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Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents
WBZ-TV ^ | May 9, 2013 11:59 PM | Bill Shields, WBZ-TV

Posted on 05/10/2013 4:27:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin

QUINCY (CBS) – A mystery in Quincy continues to deepen: Who is flying around the city from dusk to dawn, for the past ten days or so?

“It’s frightening, not just weird, but frightening,” said one resident of the Wollaston section.

Every night for nearly the last two weeks, residents have spotted a low-flying aircraft doing loops over the city. WBZ has learned the FAA knows what’s going on, but the agency isn’t telling.

“I mean it is strange. I don’t know if they’re looking for somebody, I have no idea,” one resident told WBZ.

It’s not the state or local police doing the flying, and the FAA is giving out little information, even to city officials.

“It’s frustrating, it really is,” says City Councillor Brian Palmucci. “I specifically asked, ‘Is it a law enforcement flight? Can we tell people that?’ He said, ‘No, we can’t tell you that.’ Then I asked that when folks call me can I at least tell them that it is something that they shouldn’t worry about, it’s something they shouldn’t be concerned with? He said, ‘I can’t tell you that.’”

The aircraft doesn’t appear to be flying when it’s cloudy out, only taking to the skies on starlit nights.

(Excerpt) Read more at boston.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Local News; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: aircraft; mystery; mysteryaircraft; mysteryplane; quincy; quincymass; residents
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1 posted on 05/10/2013 4:27:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Time for the Fox Mulder “I want to believe” poster.


2 posted on 05/10/2013 4:29:08 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: BenLurkin

Up next, a 3D-printable surface to air missile!

Although, an Estes rocket with a seeker head would probably not be all that difficult...


3 posted on 05/10/2013 4:29:12 PM PDT by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: BenLurkin

****“It’s frightening, not just weird, but frightening,” said one resident of the Wollaston section****

OH FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE! Go back inside and hide under the bed!


4 posted on 05/10/2013 4:29:29 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (When someone burns a cross on your lawn, the best firehose is an AK-47.)
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Sources tell WBZ that the aircraft is not a drone, that it is manned. FAA spokesman Jim Peters would only say, “We have to be very careful this time” concerning information.

Obviously when the federal government wants to keep something quiet, they keep it very quiet. In this case, they wouldn’t even say how long it would continue flying for.

“The FBI does not comment on aerial activity,” a statement from the bureau said.

5 posted on 05/10/2013 4:29:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin
This is Quincy Mass. In any normal American city he would have bullet holes in his wings by now.
6 posted on 05/10/2013 4:30:55 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: tpmintx

7 posted on 05/10/2013 4:31:45 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: F15Eagle

Shenanigans !,


8 posted on 05/10/2013 4:41:48 PM PDT by novascotianative
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To: BenLurkin

Shoot it down...claim self defense....make sure someone is nearby to record


9 posted on 05/10/2013 4:42:32 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: BenLurkin
"FAA spokesman Jim Peters would only say, “We have to be very careful this time"

This is a VERY odd statement ("this time"), almost implying they goofed up before.. Russian fighter jets 'training' over U.S. territory? Wouldn't surprise me.

10 posted on 05/10/2013 4:43:21 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: tpmintx

I’m thinking a 20 million candle watt portable flashlight x about 20 citizens would be enough to make any effective use of the drone.


11 posted on 05/10/2013 4:44:10 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: BenLurkin

Easy enough to find out, really.


12 posted on 05/10/2013 4:44:19 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: BenLurkin
Have no fear!


13 posted on 05/10/2013 4:44:53 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Don’t forget to fashion up a nice tinfoil hat made from heavy-duty recycle aluminum!!!!


14 posted on 05/10/2013 4:44:57 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: BenLurkin
Here is a supposed photo of the 'mystery' aircraft.. Perhaps a diversion? What is that pod behind the left wheel? Is that normal? A sensor for a DHS spy mission, maybe? Radiation sensor? FReeper flyers welcome to speculate, please.. Hmmmm..

http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/quincy/2013/05/photos_prove_suspicious_aircra.html

15 posted on 05/10/2013 4:48:14 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Looks like a camera to me?


