UFO Casebook headgraphic


UFO Casebook
Powered by Conduit Mobile

Blindly Seeking Intelligent Life
UFO Depiction
Published: 7:37 AM 1/10/2014


UFO hunters are using laser pointers to point out what they think is alien craft - and may be causing an air traffic hazard.

Acacia Hills Ufologist Alan Ferguson wrote on his website that shining laser beams at spacecraft makes them "power up." "They often respond by powering up as they show us star seeds they are looking over us," he wrote.

Mr. Ferguson wrote that he had observed this phenomenon one day last week at 5 am. He said the space craft increased in size five times, then shrank to a little dot.

"It was such an uplifting event, I felt so good after it," he wrote.

But A380 pilot and former pilots' association president Barry Jackson was not impressed.

Captain Jackson said it was unlikely to be a problem when aircraft are at cruise altitude, as they are probably not being manually flown and the laser won't penetrate the cockpit, but it's extremely dangerous for aircraft flying low or coming into land.

"Most aircraft are landed manually," he said.

"The pilot is doing all the work and they need night vision."

If the laser penetrates the cockpit, it can blind them, he said.

"It could have a catastrophic effect... an accident could occur."

The maximum penalty for those caught shining lasers at aircraft in the Territory is four years in prison.

Laser pointers were shone at aircraft landing in Darwin on Saturday night by persons unknown.

NT Police media spokeswoman Sarah Keane-Stack said nobody had yet been arrested or charged for that incident.

permanent link: http://www.ufocasebook.com/2014/pointing-lasers-at-ufos.html

source & references:


graphic - www.ufocasebook.com

Connect with the UFO Casebook...

UFO Casebook on Youtube Google+ UFO Casebook News Feed UFO Casebook on Facebook Forum Recent Comments mobile device


Fair Use Notice: This web site contains some copyrighted material whose use has not been authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.)

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

We will immediately comply with any copyright owner who wants their material removed or modified. All articles and images contained on the UFO Casebook which are not created by the UFO Casebook are attributed to the original owner/creator.

The opinions and viewpoints expressed on the UFO Casebook articles are not necessarily those of the UFO Casebook owner, webmaster, or staff members.
Each article is attributed to its originator, which is listed at the bottom of each entry, when available.

Archived UFO Articles and News Items

UFO Casebook Home Page