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Re: Press Report on Heathrow UFO

From: David Clarke <crazydiamonds@compuserve.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 16:39:44 -0400
Fwd Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 09:35:21 -0400
Subject: Re: Press Report on Heathrow UFO

The following appeared in the London Daily Mail, 26 October,

Riddle of UFO at Heathrow

A passenger jet's close encounter with a mysterious,
fast-moving craft seconds after taking off from Heathrow had
experts baffled yesterday.

The crew of an MD-81 reported an object 'like a bright light'
passing within 20ft of them at 3,500 ft. "Air accident
investigators were unable to shed any light on the mystery as
radar records show there were no other planes in the area at the

A dossier on last month's incident is thought to have been
passed to the MOD to see if the UFO could have been a
radar-invisible spy plane or a stray British test craft.


Am I correct in thinking this claimed sighting has been
mentioned somewhere on UpDates before?

Does anyone recognise this case - or is it something completely

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