
>showed up and questioned each crew member not only about what we
>had seen on the radar screen, but also about our education and
>experience as a radar operator.

>We were all sworn to secrecy and told we would be courtmartialed
>if we discussed this matter with anyone else. This was before we
>had aircraft capable of these speeds.

><I guess he is not so worried about that threat now. -tb>

<snip>

Terry:

Is there possibly some way to reach Thomas Olin Sneed through
the Atlanta Journal-Constitution? Some more details would be
most welcome on this (possibly) unpublished radar sighting.

For 03 OCT 1951 I have a radar sighting from Kadena AFB (USAF)
at 2230 hrs local time. Two radar operators saw a large sausage
shaped blip, and tracked it at 4800 mph.

This and similar come from Don Berliner's study The Bluebook
Unknowns.

It might be the same case except for the speed and details of
location. Of course the Yontan Mtn radar site could be part of
the base facilities.

Best wishes

-Larry Hatch