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Caught On Tape: Balloon or UFO?[Louisiana]
KSLA ^ | 27 Oct 2008 | Jeff Ferrell

Posted on 10/29/2008 7:08:39 AM PDT by BGHater

Caught on tape: A mysterious object recently filmed above Shreveport's Downtown Airport. But, there's debate tonight whether it's a UFO or just a big balloon.

The video of the mysterious object came to us from local flight instructor Kevin Morris. He told us a fellow pilot, Charles Corder, captured the images back on Thursday, October 9th at 10:30 in morning, while using his home video camera. We slowed down the video to get a better view and remove much of the shaking.

Morris said he's been told it hovered about 10-thousand feet in the air and appeared about 80-feet long. The best view on the 4-minute-long recording comes when the object turns sidewides, revealing a dozen or so round structures running the length of the object. After about 5-minutes, it reportedly flew away towards the Shreveport Regional Airport.

But after the broadcast of KSLA News 12 Sunday at 5:30 p.m. (10/26), an amateur photographer sent us a picture that he took, of what appears to be the same object. But, Paul Pickett came to an entirely different conclusion.

Pickett said, to him, the object appeared no higher than 2-thousand feet in the skies above downtown Shreveport. He also estimated its size as just 20-feet long and looked like shiny rubber, possibly a balloon floating with the wind.

Those who saw the object at the downtown airport called Radar Approach Control, better known as RAPCON, a civilian facility at Barksdale Air Force Base. But, they did not report seeing anything on their radar. And, we're told that radar is sensitive enough to pick-up a flock of birds. Perhaps another viewer, like Pickett, will give us even more information to help solve this mystery.



TOPICS: Conspiracy; UFO's
KEYWORDS: aviation; balloon; louisiana; tinfoil; ufo
UFO Shreveport LA

Who knows. Could be a UAV being tested at Ft. Polk or just a balloon. The Aviation guy has some creds though.

I always side with a balloon or the monkey did it.

The video has more info.

1 posted on 10/29/2008 7:08:39 AM PDT by BGHater
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Balloon ping.


2 posted on 10/29/2008 7:09:07 AM PDT by BGHater (The GOP, the new DNC.)
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To: BGHater

Solar heated balloon.

3 posted on 10/29/2008 7:10:16 AM PDT by MyTwoCopperCoins
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To: BGHater

It’s a UFO manned by very skinny aliens from the planet Noodletron.


4 posted on 10/29/2008 7:11:12 AM PDT by pabianice (Inexplicable and infuriating.)
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To: pabianice

Thats good. I hope they watch their carbon output.


5 posted on 10/29/2008 7:12:58 AM PDT by BGHater (The GOP, the new DNC.)
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To: BGHater

Flying Snake


6 posted on 10/29/2008 7:13:15 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Vote McWhatshisname and PALIN)
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To: BGHater

Wait a second. It could be a balloon carrying the infamous Michelle Obama tape from API. Kind of under the radar delivery system so as not to give warning to the Obama camp


7 posted on 10/29/2008 7:13:50 AM PDT by teechbiz (teechbiz)
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To: BGHater

8 posted on 10/29/2008 7:13:57 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: BGHater

Hmmmm

Thx.


9 posted on 10/29/2008 7:14:22 AM PDT by Quix (GLOBALIST PLANS FM 1900 ON #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: BGHater

Weather balloon filled with swamp gas!


10 posted on 10/29/2008 7:14:27 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: BGHater

It’s not space monsters from outer space.


11 posted on 10/29/2008 7:14:49 AM PDT by mysterio
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To: BGHater
Balloon. I've seen some like that flying over car dealerships on Bert Kouns in Shreveport. I've seen long cylinders and I've also seen these guys made up of several long cylinder balloons.


12 posted on 10/29/2008 7:16:47 AM PDT by mnehring (We Are Joe!)
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To: BGHater
Oh my God.

I never knew: My thing detaches and flies when I'm asleep.

I'd recognize that, anywhere.

