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Cincinnati UFO Reported To Wright Patterson AFB

From: Kenny Young <ufo.nul>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 23:13:20 -0500
Fwd Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 15:40:19 -0500
Subject: Cincinnati UFO Reported To Wright Patterson AFB

Subject: UFO Sighting Reported To WPAFB
Location: Fairfield, Ohio (Butler County)
Date: Saturday, March 27 - 8:50 p.m.


On Saturday evening, March 27 at 8:50 p.m., a man in Fairfield,
Ohio (Butler County) spotted an unidentified flying object while
sitting outdoors in his backyard.

From his vantage point near Mack Road and Crestview in
Fairfield, and looking west to southwest toward Colerain, Mr.
Chris Medecke (name used with permission) observed an unusual
object the size of a dime at arms length. The strange object,
looking like one solid round pulsating and flashing light, was
first noticed low, as if in a treeline which the witness first
said looked like it was 'coming at him' for a duration and then
it moved off traveling north, but again changed direction and
then started moving straight up and then straight down.
Sometimes jerky and abrupt, these 'up and down' maneuvers
continued for about 15 to 20 minutes.

Medecke said that the light on the object was white with a tint
of red, giving it an almost orange look. He stressed that only
one light could be seen, no additional flashing or warning
lights were apparent.

The witness, whose vantage point is more or less on a hill,
observed the situation for over 15 minutes and said repeatedly
that he could not identify the object. He called for his  wife
(36-years old and two sons (13 and 12-years old) to witness the
situation as well.

The object remained low and crested the treeline, but not
obscured by trees the entire duration of the sighting. Medecke
estimated the object was within one mile of his vantage point
and stressed that he heard no airplane sound. The object moved
slow and stayed low.

He said the motion of the object was like nothing he had ever
seen before. It would shift upward drastically and then jolt
back down. He characterized this motion as that of a 'fishing
bobber' on the water.

Menecke said the the sighting could have happened in the
vicinity of Route 4 through Fairfield, a well traveled and
populated quarter.

He said the object then departed to the north and was gradually
out of sight.

At that point, Medecke picked up his telephone and called
directory assistance (411) asking to be put in touch with Wright
Patterson Air Force Base. The call was connected and he spoke
with the base operator, a female receptionist, who advised him
that there was nobody present at the airbase to take his call
about a UFO sighting. She then referred him to the Cincinnati
UFO Hotline (513-588-4548).

Medecke called the hotline and left a message, and around 9:50
p.m. Medecke says that a second UFO was sighted. This object,
according to Medecke, also was first seen to originate from the
same general direction (over Colerain). This object, he said,
was identical in appearance and conduct.

"This second UFO - or whatever it was - had the same type of
performance and maneuvers, moving at slow speed," he said.

Mr. Chris Medecke said the second object was visible for about
10 minutes and departed with some noticeable elevation or climb
toward the south.

I talked to Mr. Medecke after getting his recorded sighting
report from the hotline after 10:00 p.m. Medecke, 36-years old,
is currently employed as a truck driver and has 12-years
experience as an aerospace machinist. He says he is familiar
with jet fighters and easily recognizes jets on approach
patterns to the Greater Cincinnati Airport. Further, he is aware
of the Hamilton County Police Helicopter facility on Hamilton
Avenue (off of I-275 past the Forest Fair Mall exit) and he said
this was not the police chopper.

"Unmistakable, it was not the police chopper," he said. "I would
have heard it. I've never seen anything like this before."

Mr. Medecke said that he also lives close to Mercy South
Hospital and is familiar with the Air Care Chopper that
frequently lands there.

"The way this thing was going up and down, no way it could have
been anything we're familiar with," he said.

Weather conditions at the time are crystal clear skies with
half-moon, temperatures in the upper 50s.

Special note: This is not the first case in which a witness has
used the term 'fishing bobber' to describe the ballistic conduct
of a UFO. In the spring of 2001, a Springboro, Ohio witness used
that exact term to describe an flaming object seen in the
vicinity of Interstate 75.

March 27, 2004 - 11:15 P.M.

Kenny Young
UFO Research

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