[Fwd: UFO: Did UFO Cause Blackout?]
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Subject: UFO: Did UFO Cause Blackout?
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 00:24:56 EDT
*Thanks to Jay for alerting me to his story*
Some of the details of the sighting are included after this article. The
blackout during this sighting is very intersting. Or did the "motor part
a rocket" hit a power station? Yeah right. Could be a coincidence but
have to wait until more details come out.
Was UFO A Russian Rocket?
Sightings Of Bright Streak In Sky Reported in Southern Oregon
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore., Posted 6:25 p.m. September 2, 1999 -- The National
Weather Service in Medford received a flood of reports Wednesday night
unidentified bright object moving from west to east across southern
A federal space official in Colorado said it likely was a Russian
Descriptions ranged from "two bright headlights" to a meteor shower.
"It was a bright red light coming out of the west, then it started
up -- like a meteor," said Klamath Falls resident Lorinde Gamble.
Sightings were reported throughout the Klamath Basin, the Rogue Valley
Maj. Perry Nouis, a spokesman for U.S. Space Command in Colorado
Colo., said he knew exactly what it was.
"It was part of a Russian rocket body, the auxiliary motor part of a
Nouis said. "It was a rather large part, that's why a lot of people saw
Nouis said the military tracks about 9,000 objects that are orbiting the
Earth. Only objects larger than about 6 inches are tracked.
"Stuff re-enters the atmosphere every couple of days, but it's usually
oceans," Nouis said. "This one streaked across the sky and came pretty
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Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 03:37:58 -0400
From: tedwards@... (Tim Edwards)
To: unascan@... <lunascan@...>
Subject: [lunascan] Heads Up - Incoming
Heads Up Everyone!!!
There has been a massive sighting, made by multiple individuals,
of 7 or 8 Unidentified Flying Objects in the Western US. More
specifically, Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada.
This report was announced by Art Bell on "Coast to Coast" around
9:30 pm pacific time (1:30 am eastern). He received multiple
faxes and e-mails about the event.
He had Peter Gersten on and interrupted the second hour of the
show to bring on Peter Davenport of the UFO Reporting Center.
Davenport had several "Live" excerpts from callers who reported
Below are several eyewitness descriptions of this anomaly
7 or 8 "flaming" UFOs heading "in formation" from Northwest to
Southeast at a low altitude and at a surprisingly low speed. It
took the objects 1 1/2 to 2 minutes for the objects to traverse
from horizon to horizon.
8 UFOs "with flaming tails" traveling "in formation" from west
to east. 1 1/2 minutes to cross the sky.
7 or 8 "flaming" objects "in a straight line" traveling in
formation" from Northwest to Southeast, 1 broke formation then 1
Single red light traveling steadily across the sky, broke into 4
or 5 pieces.
Military jets flying in Afterburn over the same area several
minutes after sighting.
At approx. 9:30 pm pacific time, parts of the western United
States suffered a widespread power blackout.
Art Bell is currently broadcasting via a propane powered
Don't miss this one!
National UFO Reporting Center