Former US Air Force officer speaks publicly about ‘floating red’ UFO sighting that left patrols screaming
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A former US Air Force officer has revealed details about an alleged UFO sighting in California some 20 years ago.
The sighting occurred in 2003 when military contractors working for Boeing and Air Force police saw an unidentified flying object in California.
For example, people living in San Diego recently looked up to see mysterious lights in the sky.
This wasn't in fact extraterrestrial visitors, but actually a US Navy parachute team carrying out a scheduled jump for a soccer game.
But you can't really say that it's an Air Force patrol or exercises, if it's someone from the actual Air Force saying nope, that wasn't us.
Former USAF senior patrolman Jeff Nuccetelli has revealed more about the mysterious 2003 incident which reportedly left observers 'screaming'.
On Tuesday he told the Merged podcast: “This is not a joke. These are contractors with top-secret clearances."
He added: “These guys are trained observers. They’re posted out there, you know, 24/7. They know what aircraft look like. They know what fishing boats look like.”
But what exactly was this mysterious object?
Well, it was described as a 'gigantic floating red square', which was hovering over a launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Today, the site is leased out by Elon Musk's company SpaceX.
Not only was this a big glowing red square, it was also around 100 yards long. For context, a Boeing 747 has a length of 71 metres, or 77.6 yards.
So, this is quite a big object to just be hanging around in the sky.
But things took an even stranger turn when the object allegedly began to move towards other patrols.
Nuccetelli described how they reacted: "All hell breaks loose and they start screaming over the radio, ‘It’s coming right at us. It’s coming right for us. Now it’s right here.’”
He added: “It was hard to hear because they were screaming and they were scared.
“This is all playing out on the radio and the dispatchers are communicating with them trying to get more information.
"It’s just chaos, you know? The dispatchers are basically advising everybody to go on alert trying to get information.”
He added: “Basically what they described was this object came in, was moving strangely, erratically. It got bigger and brighter as it came in."
An investigation was carried out into the incident, including contractors signing sworn statements that they had seen the object.
But as to exactly what it was, that remains a mystery.