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Leaked photo surfaces of purported unidentified aerial phenomena

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Cockpit photo of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena
The Debrief has learned of the leak of an unclassified photo, said to have been widely distributed in the Intelligence Community, which purportedly shows what the DoD has characterized as "Unidentified Aerial Phenomena."

On Wednesday, The Debrief reported on two classified intelligence reports issued by The Pentagon's Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF).

The Debrief learned of the existence of the photograph from a defense official who has been verified as being in a position to have access to the UAPTF intelligence reports. Additionally, the same two officials with the DoD, and one from the U.S. Intelligence community with whom we previously spoke, confirmed that the leaked image is the same photo provided in a 2018 intelligence position report issued by the UAPTF.


Jet on approach to UK airport almost collides with mystery object, shocking report finds pilots had 'no time to act'

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Leeds Bradford International Airport
A terrifying new report has revealed that a Boeing 737 passenger jet came seconds from disaster during a close call with an unidentified flying object as the plane was preparing to land at a UK airport.

The just-released report into the incident, which took place on September 1 at Leeds Bradford airport, reveals that an unknown, luminous object came within three metres (10 feet) of the plane as it prepared to touch down.

The 'Category A' event was only just confirmed by the UK Airprox Board, a near-miss monitoring agency.

Comment: From the Airprox report:
The B737 pilot reports that they were conducting a standard approach into LBA, the FO was flying. It was calm conditions with good visibility. At about 3.4NM from the runway both pilots suddenly saw a bright light and an object which appeared to be moving toward the aircraft, almost head on, slightly up and to the left. The object appeared without warning and there was no time to act. The matter was reported straight away, and a normal landing conducted. On taxiing in ATC informed them that the police helicopter had earlier observed lanterns in the area. Neither of the pilots believed what they saw was a lantern.

In the Board's opinion the reported altitude and/or description of the object were such that they were unable to determine the nature of the unknown object.


Another Chicago Mothman sighting? USPS employee reports seven-foot-tall, red-eyed creature at O'Hare International Airport

© Donie Odulio
Manuel Navarette of UFO Clearinghouse recently received the following report from a woman who said she'd seen a seven-foot-tall, red-eyed creature after leaving work at the United States Postal Service (USPS) sorting facility in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport at around 11 pm on Thursday, September 24th.
I had just left work at the USPS Sorting Facility at O'Hare Airport at about 11:00 pm on Thursday the 24th of September and was walking out to my car when I saw something standing at the far end of the parking [lot] where I usually park . At first I thought it was a very tall person with a long coat. As I got closer to my car, I unlocked my car, which caused my headlights to come on. My headlights hit the person standing about 20 to 25 feet from my car causing it to turn and look right at me.

I saw that this was not some person but some red-eyed [creature], and what appeared to be a coat were actually wings which it spread out as it turned to look at me. At first I thought it was some kind of very, very large bird, but I've never seen any bird that stood almost seven feet tall. I'm 5'4" and this thing looked taller than me by at least two feet. This thing then started making some type of chirping sound, almost a half chirp and half click like someone was clicking their tongue but much much faster. It then made some type of screeching sound and took off running toward me, it got to within 10 feet of me and took off into the air and flew above me.

Comment: From the SFS 'Timeline of the Lake Michigan Mothman Sightings So Far' (linked above), it would seem this is the 10th sighting at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in the last year.

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The Phenomenon: New UFO documentary

The Phenomenon
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The Phenomenon
After much anticipation, filmmaker James Fox's latest documentary, The Phenomenon, was released on October 6, 2020. This film has a great deal of new video that even experienced students of the UFO subject have not seen. Without a doubt this will widely be recognized as one of the best UFO documentaries to appear in some time. James meets with Richard Dolan for a live video interview to discuss what makes his film unique.


'UFO' seen being 'followed through sky' by mysterious orbs in Japan

UFO over Japan
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Footage of an alleged "UFO" cruising through the skies near a volcano in Japan has sent conspiracy theorists wild, with some claiming it is being chased by smaller craft.

In the clip, recorded at Kagoshima City in Japan, a large bright object appears in the night sky above the urban area, with the silhouette of Sakurajima volcano behind.

As the shiny object zips from the right of the frame to the left, a group of smaller-looking lights that appear to be flying in a triangle formation appear and follow in its wake.

The footage was spotted by Chris M who sent it to the popular YouTube conspiracy theory channel The Hidden Underbelly 2.0 where it had since been viewed more than 1,000 times.


