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Large UFO Spotted Near Winslow Arizona

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 08:32:18 -0500
Fwd Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 08:32:18 -0500
Subject: Large UFO Spotted Near Winslow Arizona

Source: The Winslow Mail - Prescott Valley, Arizona, USA



Large UFO Spotted Near Winslow

Northern Arizona Navajos watch a strange ship fly around for
over an hour

By Rebecca Schubert
Winslow Mail

[Artistic rendering by Sean Dover of what he claimed to have saw
flying above Leupp, Ariz. on his way back home from school in

LEUPP - ["Loop"] Ariz. The possibility of life beyond earth is
indubitable. So, we all wait on earth until that moment when
something will attempt to make contact or visit this planet.

For some residents in Leupp, the wait ended with the most recent
incident of a UFO visiting the area. It reportedly took place at
approximately 7:40 p.m., Wed., Jan. 24 and was visible until
after 9 p.m.

According to Sean and Deanna Dover, they were driving home from
Flagstaff toward Leupp when Deanna spotted a curious looking
object above their Honda Accord.

"I saw a bright light and told my brother to watch it," Deanna,
20, said. "Then it disappeared, then reappeared. I didn't see it
as much as he did, because I had to concentrate on driving."

"We were about 10 miles out of Leupp and my sister said she saw
something," said Sean, a senior at Sinagua High School. "It had
a circle around it and was about one-and-a-half miles above us.
It had three lights and was a triangular shape. We kept on
driving and when we reached Leupp we saw it had four lights,"
Sean said.

The UFO then flew over the Church of the Nazarene and the Leupp
Public School, they said.

"When it reached the edge of town it went into stealth mode and
had only one dim light," Sean remembered.

The pair drove through Leupp and rushed home to tell their
parents what they'd experienced.

"We went inside and got my dad's night vision goggles," Sean
said explaining that his father is a Navajo Nation Police Ranger
equipped with the special device enabling the user to see
clearly in the dark.

Sean, Deanna and their parents then went outside to watch the

"Then two jets intercepted it in the air. They came from the
southwest," Sean said. "Then it headed east. Eight minutes later
it lost them and circled back to Leupp. When it got here it
started blinking its lights."

Sean explained his confidence in the identification of the
object as a UFO and not any other type of aircraft.

"It was traveling too fast to be an airplane and not emitting
any noises that a helicopter or plane would have made flying
that high," Sean said.

As the family viewed the events, their mother Daisy's friend and
colleague Denise Fredericks, a fifth grade teacher at the Leupp
Elementary School was witnessing the same things from her nearby

"I was coming home from my son's basketball game in Dilkon. When
I came inside the house my husband said, 'Daisy just called and
said there was something in the sky,' then I saw a triangular
thing go overhead," Fredericks said.

Fredericks and Daisy Scott-Dover then met in the center of Leupp
near the gas station and watched the events with approximately
30 other stargazers.

"There were two other planes and another aircraft that it looked
like was refueling them," Fredericks said.

"It was flying straight and then it turned. It went toward Bird
Springs and then turned toward Tolani Lake and then came back
this way," she said.

Each of the witnesses described the object as triangular with
three or four tiers. On the underside of the craft was a sphere
with a pulsating light.

Fredericks and Scott-Dover said the UFO emitted a "yellowish"
light and was approximately twice the size of the Leupp
Elementary School gymnasium.

The UFO circled the area 15 times.

On the last turn, the craft lights went dark, then suddenly and
rapidly illuminated across in a sequential pattern. Finally, the
UFO headed southeast toward Winslow.

According to the viewers, several other witnesses attempted to
snap shots of the events. However, due to the darkness and
distance from the ground, capturing the aircrafts in a photo was
not possible.

Each of those interviewed said the events were unique due to the
proximity of UFO to the ground, as well as the fact that it was
traveling alone. However, it was not the first time they had
experienced the presence of a UFO.

"It was really interesting to watch. I believe that it really
was a UFO because of my family's history. I've seen [UFO'S] too
many times to remember," Sean said. "Leupp is a hot spot for

Sean said that "normally" there are numerous UFO's traveling
together in a triangular formation.

"We see them, well, I don't want to say we see them all the
time, but it's happened before," Deanna said. "When they had
that big sighting in Phoenix back in 1991, we saw the same
lights here the night before. I guess it's just that no one ever
calls it in or reports it here. This was pretty cool. I've never
seen anything that detailed before=8Abecause it was so close."

Dover-Scott and Fredericks agreed that Leupp residents are no
strangers to such events and cited similar experiences 15 and 17
years ago.

"We get so excited about these things," Fredericks said. "It was
unbelievable because you hear of sightings, but when it happens
to you=8A."

"I guess people don't talk about it because it's kind of a
mystery," Deanna offered.

[Thanks to Lance P. for the lead]

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