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    U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO


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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO



    Send this guy next time...



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Fascinating.


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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    After the alert, a shadowy figure told Torres he must never talk about the incident and he duly kept silent for more than 30 years.



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    After the alert, a shadowy figure told Torres he must never talk about the incident and he duly kept silent for more than 30 years.

    I like how a guy can make himself a Shadowy Figure. I have never been able to pull that off.



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    My favorite line is

    He returned to base and was debriefed the next day by an unnamed man who "looked like a well-dressed IBM salesman."



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Quote Originally Posted by ffelknirznarf View Post
    My favorite line is

    He returned to base and was debriefed the next day by an unnamed man who "looked like a well-dressed IBM salesman."
    Maybe it was this guy...



    Wait, isn't that the same guy from above??




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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    I bet he didn't use the "flashy thingy" on the pilot....


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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    A "Fifty Year" secret. I don't think I'll live to see the "Hundred Year" ones from WWII.



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    question is why was our govts first reaction to shoot it?
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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Quote Originally Posted by BigBake View Post
    question is why was our govts first reaction to shoot it?
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    Isnt it always that way?



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Quote Originally Posted by BigBake View Post
    question is why was our govts first reaction to shoot it?
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    We asked it if it was open to a spot of tea first, but it didn't respond.

    I am going to go out on a limb and say that at the time we didn't know if it was some sort of secret Russian weapon, which is most certainly could have been.



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Quote Originally Posted by BigBake View Post
    question is why was our govts first reaction to shoot it?
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    You must not have been alive during the Cold War.

    Don't know what it is? Might be Soviet, carrying a nuke? Hell yes, shoot it down!

    Through the Eighties, it was widely published that one of people's greatest fears was dying in a nuclear attack. Fortunately, we no longer live under that shadow.



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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Quote Originally Posted by ffelknirznarf View Post

    "UFO expert David Clarke said the sighting may have been part of a secret U.S. project to create phantom aircraft on radar screens to test Soviet air defences.
    "Perhaps what this pilot had seen was some kind of experiment in electronic warfare or maybe it was a UFO," he said. "Something very unusual happened."


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    Re: U.S. pilot was ordered to shoot down UFO

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    "UFO expert David Clarke said the sighting may have been part of a secret U.S. project to create phantom aircraft on radar screens to test Soviet air defences.
    "Perhaps what this pilot had seen was some kind of experiment in electronic warfare or maybe it was a UFO," he said. "Something very unusual happened."
    Really how can you be an UFO expert...the guys sounds like a *******...



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