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Re: 1960 IA BB/NICAP Report Solved

From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:09:07 +0100
Archived: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:36:55 -0400
Subject: Re: 1960 IA BB/NICAP Report Solved


>From: Herb Taylor <herbufo.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 15:19:20 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: 1960 IA BB/NICAP Report Solved


>To all,

>One of the more interesting UFO reports for 1960 occurred on
>March 4th at Dubuque, IA. 5:55 P.M. Multiple witnesses in
>various locations, including flight instructor Charles R.
>Morris, sighted three elliptical objects flying in an in-line
>formation. Duration of four minutes. This report was a Blue Book
>"UNIDENTIFIED", and is also cited in "THE UFO EVIDENCE" (notably
>on p. 40).

>I brought this seemingly puzzling report to the attention of UFO
>researcher Tim Printy, and we both took a close look at it,
>which included going through the lengthy BB file on the matter.
>Much to our surprise (and to some extent, our consternation as
>well), we found that the apparent explanation for this report
>was to actually be found in these files, hidden in plain sight
>for all these years. It turns out that the purported "UFOs" in
>this report were almost certainly a flight of three B-52
>bombers!

<snip>

Amazing! Must be a relief to all and sundry to have this
troubling report expunged from the long list of 'unknowns'.

However, are we about to unleash a series of old B-52 sightings
reattributed as 'unknowns'? If it is so easy to confuse the two,
then poor Herb has opened a door that will see him confronted by
a task that will dwarf the labours of Sisyphus...


Gerald O'Connell
http://www.saatchionline.com/gacoc




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