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Alaska Town Abuzz Over Mystery Sky Explosion

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posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 02:50 AM
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Alaska Town Abuzz Over Mystery Sky Explosion


www.foxnews.com

Turning her eyes to the sky, Olding saw the oddest contrail.

"It was just like somebody took a pen and made a white cloud that went up and down and up and down and squiggly," she said, describing the pattern.

Others called 911.

Alaska State Troopers dispatcher Diane Kendall fielded several calls starting about 3:30 p.m. Most reported a loud explosion.
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posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 02:50 AM
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Kind of a strange story, I imagine if it were a meteorite that the contrail would be straight and more uniformed. The way the lady describes the contrail in the story is very interesting, perhaps it was some sort of aircraft struggling to stay in the air.

There have been a number of strange sightings in Alaska over the past couple years. What a better place to test secret aircraft than Alaska? I am curious as to what story the authorities will make up about this one.

Of course I'm not ruling out the possibility that it was a meteorite but as the contrail was described it just seems unlikely to me.

Click on the link for the full story.

www.foxnews.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 02:57 AM
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I've known a number of people that have said there is some weird stuff that goes on up in Alaska. Thanks for the thread, I hope we get to hear some more about this.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 03:08 AM
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Yeah, I have heard some wild stories as well. I tried researching this story more but so far it seems Fox is the only source reporting it.

While researching though, I found a couple other articles about explosions in the sky in Alaska. One from Sept. 2007, where a bright object was seen falling from the sky into the mountain side. Many people thought it was an aircraft crashing, no aircraft was ever found and as far as I can tell, it was unsolved as to what it was. That story here.



[edit on 1/3/2009 by leisuredrummer]



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 04:35 AM
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HAARP is based in Alaska.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 06:43 AM
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Haven't there been other stories in the past week of mysterious booms in other states? I don't think any contrails were seen in the other places, but still I find this interesting. I lived in Alaska for 12 years and yes there are some strange things that go on there at night.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 06:47 AM
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Yes in fact "booms" have occurred in other states
1) Kokomo, In - April 16
2) Indianapolis - recently
3) South Carolina - recently

Maybe a couple other states I am forgetting..



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 07:07 AM
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Add Ohio to the list as well.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 07:08 AM
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Well I think this is something that needs to be followed closely. I know that weird phenomenon occurs in the sky and air right before a big quake. But this just could have been a meterorite too. Makes me a little nervous though considering what is going on at yellowstone.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 07:09 AM
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So, another mysterious boom in the sky.

Here is the link to my post of a boom here where I live. (South Carolina) Not much info, but here it is.


www.abovetopsecret.com...'



[edit on 3/1/09 by Pfeil]



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 07:16 AM
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I have heard of earthquake lights. People tried to associate them with Kokomo boom due to lights that were seen prior to the big China quake. I don't know of any booms from the sky associated with earthquakes.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 07:20 AM
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What was the Kokomo boom?
I haven't heard of that one....sorry still sleepy here.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 09:20 AM
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Originally posted by leisuredrummer
I imagine if it were a meteorite that the contrail would be straight and more uniformed. The way the lady describes the contrail in the story is very interesting, perhaps it was some sort of aircraft struggling to stay in the air.


In fact, although the dust trail left by a large meteor starts off perfectly straight, it can be expected to become very distorted and twisted very quickly. At the altitudes at which meteors occur the high altitude winds, which are much faster than we experience near sea-level, occur in discrete layers, a bit like an onion... two adjacent layers can be blowing in different directions. When a meteor penetrates through these layers, the dust-trail immediately distorts in virtually all directions.


Here are a few examples - the first few are from a bolide that occurred over Afghanistan last year, and show how a dust train evolves. The last is a photo of a dust trail from a bolide over Greenland in February last year:






So, to sum up, I don't see any reason to doubt this story. The description of the trail is accurate, and matches those from other well known fireballs. Meteors like this occur all the time, but the vast majority are never seen since they occur over unpopulated areas/sea or in the daylight, or simply when no one is looking.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 09:20 AM
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You can also add Alabama to the list.... two nights ago. Could these be sonic booms? To me, it didnt really sound like that but then I don't really know about these things. Are there different types (sounds) of sonic booms depending on different parameters?



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 09:39 AM
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Kokomo Boom was recently profiled on UFO Hunters and "Investigation X". It started with a series of booms in Lafayette, In the eve of April 15th. The 16th witness reported(and video'd) flaming object falling from the sky. An unusually loud boom accompanied the siting. FW Air Guard first denied the incident..then next day said pilot was in the wrong area at wrong altitude dropping flares. Radar data shows several F16s as well as something else(according to investigation x). First responders (police and fire) were asked to switch to a secure channel. SOme witness claimed there was a recovery effort with unmarked white/black SUVs and a Walmart trailer.
To read more..
www.abovetopsecret.com...

It is curious that the area experienced earthquake along New Madrid fault shortly after.



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 09:45 AM
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Originally posted by SleeplessInUS
You can also add Alabama to the list.... two nights ago. Could these be sonic booms? To me, it didnt really sound like that but then I don't really know about these things. Are there different types (sounds) of sonic booms depending on different parameters?


There have been a few big fireballs reported over recent days:

Dec. 27th California around 1:50 am PST (sonic boom heard)
Dec. 29/30 Northeastern U.S. 9:25PM EST

as well as unexplained booms which could well be from large meteors...

Sonic booms from meteors are often described as sounding like distant rumbling or rolling thunder in the distance. I suspect booms from aircraft and other sources would usually be sharper and more defined, but it would depend on the circumstances and distances involved. I think it would be very hard to positively identify a meteor from the boom alone, but it does seem like the most likely possibility given the lack of other explanations.


[edit on 3-1-2009 by C.H.U.D.]



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 10:12 AM
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You can also add Alabama to the list.... two nights ago. Could these be sonic booms? To me, it didnt really sound like that but then I don't really know about these things. Are there different types (sounds) of sonic booms depending on different parameters?


Sonic booms have a very unique sound. It's a classic double boom. Thump-thump. That close together. I heard them all the time as a kid growing up in SW PA. Hope that helps.

Edit to add: I'm no expert, but they always sound the same to me. I currently live in Naples FL which is right about where the space shuttle re-enters atmosphere for landing, so we hear them on a somewhat regular basis here too.

[edit on 3-1-2009 by ThatDGgirl]



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 05:51 PM
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Does anybody have links to articles about the booms in other states?



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 08:11 PM
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Links in this thread: www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jan, 3 2009 @ 09:02 PM
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Could the booms your hearing be the sound of something hitting a force field that is protecting the area. Alaska is a very important place to the Americans. And Star Wars is a reality in the Strategic Defence Initiative. I think maybe some other country is firing something at the HAARP array that is currently causing the majority of the EQs around the world and they are being deflected by the Domes of protection afforded them by SDI.... I had a link showing some of the actual radar images and GOES images they've taken with obvious "Dome's of Protection" covering key cities of the U.S.

I really hope that someone does take these two places away for us...







 
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