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UFO's Fly Out Of Giant "Haboob"  
User currently offlinedeltaownsall From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1173 posts, RR: 1
Posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1666 times:

"Haboob," really?

From Straits Times: "TWO disc-shaped objects were seen flying through a massive dust cloud that struck the US state of Arizona last week.

The 160km-wide sandstorm - called a haboob - engulfed the small town of Mesa last Wednesday.

A CNN News helicopter captured footage that appears to show two mysterious objects darting in and out of the dust cloud."

http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking...Science/Story/STIStory_689192.html


Video here: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage.../UFOs-fly-out-of-giant-haboob.html

Interesting...

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User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3772 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1657 times:

Keeping in mind that the Sun chooses to use comments from Youtube as sources...

Quote:
YouTube user QueenKaidrea believes the orbs cannot be planes since "planes don't hover, planes don't glow, planes have lights that blink and change colour".

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User currently offlineSFBdude From United States of America, joined Apr 2011, 133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1654 times:

At the 36 sec mark, look at the object at the top of the screen moving away. Looks like an airplane

User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11701 posts, RR: 60
Reply 3, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1647 times:

I think this is a doctored fake. Camera-man has a choice of following the slow progression of a dust wall, or following some interesting lights which could be UFOs. He follows the dust wall, which to me says the 'lights' were never actually there.

Quoting Doona (Reply 1):
Keeping in mind that the Sun chooses to use comments from Youtube as sources...

Quote:
YouTube user QueenKaidrea believes the orbs cannot be planes since "planes don't hover, planes don't glow, planes have lights that blink and change colour".

I believe YouChoob user QueenKaidrea is a fool and has never heard of helicopters for a start   


Dan  



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User currently offlinedeltaownsall From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1173 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1554 times:

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 3):
YouChoob user QueenKaidrea

Lol, sounds like a solid enough source to me  

To be fair, the Straits Times (a source that I do trust) article states that the video was taken from a CNN news chopper, which lends at least a shred of credibility to the story. Agreed that it's a little bit ridiculous that he would follow the cloud instead of the "UFO's," though.


User currently offlineeinsteinboricua From Puerto Rico, joined Apr 2010, 3367 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1545 times:

Quoting SFBdude (Reply 2):
At the 36 sec mark, look at the object at the top of the screen moving away. Looks like an airplane

Yes it does. And the other one looks like it might be a helicopter filming as the sandstorm moves in.



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User currently offlineRara From Germany, joined Jan 2007, 2168 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1352 times:

Could easily be planes with landing lights on..


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User currently offlineMaverick623 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 5732 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1318 times:

This story was already debunked by the guy who filmed it, when he stated that not only were they both airplanes, but he was listening to both of them over the radio. Also:

http://youtu.be/fI0lzvTKk8k

At 1:00 and 1:45, you will see the airplanes doing their go-arounds.



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User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 20335 posts, RR: 59
Reply 8, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

Quoting deltaownsall (Thread starter):

"Haboob," really?

Yes, Rly. If any language is going to have the best words to describe sand and all things sandy, it would be Arabic, no?


User currently offlineMaverick623 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 5732 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1302 times:

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 8):
Yes, Rly. If any language is going to have the best words to describe sand and all things sandy, it would be Arabic, no?

Haboob actually means "strong wind" in Arabic. Go figure.



"PHX is Phoenix, PDX is the other city" -777Way
User currently offlineB6JFKH81 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2902 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (3 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1281 times:

Quoting SFBdude (Reply 2):
At the 36 sec mark, look at the object at the top of the screen moving away. Looks like an airplane

Looks like an MD-80, or similar...landing lights on the wing tips.



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