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Re: Kota Kinbalu Malaysia 08NOV02

From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic.nul>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 17:02:29 -0500
Archived: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 06:18:17 -0500
Subject: Re: Kota Kinbalu Malaysia 08NOV02

>From: Larry Hatch <larry.nul>
>To: "UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 22:53:28 -0800
>Subject: Kota Kinbalu Malaysia 08NOV02

>>From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 02:50:02 -0500
>>Subject: Re: UFO ROUNDUP, Volume 7 Number 45
>>>From: John Hayes <webmaster.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 20:58:17 +0000
>>>Subject: UFO ROUNDUP, Volume 7 Number 45

>>>Posted on behalf of Joseph Trainor.


>>>Volume 7, Number 45
>>>November 5, 2002
>>>Editor: Joseph Trainor




>>>On Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at 7 p.m., a male
>>>witness in Kota Kinbalu, a port city on the northeastern
>>>tip of the island of Borneo, part of Malaysia's Sabah
>>>province, spotted a UFO hovering over the area.
>>>The witness reported, "While I was at the factory,
>>>coming out for a smoke, I saw the craft hovering with
>>>lights in the sky. At first I didn't pay much notice to
>>>it because I thought it would be a helicopter flying
>>>around the area. Then I realized that the object wasn't
>>>making any sound."

>>>"It was hovering slowly like a normal helicopter
>>>would do. But after two minutes looking at the object,
>>>it suddenly disappeared with trails of light following
>>>it. That is the very last I saw of this object, and that
>>>was when my spine started to shiver."
>>>"Two days later, the Sabah Express had a front-page
>>>picture of the object." (See the Sabah Express for
>>>October 10, 2002, "UFO over Kota Kinbalu." See also
>>>Filer's Files #44 for October 30, 2002. Many thanks to
>>>George A. Filer for allowing UFO Roundup to reprint this

>>Hello John & fellow UpDates Listerions,

>>Anyone who may be interested in reading the news story and
>>checking out the pictures of this UFO can go to the Sabah
>>Express website by clicking on the following URL:

>>Interesting stuff. Enjoy,

>>John Velez
>- - -

>Hello John:

>Thanks for providing a clickable link.

>Interesting indeed. While it may well have some sort of
>conventional explanation, I'm at a loss to provide one.

>The news article describes a flying coffin. The separate witness
>cited by Roundup thought he was looking at a silent helicopter.
>Yet, the surveillance camera image looks like something else

>What I see, is a silvery long slender cylinder, with maybe a
>hint of an exhaust or smoke trail. More surprising is the long
>white rectangle directly above it, almost like a sail, but
>unlike any sail I have ever seen on air or marine craft!

>Am I looking at this all wrong? Can others describe what they
>see? I wouldn't expect to see an object like that at a funeral
>nor a heliport. Too bad it didn't land where anyone could get a
>better look.

Hola Laroo,

Looked like a cylinder to me too, Larry. With some kind of
exhaust/streak/flame emanating from underneath. It didn't look
like any kind of 'conventional' aircraft I have ever seen.

Interesting sighting report and photo.


John Velez

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