The FBI is “conscious of” an American Airways pilot’s report of an obvious UFO seen hovering over Northeast New Mexico earlier this week – however stopped in need of confirming whether or not an investigation is underway, Fox Information realized Thursday.
The pilot was maneuvering a airplane sure for Phoenix, Arizona, from Cincinnati, Ohio, on Sunday afternoon when the flight crew noticed a quick-moving, uncommon object flying above them, in response to a radio transmission recorded by Steve Douglass on his weblog, Deep Black Horizon.
On Tuesday, American Airways confirmed to Fox Information that the audio transmission was from flight 2292, however referred additional inquiries to the FBI.
A spokesperson for the FBI’s Albuquerque workplace responded to Fox Information’ request looking for remark and affirmation on Thursday.
“The FBI is conscious of the reported incident,” spokesperson Frank Connor wrote in an e-mail. “Whereas our coverage is to neither affirm nor deny investigations, the FBI works constantly with our federal, state, native, and tribal companions to share intelligence and defend the general public. Anybody who’s conscious of suspicious or legal exercise ought to contact their native legislation enforcement company or the FBI.”
In Sunday’s radio transmission, the American Airways pilot may first be heard asking an unidentified individual, presumably from air-traffic management, if that they had “any targets up right here.”
“We simply had one thing go proper excessive of us,” the pilot provides. “I hate to say this nevertheless it regarded like an extended cylindrical object that just about regarded like a cruise-missile sort of factor. Transferring actually quick and went proper excessive of us.”
Fox Information’ Paul Finest and Peter Aitken contributed to this report.