The Chicago O'Hare UFO sighting
occurred on November 7, 2006, when people at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
reported seeing a saucer or disc-shaped UFO
At approximately 4:30 p.m on Tuesday November 7, 2006, federal authorities at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
received a report that a group of twelve airport employees were witnessing a metallic, saucer-shaped craft
hovering over gate C-17.
According to eyewitness reports, the strange object was first spotted by a ramp employee who was "pushing back" United Airlines
flight 446 which was departing Chicago for Charlotte, North Carolina
. The ramp worker then apprised the flight crew of UA446 of the existence of the spinning, metallic object above their aircraft, and it is believed that both the pilot and co-pilot of this aircraft also witnessed the object at that time.
According to Jon Hilkevitch
of the Chicago Tribune
in an interview on Fox News
' Glenn Beck
program: "The disc was visible for approximately two minutes and was seen by close to a dozen United Airlines employees, ranging from pilots to supervisors, who heard chatter on the radio and raced out to view it." The UFO
was then seen to suddenly accelerate straight up through the overcast skies. Witnesses reported that the object left behind an open hole of clear air in the cloud layer and that the mysterious hole disappeared or closed within a few minutes. So far, no conclusive... Read More