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Re: Pilot Offers Earthly Explanation For UFO

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 15:10:24 -0300
Archived: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:59:25 -0400
Subject: Re: Pilot Offers Earthly Explanation For UFO


>From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 22:17:47 +0100
>Subject: Re: Pilot Offers Earthly Explanation For UFO Sighting

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 22:24:09 -0300
>>Subject: Re: Pilot Offers Earthly Explanation For UFO Sighting

>>>From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 16:28:22 +0100
>>>Subject: Re: Pilot Offers Earthly Explanation For UFO Sighting

><snip>

>>>If a pilot sees a UFO, his word is generally taken as gospel.
>>>Does the same apply if an experienced pilot offers a mundane
>>>explanation for a UFO sighting?

>>Refreshing to see that first line in print, and of course it's
>>true:) But a pilot not privey to the actual sighting might be as
>>prone to think the mundane as an explanation.>

>So that's a 'no' then?

To be serious...

My argument would be that a pilot on the scene is better able
to sift the stone grindings out of the flour because he or she
has a pretty good idea of what's flying, how it flies, what the
technology is for more exotic aircraft and what our engineering
is capable of.

If the pilot is not on the scene but makes a pronouncement which
doesn't fit the parameters of the event then he or she should
not offer up the mundane which does not fit.

Any pilot I've interviewed or I just happened to be a friend of,
have made the same observation about their own personal
sighting; an up close and personal event. It deeply disturbed
them with reactions far beyond what one would expect from just
some mundane episode.

The reactions ranged from being nauseated  - sick-fear as one
put it - dread, to bothered about it for a few days to haven't
stopped thinking about it at least once daily for the last
twenty five years.

Each of these are solid looking craft quite close to their own,
not lights or space junk re-entry or meteors.

One RCAF pilot could provide me with greater detail about his
encounter than he could about the birth of his daughter 10 years
later.

Ray Bowyers feeling about being happy to get back on the ground
reaction to the Channel Islands sighting is about right in the
middle.


Don



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