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More Photographs from O'Hare Airport Sighting

By January 30, 2007

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For the record, here are two more photographs supposedly taken at O'Hare on November 7, 2006. The sender of the photographs states that he was actually present at the time of the sighting, and took two photographs. The man is somewhat discouraged because of what he has gone through being ridiculed and told his photos are fake. He never wants to see another UFO! This is understandable to me, and is a perfect example of why more folks will not report a UFO.

He states that the photographs were taken with his cell phone, and therefore the quality is not good, but he is adamant that the photographs are the real thing, take it or leave it. He wants no publicity at all, just for someone to examine the photographs, and he is providing them as proof of the event at O'Hare. I have inserted a small graphic of one of the photos here, but I am providing the links to larger versions of both of them. Go here to see the the first photograph, and take this link to see the second photograph. Both are hosted by Image Shack.

(image copyright-name withheld by request)

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January 30, 2007 at 5:25 pm
(1) Blue_sky says:

Ohh come on…..once again I say: go to http://www.abovetopsecret.com and you can read that especially these two foto’s are completely fake. In less then 5 minutes time the really photo was found on Google, and guess? without any UFO.

Please get your fact straigt before you make any!

January 30, 2007 at 5:28 pm
(2) Blue_sky says:

And maybe next time you have to name the source were this person placed his pictures with that statement. Once again…www.abovetopsecret.com. You should really read the discussion there. Already more than 600.000 people visited one single thread because some experts are realy working in to the story.

January 31, 2007 at 4:27 pm
(3) nfsmusic.blogspot.com says:

Can you give us a link to the picture without the UFO?

There is a possibility that a debunker would try to edit the UFO out and say that the UFO was just edited in. I don’t know if these two pictures are real/legitimate but my initial reaction is that they could be legitimate.

The UFO does look closer to the ground than all the witnesses have described, but it is a possibility that it’s higher up than it looks in the pictures, though.

February 1, 2007 at 12:43 pm
(4) Anonymous says:

Where would you even find a cell phone cam which takes black and white pictures with changing non-standard dimensions?

Come on! This hoaxer really didn’t put ANY effort on these. Why the hell do you give the satisfaction of publicity to hoaxers like these? It only encourages more hoaxes and diminishes the credibility of a very interesting incident.

February 2, 2007 at 2:00 pm
(5) Rob Martin says:

Doesn’t matter if the photos are ‘real’ or if they were taken at O’Hare on 11/07/06 -they come with no provenance and cannot be used as evidence. All one can do is view them and make a judgment as to their veracity. You can do that with the initial reports without photos. It helps not a whit.

And if the linked photos UFO are supposedly just under the cloud ceiling at 1900 ft as witness reports claim, then it must hundreds of feet across to appear that size in the photos. Witnesses claimed 6-24 feet across.

Gosh, what a surprise! Fuzzy, inconclusive UFO photos that do not even closely match witness reports, and with an unknown provenance, appearing anonymously on the internet when a dubious UFO report is suffering credibility problems.

February 3, 2007 at 2:16 am
(6) JeromeProphet says:

We are like foolish dogs running after the stick that our master never threw.

Eventually we’ll tire from searching for the stick, and either bring back something that looks close to what we imagined flew from our master’s hand, or we’ll come back staring at master’s feet wondering if there ever had been a stick.

Time to rise up people!

Ignore the photographs – well, not entirely since eventually we may see some that aren’t fakes.

But more important than the photos is to stay with the story – don’t let it be the victim of disinformation.

The Chicago Tribune reported that nearly a dozen United Air Lines employees watched a UFO hover over one of the busiest airports in the world.

This either happened or it didn’t.

Stranger still is that the story appears to have died right there.

Doesn’t anyone find that odd?

Instead we get these photos – which mean nothing – fake or not.

Why hasn’t the press screamed for more information on what happened? What kind of nation do we live in?

We invaded another nation on false pretext, and no one questioned why. I don’t mean to get political, but we can be a nation of sleepwalkers on an issue as important as airport security.

What was that object?

We have a right to know!

A major airline, and the FAA are actively covering up a breach of airspace over O’Hare? And this after 9-11, and no one is challenging this?

Are we going to accept this?

Is the United States a free, and democratic nation? Is it really?

Folks write your Congressperson, and demand this be investigated.

And if we can’t trust the main stream media, or our elected representatives let’s use the Internet as a tool to network around those who seek to obstruct the truth.

Let’s stand up like men, and stop being someone’s foolish lap dog.

Eugene Knox
Springfield, Illinois

February 6, 2007 at 3:04 pm
(7) Sam B says:

I tend to concur with Mr. Martin regarding the lack of provenance to back up these photos. Unfortunately, that is probably going to be the sticking point for any alleged photo of the object.

As with the previous alleged photo of the object, the poor quality of the photo pretty much eliminates the possibility of any meaningful analysis. The blur shown is so indistinct that it could have been nothing more than a conventional aircraft in the traffic pattern, or even a bird flying fairly close to the camera.

Not that we need a crystal clear photo of a flying saucer with a bumper sticker that reads “See Exotic Zeta Reticuli”, but a clearer photo taken with a real digital camera instead of a cellphone would be an order of magnitude more useful. Ideally, there would also be witness statements from air traffic controllers and pilots who may have seen the alleged object. But don’t hold your breath waiting on those – the FAA and the airlines are not about to release anything of that nature of their own volition.

I make no judgment regarding the photographs or the person who took them, but they really don’t prove anything except that we have two pictures of an airport setting with a smudge above the line of the horizon.

February 9, 2007 at 2:52 am
(8) Charles L. Grubbs says:

I swear you people whine a lot! If you really looked at the photos you would see that they are unedited shots, grant you they aren’t perfect, but neither are most of the UFO Photos taken. If you take the second photo and blow it up 400% you will notice it gains in clarity, definition, and you can make out the shape of the craft…really pretty eerie and not what I expected from a blow up, try it and you’ll see what I’m talking about. The Photos are real, no one is gonna waste their time making fake, hazy photos…if their gonna make fakes their gonna be a lot better photo’s than these are, use some common sense please! Thanks Billy!

February 7, 2008 at 10:48 pm
(9) Rob Swiatek says:

Once the age of digital cameras began, the age of UFO photos ended. It’s too easy to digitally cut a bogus UFO into an otherwise genuine photo. A particular UFO would have to be photographed by numerous individuals–preferably scientists–from different positions, with still and video cameras and with all images mutually consistent to garner any respect among objective researchers. When’s the last time that’s happened?

But not to worry: The UFO phenomenon doesn’t stand or fall on photographs. We have 60-plus years of excellent, close-up, unexplainable cases. And as Mr. Knox noted above, the public should be outraged that these cases haven’t been given the official, scientific attention they deserve.–Rob Swiatek

September 19, 2012 at 8:43 pm
(10) Main Course says:

Today, while I was at work, my sister stole my iphone and tested to see
if it can survive a thirty foot drop, just so she can be a
youtube sensation. My apple ipad is now broken and she has 83 views.

I know this is entirely off topic but I
had to share it with someone!

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