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Re: Lonnie Zamora & Gary T. Wilcox? - Hall

From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 22:01:45 +0000
Fwd Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 06:10:02 -0500
Subject: Re: Lonnie Zamora & Gary T. Wilcox? - Hall


 >From: Chaz Stuart <Daydisk2@webtv.net>
 >Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 22:43:54 -0500 (EST)
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Subject: Lonnie Zamora & Gary T. Wilcox?

 >Hello List:

 >I'm just wondering if anyone here has ever investigated or
 >interviewed Gary Wilcox, the farmer who reported seeing a UFO
 >and two occupants on April 24, 1964, just hours before Mr.
 >Zamorra had his alleged encounter. I've always thought this was
 >an overlooked and underrated case, perhaps because Mr. Wilcox
 >reported having a conversation with the two occupants beside
 >their landed craft on his farm.

 >Although this may smell of a hoax, what are the chances that he
 >would report both an object similar to Zamorra's ( in size,
 >shape and color, although Wilcox's did not report the infamous
 >insignia) and two occupants clad in coveralls on the same day as
 >Zamorra? Does anyone know exactly when Gary Wilcox reported the
 >event and is there any way he could have heard of Zamorra's
 >story? This is too much of a coincidence if it can be proven
 >that he (Wilcox) had no knowledge of Zamorra when he reported
 >his alleged encounter.

 >If you recall, the 'aliens' said they were from Mars and
 >supposedly asked Wilcox about farming and he gave them a bag of
 >fertilizer.

 >When he first met them, they were concerned that he was able to
 >see their "ship" from such a distance, (several hundred yards, I
 >believe). They told him that their 'ship' should have been
 >invisible at that range. (This sounds somewhat like our modern
 >black project aircraft and not something a farmer in 1964 would
 >dream up, but who knows?)


Chaz,

Walter N. Webb, a world-class investigator, conducted an on-site
investigation on behalf of NICAP (National Investigations
Committee on Aerial Phenomena) under my leadership at the time.
A detailed report is on file, archived by CUFOS in Chicago. Come
to think of it, it might be appropriate for a good article in
International UFO Reporter. The case did not 'smell of a hoax'
at all. Webb contributed a summary of the case that is included
in my book, The UFO Evidence, Volume II.


- Dick




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