Skip to comments.CIA claims that UFOs over Norway were U-2 flights
Posted on 07/04/2014 10:12:32 AM PDT by GreyFriar
FULL TITLE: Were aliens the source of UFOs spotted above Norway in the 1950s? No, says the CIA: That was us
The CIA has claimed responsibility for various UFO sightings in the 1950s
They say lights over Norway can be attributed to their U-2 aircraft
The plane began flying in secret from 1955 and remains in operation today
It is capable of flying up to 70,000 feet, meaning it was much higher than conventional planes in the 50s and 60s
This meant that, when some pilots saw sunlight glint off the planes above them, they reported them as UFOs as they didn't know the U-2 existed The CIA discovered the misidentifications in 'Operation Blue Book'
One UFO expert is unconvinced, however, saying it is 'ironic' the CIA would reveal this on World UFO Day
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
CIA comes clean, it was the source of some UFO sightings.
And this is “world UFO day.” Are you going to watch “1776
or “Independence Day” as your Independence Day movie treat? I’m watching “1776” and “Yankee Doodle Dandy.”
And Mooshell claims all Sasquatch sitings over the past 40 years.
Both movies are on TCM this afternoon.
A friend of the family was a U-2 pilot based in Japan when we were stationed there...
UFO buzzed Cuba-bound U2 in 1966? U2 crashed in Bolivia.
And as the Alien Ships vanished into the darkened Norweigen skies, the Alien Commander was heard to say “But I STILL Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For!”
Lemmie see if I got this. The sun reflected of a FLAT BLACK plane painted FLAT BLACK with a paint specifically formulated for maximum light absorbency... at 70000 feet... at night, and people mistook it for a UFO. Well of course it was.
I find the alien spaceship to be a more believable excuse.
Early U-2s were in natural aluminum. It was only years later they were painted black.
What is the most over used photo on FR?
I have no idea which is the most over used photo on FR because I don’t post photos. However my guess is the late Helen Thomas.
Thanks for the ping. Some of the high-altitude flashes of light might have been sun reflecting off U-2’s, but many UFO sightings are not compatible with this CIA explanation.
People get irritated when they expect to see it, but don’t.
Thanks for the ping!
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