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Occurred : 9/11/2001 08:45 (Entered as : 09/11/2001 08:45)
Reported: 9/21/2001 02:32
Posted: 10/12/2001
Location: New York City (Manhattan), NY
Shape: Oval
Duration:5 MINUTES
I'M WRITING FROM ITALY I'VE READ ON A NEWSPAPER THIS MORNING THERE WAS AN UFO BETWEEN THE TOWERS DURING THE ATTACK. COULD YOU PLEASE CONFIRM THIS NEW? HAVE YOU GOT ANY INFO REGARDING THIS EVENT? PICTURES? TAPES? ETC.? THANK YOU FOR YOUR REPLY ON THE WEB SITE ((name deleted)) FROM ROME - ITALY


((NUFORC Note: We have looked at many videos and still photos of the WTC attack, and we believe that none of the allegedly anomalous objects appears to us to be UFO-related. The tiny white object seen above Tower 1 at the time of the first impact appears to us to be a helicopter on the near side of the tower and resultant fireball, flying from left to right.

The fuzzy, indistinct object seen just to the right of the fireball erupting from Tower 2 (southern tower) is more difficult to ascribe to anything we are familiar with, but our suspicion is that the object(s) may be the engine(s) from UAL Flight 175/Boeing 767 which, because of their mass, penetrated through the building well ahead of the fireball and other parts of the aircraft.

We express our profound sympathy to the many thousands of individuals whose loved ones perished in this tragedy. We support our government in its attempt to hold the perpetrators of this crime accountable for their actions, no matter what must be done to apprehend them, and no matter how long it takes to do so. Peter B. Davenport, Director))