By Nicole Chavez and Dave Alsup, CNN
(CNN) – Two commercial pilots flying across the Arizona desert claim that they have seen an unidentified flying object, as shown on a Federal Aviation Administration radio broadcast becomes. 19659002] A Learjet pilot and an American Airlines pilot saw the object on February 24 and radio the regional air traffic controller in Albuquerque
"Was anyone, uh, about us who passed us like 30 seconds ago?" the Learjet pilot said in the brief exchange.
"Negative", answered the air traffic controller.
"Okay," said the pilot. "Something has done."
"A UFO!" someone answered quickly.
"Yes," the pilot replied again with a giggle.
A second sighting
minutes later, the FAA controller alerted an American Airlines who flew in the area, according to the FAA's published record
"Let me know if anything goes wrong?" The pilot responded.
"American 1095, affirmative," said the controller. "We had a plane in front of you reporting something had gone over it and, uh, we had no targets, so, um, let me know if you see something over you."
said the pilot.
In short, the pilot radioed the traffic control and also reported the mysterious object.
"It's American 1095. Yes, something just passed over us," said the pilot. "I do not know what it was, but at least two-three thousand feet above us, yes, it happened right above us."
American Airlines referred all questions to the FAA.
It is unclear whether the object discovered by the pilots was a UFO. An FAA spokesman suggested that the object was not necessarily something of this world.
"We are working closely with a number of other agencies, handling military aircraft and civil aircraft of all kinds safely from air balloons every day," said the FAA spokesman.
The air traffic controller was unable to verify that there was another aircraft in the area at that time, the FAA said.
Was it a weather balloon?
A The pilot said he did not believe that the object could be a weather balloon.
When the air traffic controller asked more about the object, the American Airlines pilot said he was not sure "whether it was a balloon or whatever."
He described it only as "a great reflection" and "travel several thousand feet above us, in the opposite direction."
The strange encounter happened not far from Roswell, New Mexico – a city that became synonymous with extraterrestrial activity in 1947 after rep
The authorities said it was a weather balloon, but that did not prevent many Americans from doing so to develop their own theories outside the world.
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