16 posted on 05/10/2013 4:50:08 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

If that is the “mystery” aircraft, then it’s a Cessna 182 Skylane with a Flir Ball on the side. Flir is just an infrared camera used for picking up heat signatures of bad guys. Most likely some sort of Law Enforcement/Government Mission. Portland, Oregon Police Department fly one just like it.


17 posted on 05/10/2013 4:52:20 PM PDT by Bell407Pilot
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To: BenLurkin

-— a low-flying aircraft doing loops over the city. ——

Very informative report.


18 posted on 05/10/2013 4:55:23 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

probably student pilots getting night qualification


19 posted on 05/10/2013 4:59:19 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
almost implying they goofed up before

TWA 800?????

20 posted on 05/10/2013 5:00:01 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: mnehring

Student pilot night flights with Forward-Looking InfraRed (FLIR) pods attached? That doesn’t square, does it?


21 posted on 05/10/2013 5:05:31 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Bell407Pilot

Law enforcement pilot training, maybe? That makes sense. But why treated like ‘top secret’ then?


22 posted on 05/10/2013 5:06:39 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Pretty cheap Cessna for anything official. Could be a rental plane outfitted for fire or pipeline work which is why you see the IR pods. We have them monitoring pipelines around here occasionally. Of course, that is assuming it is an IR pod and not something like a parachute. They have them attached for lighter and training aircraft now. Pretty cool.


23 posted on 05/10/2013 5:42:53 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

That doesn’t rise to the level of keeping it top secret though, does it? Why would the public be kept in the dark over that?


24 posted on 05/10/2013 5:52:25 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: BenLurkin

Is that Quixy, Illinois?


25 posted on 05/10/2013 5:54:46 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Where’s the tail number of the aircraft?


26 posted on 05/10/2013 5:56:44 PM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Flick Lives
Boston.com reports that "The tail number, N906TM, which can be seen in one photo, is registered to a company called RKT Productions. The only information that could be found on the company is a post office box in Bristow, Va.

A spokesman for the nearest airport, Manassas Regional Airport, had never heard of the company and said the plane did not fly out of that airport."

27 posted on 05/10/2013 6:04:11 PM PDT by freeandfreezing
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To: Flick Lives

‘N906TM’, and registered to ‘RKT Productions’.


28 posted on 05/10/2013 6:08:18 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: freeandfreezing

Possibly one of those ‘false storefront’ companies managed by one of those 3-letter agencies. Hehehe.


29 posted on 05/10/2013 6:09:48 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Russian fighter jets 'training' over U.S. territory? Wouldn't surprise me.

Where on this planet will you find a fighter pilot who is willing to fly loops over a city, in a Cessna, every night? Even if you issue a direct order, what the pilot is going to learn in such a mission that he hasn't learned in his first week of flight school?

As other comments indicate, this is a law enforcement operation ran by a TLA. If I were to guess, judging by absence of any ground activity, they are just testing new equipment.

30 posted on 05/10/2013 6:17:55 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: Defiant

There are 11 towns in the United State named Quincy. It is up to you to do some sleuthing and figure out which one is under discussion here. Have fun!


31 posted on 05/10/2013 6:38:24 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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I would hope the FAA knows about the flights and that they are approved.

Not because of a flight plan, but because all of Quincy appears to be in the Boston Class B airspace with a ground level to 7,000 altitude. All aircraft operating in this airspace must be in contact, and have permission to enter, with/from ATC.

Link to sectional chart

Lots of Aerospace and Software companies in the Boston/NH area. Could it be a part of this?


32 posted on 05/10/2013 6:40:43 PM PDT by az_gila
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

DEA, maybe.

They have a similar plane based at KOAK.


33 posted on 05/10/2013 6:43:54 PM PDT by Rev DMV
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Either that or take a gun and shoot the damn thing down.


