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Occurred : 6/1/1999 14:00 (Entered as : 06/01/99 14:00:)
Reported: 4/17/2000 06:21
Posted: 4/26/2000
Location: Montreal (Canada), PQ
Shape: Other
Duration:10 mins.
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Feb 29. 2000 Montreal, Canada Dear Roly James Last night, a caller on your show described a night-time ariel phenomena as having a haze or a clouded atmosphere encircling it before it suddenly turned bright red and shot off into nowhere at an incredible speed. Last summer, I observed a similar phenomena in full daylight. I was cycling with a friend and we had stopped to rest in a local park area. The sky was generally clear - with the exception of a small hazy patch of cloud that had somehow developed in one quarter. From where we stood we had an excellent view of the horizon - or as good as it gets on the outskirts of a big city. Eventually, my friend spied an unusual craft moving very slowly across the sky. It was light coloured (silvery white - very difficult to read in the mid afternoon sunlight) and somewhat angular appearing. At first I thought it was perhaps an ultralight of some variety - except it made no sound and moved too slowly - ie. should not have been airborne at that rate of speed. Both of us were moved to "high alert" as we observed it very carefully for some minutes as it approached the cloudy area - which seemed to thicken. I began to suspect at this point that this anomalous cloud might have something to do with what we were seeing and I didn't so much as blink an eye as I watched the craft slowly merge with its outer edges. As the craft was just about to disappear behind the haze, a bolt of light, like a lens flare or flashbulb discharge, erupted from its exact location. From my point of view, the object disappeared instantaneously and in a matter of moments thereafter, the "cloud" dissolved completely. Although I scanned the skies for this object and traced its logical trajectory, after the flare, it was nowhere to be found. I stood there quite devastated, wondering what it was I had seen - even as the skies to the north and south of us were strewn with a checkerboard of contrails. A look at one of the planes that laid a large trail almost directly over our heads reveled that it was not a commercial plane - but a very large military craft - a two engine job resembling a high altitude bomber of some description. The sudden appearance of planes laying out contrails seemed deliberate. Were they mapping a location? Interestingly, my friend did not view the situation exactly as I did. Whether for fear of being implicated in a sighting or not, he insisted that he had seen the craft emerge from the other side of the cloud and made repeated attempts to point it out to me. I have excellent eyesight and although I stood trying to get a focus on whatever it was he was attempting to call my attention towards, I saw nothing. It was both a puzzling and highly emotional experience and we actually got into an argument over the whole deal. I stand by my story - he by his. What he does conceede is that the event was "suspicious". I would go much further than that. It does not take a genius to understand that this could be one of two things: a) ariel military test manouvres of a new generation of air ship - the possible application of Bohm's non-locality and post quantum physics in faster than light transportation b) an incursion into North American airspace by some unknown entity One thing that