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Re: Pilot Debunks Old UFO Report - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 13:22:36 -0400
Fwd Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 15:49:02 -0500
Subject: Re: Pilot Debunks Old UFO Report - Ledger

>Source: The Detroit Free Press - Michigan, USA


>March 1, 2007

>A Pilot Debunks Old UFO Report
>1997 lights were flares, he insists

>By Scott Craven
>The Arizona Republic


>The lights were flares, said the Air National Guard, dropped
>during nighttime exercises at the Barry M. Goldwater Range.

>That's what they were, insists Lt. Col. Ed Jones, who piloted
>one of the four A10s in the squadron that he says launched the

>Jones, in his first interview with the news media concerning the
>night 10 years ago, says he can't believe a decision to eject a
>few leftover flares turned into a UFO furor that continues to
>this day.


>On the way back to Tucson, not far from Gila Bend, Jones says,
>he reminded pilots to eject their leftover parachute flares.

>Jones and the crew returned to Maryland. Several weeks later,
>Jones says, "All this stuff just blew up."

Boy, talk about locking the gate after the horse has bolted,
escaped to the grassy plains, raised a bunch of little horses,
been attacked by wolves and now resides in tins in the pet food
section of your local super market.


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