13 posted on 10/29/2008 7:17:04 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Secondhand Aztlan Smoke causes drug addiction obesity in global warming cancer immigrant terrorists.)
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To: pabianice

Lol!

When I was a kid, me and my brother used to make ufo’s from dry cleaning bags and a little bit of sterno.

Launch them at night, and if you didn’t know exactly what it was, it was sure enough to make you look twice!

(BTW, I grew up in western NY surrounded by about 10,000 square miles of corn and wheat fields, so it’s not like we were doing this in Brooklyn or something)


14 posted on 10/29/2008 7:17:27 AM PDT by djf (I have dimes. Brother, can you spare a dame?)
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To: BGHater
Sometimes these things get away:


15 posted on 10/29/2008 7:18:42 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: BGHater

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/833648/huge_solar_balloon_easy/


16 posted on 10/29/2008 7:18:47 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: BGHater

Balloon...but damn I can’t resist UFO threads.


17 posted on 10/29/2008 7:19:09 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (Barack Hussein Obama is a Socialist. GO SARAH !)
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To: Lazamataz

Re #13:

You’re a sick sick person.


18 posted on 10/29/2008 7:20:29 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (Barack Hussein Obama is a Socialist. GO SARAH !)
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To: Artemis Webb
Yeah I know. In the end you now its just a turkey or a balloon.

It's the temptation that possibly, there is a UFO flying around filled with Amazonian women, looking for a man.

19 posted on 10/29/2008 7:22:18 AM PDT by BGHater (The GOP, the new DNC.)
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To: Artemis Webb; Lazamataz

That’s what he’s famous for!

Welcome back, Laz, when did you start posting again?


20 posted on 10/29/2008 7:23:26 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: BGHater

The guy on the video looks like Bill Ayers.


21 posted on 10/29/2008 7:24:56 AM PDT by i_dont_chat (The elephant is dancing for the lady from Alaska)
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To: martin_fierro

I was thinking same this same thing: “It is ball-oon!”


22 posted on 10/29/2008 7:25:18 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspell)
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To: DBrow

The whispers on the grapvine say that Laz had a UFOectomy and since there is no Bris well.... ouch!


23 posted on 10/29/2008 7:32:26 AM PDT by Young Werther (Julius Caesar (Quae Cum Ita Sunt. Since these things are so.))
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To: Artemis Webb
You’re a sick sick person.

I know.

HEEEELPPP MEEEEEeeee

24 posted on 10/29/2008 7:36:56 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Secondhand Aztlan Smoke causes drug addiction obesity in global warming cancer immigrant terrorists.)
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To: theDentist
I was thinking same this same thing

Seek help. 

25 posted on 10/29/2008 8:32:42 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro
Have contacted a linguist, who suggested I now state "I was thinking the same thought you'd already expressed."

Seems like too much typing.

26 posted on 10/29/2008 9:36:08 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspell)
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To: martin_fierro

Where the heck are we?


27 posted on 10/29/2008 10:00:11 AM PDT by Defiant (NY Times carried the world's commies on its back but then...... Ad-Less Shrugged)
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To: BGHater

Somewhere a child is crying.


28 posted on 10/29/2008 10:03:57 AM PDT by MaxMax (I'll welcome death when God calls me. Until then, the fight is on)
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To: BGHater; Quix
When enlarged, it appears to be a photoshopped image. (Or balloon..)........

%^)

29 posted on 10/29/2008 3:25:03 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave ("McCain-Palin 2008"- Because the other option would be unthinkable.)
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To: BGHater; Quix

Actually, the video is much better than the photo...


30 posted on 10/29/2008 3:28:40 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave ("McCain-Palin 2008"- Because the other option would be unthinkable.)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Didn’t seem like anything to get too excited about.


31 posted on 10/29/2008 4:34:19 PM PDT by Quix (GLOBALIST PLANS FM 1900 ON #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: mnehrling

Ditto.

We must be neighbors.


32 posted on 10/29/2008 4:40:05 PM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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