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Group Urges US To Re-Open UFO Investigations

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 14:10:45 -0000
Archived: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 12:47:45 -0500
Subject: Group Urges US To Re-Open UFO Investigations

>Source: CTV News - Toronto, Ontario, Canada


>Sun. Nov. 11 2007

>Group Urges U.S. To Re-Open UFO Investigations


>Symington himself claims that he had a sighting 10 years ago
>during his second term as governor. He said he witnessed a
>massive object navigate over Squaw Peak, a mountain range in
>Phoenix, Arizona.

>A pilot and former Air Force officer, Symington said the craft
>didn't resemble any man-made object he'd ever seen.

>"It was truly breathtaking," Symington told CNN on Friday. "I
>was absolutely stunned because I was turning to the west
>for the distant Phoenix Lights."

>The governor said that the incident was witnessed by hundreds
>concerned Arizona residents who called his office.

>The U.S. Air Force eventually claimed responsibility, admitting
>that they'd dropped flares. However Symington said that what he
>saw was something else, as flares don't fly in formation.

I notice that (according to this) Symington doesn't say, "What I
saw couldn't have been the flares because I saw it at 8:30, an
hour and half before the flares were dropped," just that the
"formation" ruled out flares, which is not as unambiguous as it
might be, given that witnesses to the flares did indeed think
they were holding a "formation". Admittedly this isn't a direct

But para. 3 above is a direct quote, and he is quoted as saying
"I was turning to the west looking for the distant Phoenix
Lights", when he saw instead his "breathtaking" triangle of
lights. How can he have been "looking for the distant Phoenix
Lights" - by which I can only assume he means the videoed
"Phoenix Lights", the dfistant flares which most people associate
with that title - at 8:30, when these were not filmed until
10:00, and apparently were not publicised until after March 14th?

There may be some confusion in the reporting here. Can someone
please post a link to a detailed _early_ description by Fife
Symington of what he actually did see? He told Larry King: "I
saw a wedge-shaped craft of enormous proportions fly over what
we call the Squaw Peak area in Sunny Slope in Phoenix." Is
anyone able to pinpoint on a map exactly where Symington was
located in relation to "Squaw Peak" and the Estrellas?


Martin Shough

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