Were ghosts caught on film at Gettysburg Civil War memorial?

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Misty human shapes observed next to Civil War cannon at Gettysburg
'We saw these shapes moving in the darkness. They were the size of humans. One of them ran right through the cannon.'

As many folks do over the summer, Greg Yuelling and his family were visiting the famed Civil War battle site in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, earlier this month.

And he knew about the ghost stories.

"I've heard people say you can catch videos of ghosts around there, but we were so skeptical until that night," the 46-year-old told The U.S. Sun. "I always questioned the validity of those ghost videos you see on TV; I was always pretty disbelieving."


Eyewitness in Odessa, Ukraine: 'I filmed UFO over the Black Sea'

UFO Odessa Ukraine
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UFO over Ukraine?
A reader sent us this video and description of "an unusual-looking object which appeared suddenly in the sky at low altitude, then disappeared two minutes later," off the coast of Odessa, Ukraine, on 8th September 2020.
Ras Sig

I noticed a faintly glowing object that stood out against the background of the sky. It was flying 10 degrees above the horizon. A bright white glow with increasing intensity, the brightness increased to a magnitude of -3 or -4 - like the brightness of Jupiter or Venus.

It took me about 15 seconds to pick up a 5x magnification with night-vision device. The UFO originated in the south over the sea, 5 km near the coast - filmed from the village of Kotovsky. The object moved towards the city of Odessa and Zhivakhova Mountain - small mountain by the sea that in ancient times was a place of cult worship for Greek colonists.

I rotated focus on the night-vision device in an attempt to sharpen the perspective and capture the possible outlines of an object emitting light, but I saw nothing but a bright circular sphere. Even as the object faded, the sphere shrank to a small point and disappeared.

I filmed for a further minute, in case the object should suddenly reappear, but it disappeared from sight and even disappeared from the infrared radiation - invisible to humans, though visible to the device.


UFO response protocol sent to Japanese military after Pentagon video release

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Reality ("UFO" seen over northern Japan) vs. expectations
The Japanese Self-Defense Forces have been issued orders on how to respond to unidentified flying objects menacing the country's airspace - though the defense minister insists he does not, personally, believe in aliens.

The orders were distributed in writing to Japan's Ministry of Defense and SDF personnel, NHK TV reported on Monday. Defense Minister Taro Kono personally requested they be drawn up back in April after the Pentagon officially released three videos shot by US Navy pilots depicting flying objects behaving in a bizarre manner.

SDF service members are instructed to immediately inform their superiors if they see an unidentified flying object that could pose a threat to Japanese national defense and security. They're also supposed to film the object as comprehensively as possible, so they can subsequently analyze the footage and (hopefully) determine the nature of the airborne oddity. Footage submitted by the public will also be analyzed in detail under the new orders.


Mysterious lights in South Carolina sky spark UFO debate

Mysterious lights over South Carolina
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Human beings have always been interested in the mysteries of the outside world. Several movies have been made on human-alien interaction — from Hollywood's E.T. to Bollywood's Koi... Mil Gaya.

Keeping the curiosity alive, a new video is being shared on social media which some claim shows Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). The video that was first shared on TikTok shows people in Spartanburg, South Carolina, spotting mysterious lights in the sky, reported Mirror.

It was shot by TikTok user Haley Cummins when her friends informed Haley that some of her neighbors are staring at the sky.

There was a small gathering of Haley's friends at her home when they spotted the unusual object in the sky.


Unexplained lights seen in night sky above Largs, Scotland

UFO over Scotland
© Rosie Bowman
A photo taken by a schoolgirl captured an unexplained set of lights in the night sky above the small coastal resort town of Largs Scotland. Fifteen-year-old Rosie Bowman snapped the UFO as it hovered above her home in The Rise, a North Ayershire housing estate, in Largs on the night of September 5, 2020. The image has got the town talking - are UFOs real?

Coastal commotion

Rosie took the photo of the UFO with her phone, after spotting the unusual formation of lights coming from what appears to be a curved, cylinder-shaped craft high above the street. Her mother Grace, who owns Boutique Hair Spa at Largs Pierhead, has shown the photo to customers and says everyone is really fascinated by what it could be. The set of lights could be clearly seen above the housing estate.

Grace told Largs & Millport Weekly News about the UFO photo, "Rosie was quick to take a photo and when you zoom in it does look very strange. We wondered if it could have been some astronomical phenomenon but it does seem odd."