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Re: Anomalous Craft Near Twin Towers 9/11? -

From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 20:47:13 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
Fwd Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 07:30:08 -0500
Subject: Re: Anomalous Craft Near Twin Towers 9/11? -


>From: Lan Fleming <lfleming6.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 22:09:55 -0600
>Subject: Re: Anomalous Craft Near Twin Towers 9/11?

>>From: Jeff Olson <jlolson.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 10:57:28 -0600
>>Subject: Anomalous Craft Near Twin Towers 9/11?

>>I have reviewed the UFO UpDates archived posts and found them
>>extremely non-substantive on the subject of anomalous craft
>>photographed near the Twin Towers at the time of the attacks.

>>Next to no technical analysis was offered. Someone (I think it
>>was Brad Sparks) suggested that they were distant aircraft,
>>which is clearly contradicted by an object flying in and out of
>>the smoke, and by the rapidly descending object - videoed from
>>the side and from below.

<snip>

>Ah, yes. That was me. I had the bad judgement of raising the
>issue a few weeks after the 9/11 attacks. See:

>http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/updates/2001/oct/m01-007.shtml

<snip>

>Most people on the List just ducked and covered, wisely I
>suppose. But nevertheless there was an object in that video that
>was going more than 1000 mph if it did in fact go behind the WTC
>tower and whose trajectory indicated that it didn't originate
>from the explosions in the building.

<snip>


Hi Lan and Jeff!

You can still view this UFO, at the URL below (the same one
mentioned in Lan's October 2001 post to the UFO UpDates list).

http://www.cyberspaceorbit.com/wtc1x.gif

The simple fact that this dark UFO is not seen to cross in front
of the bright wall of the burning WTC tower as it streaked
across the sky cannot justify Lan's conclusion that the UFO came
from behind the tower. This is because there are also a few
other places along the UFO's trajectory (this time through the
sky) where it is also not seen!

Since this is a grainy low resolution video clip and this dark
and very blurry UFO seems to change its level of darkness from
very dark to almost invisible as it moves across the frames, I
think this UFO can better be explained as an object that can
rapidly change its shape/albedo which is also very close to the
video camera and thus is moving much slower than 1000 miles per
hour. An out-of-focus bird in flight would be such an object.

If Lan is correct and this dark UFO was further away than the
WTC tower, it would also have to be much larger that the jet
airliners that crashed into the two WTC towers. From the speed
and apparent trajectory of this dark UFO, it would have crashed
just seconds after this video was taken. I do not recall of any
major explosions or other airplane crashes in or around the New
York City area on 911.

Did any sharp-eyed person notice a second UFO moving in a the
same direction and parallel to the dark UFO in this video clip?
This other UFO is bright and crosses in front of the WTC tower
and a portion of the sky immediately beside the building! Is
this other UFO just a video camera artifact or a real object?

Better to re-examine and possibly reject this UFO now than to
have us debate it again on the UFO UpDates List many decades
later after it is eventually accepted and catalogued by ufology
as an "authentic" unknown like the Rex Heflin saucer and smoke
ring.


Nick Balaskas




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