TWO passenger jet pilots reported seeing an “object” shoot above them at 40,000ft – just 500 miles from the so-called Roswell UFO crash.
New audio reveals the pilots, who were on separate planes, both saw the UFO as they flew through Arizona airspace last month.
War Zone obtained a recording from the FAA of the calls reporting the bizarre encounters.
The two planes – a Learjet and an American Airlines craft — were each flying east at about 37,000 ft between the Sonoran Desert National Monument and the Arizona-New Mexico Border between 3.30pm and 4.15pm on February 24.
This is just 500 miles from the infamous Roswell site and the first sighting came from the Learjet pilot
He called the Albuquerque Center air traffic control.
He told controllers: “Don’t know what it was. It wasn’t an airplane, but it was, the path was going the opposite direction.”
The air traffic controllers then contacted the American Airlines pilot to ask whether he had seen anything “pass over” .
To which the pilot can be heard saying: “If anything passes over us?”
A few minutes later he called in to say he had seen the object.\
He says: “Something just passed over us, like a, don’t know what it was, but at least two, three thousand feet above us. Yeah it passed right over the top of us.’”
He said the mystery object had a “big reflection”.
The air traffic controller asked if it could be a Google balloon.
“It’s doubtful,” replied the pilot.
Another person can then be heard saying “UFO”.
The sightings occurred close to the supposed 1947 Roswell crash, which is one of the most discussed and controversial UFO theories in history.
On 8 July, Roswell Army Air Field revealed they had found a «flying disc», which had crashed in the New Mexico desert.
But the next day they retracted the statement and said the disc was just a damaged US Air Force balloon.
In a witness interview that resurfaced , a police officer claimed he saw soldiers «hauling away a creature» from the crash site.