34 posted on 05/10/2013 6:46:16 PM PDT by goldi
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To: BenLurkin
FlightAware's last recorded flight of N906TM shows a ferry flight from Corning, NY to Nashua, NH on February 18th.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N906TM

35 posted on 05/10/2013 6:48:12 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Fester Chugabrew

I don’t care that much. I was just hoping for a Quix sighting.


36 posted on 05/10/2013 6:50:26 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: BenLurkin

Could be a full-scale Cessna 182, but now my understanding is that there are UAV’s that are actually small (less than 1/2 scale) models of civil a/c —against empty sky with no perspective they very easily appear as normal civvy aircraft.

They’re mostly used on the southern border for drug interdiction.

Typically they arouse little suspicion and take off from and land at unconventional places.


37 posted on 05/10/2013 6:50:40 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: BenLurkin

50 hour student pilot doing moose turns?


38 posted on 05/10/2013 7:04:57 PM PDT by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: Chuckster

A moose bit my sister once.

8^)


39 posted on 05/10/2013 7:07:10 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Aircraft Registration (N906TM)
Aircraft Summary
Summary Owner Airworthiness Serial Number
2010 CESSNA 182T
Fixed wing single engine
(4 seats / 1 engine) RKT PRODUCTIONS
BRISTOW, VA
(Corporation) Standard/Normal 18282269
Aircraft Details
Engine Weight Speed Mode S Code
LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5
Horsepower: 230 (Reciprocating) Less than 12,500lbs Not defined 53103453
Registration Details
Status Certificate Issue Date Airworthiness Date Last Action Date Expiration
Assigned 2011-03-24 2010-12-02 2011-03-24 2014-03-31
Registration History
Date Owner Location Serial Number Mode S Code
26-Mar-2011 RKT PRODUCTIONS BRISTOW VA 18282269 53103453
29-Oct-2010 CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY WICHITA KS 18282269 53103453


40 posted on 05/10/2013 8:58:42 PM PDT by B4Ranch (http://www.theycometoamerica.com/)
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To: Chuckster

Small plane doing loop the loop for days on end with small pod/container attached screams chemtrail. They are not always visible peeps. If the people of Quincy start feeling paranoid do let us know.


41 posted on 05/10/2013 9:14:48 PM PDT by spookymink (Chemtrails)
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To: B4Ranch

Is that all ya got? LOL


42 posted on 05/10/2013 11:29:13 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

I think I know the people that developed this. These are the good guys...


43 posted on 05/11/2013 4:44:21 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: az_gila

“gorgon stare” LOL! I’m laughing but it ain’t that funny...


44 posted on 05/11/2013 5:08:24 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: Bell407Pilot

Interestingly, we have had a few evenings where a helicopter was flying in loops over the same several block area, different areas each time. The first time was dark enough that you could see they had a light beam. But the circular pattern was like a moving spirograph, not just a continuous loop. At first we thought it was surveillance of criminal activity but the flight pattern made no sense and it went on for way too long. Then it happened a few other times in different areas. My final guess was it was indeed probably surveillance in the form of acquiring imagery for later use or maybe testing something.


45 posted on 05/11/2013 5:14:17 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

https://www.sightingsreport.com/blog_posts/quincy-ma-drone-plane-ufo-identified


46 posted on 05/11/2013 6:30:51 AM PDT by B4Ranch (http://www.theycometoamerica.com/)
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To: BenLurkin

Since when is a 182 certified for aerobatics? Loops? Must mean “circles”.


47 posted on 05/11/2013 6:42:41 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: spookymink

Chemtrails with a 182. No way. More likely is they are testing some new type of surveillance equipment. Some new IR or something we haven’t heard about yet.


48 posted on 05/11/2013 7:04:12 AM PDT by B4Ranch (http://www.theycometoamerica.com/)
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To: B4Ranch

But why over Boston???


49 posted on 05/11/2013 7:05:04 AM PDT by bryan999
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To: bryan999

Considering what just happened in Boston... Seems kind of odd place for surveillance testing to me..

Is it looking for a bomb perhaps? Or materials? Some kind of radio active detector on board the plane...?


50 posted on 05/11/2013 7:07:07 AM PDT by bryan999
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