Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents

By Bill Shields, WBZ-TV

Sources tell WBZ that the aircraft is not a drone, that it is manned. FAA spokesman Jim Peters would only say, “We have to be very careful this time” concerning information.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

Even the Mayor has been kept in the dark. “We’re as frustrated as our constituents,” said Mayor Tom Koch. “We’d like to be able to give our citizens some answers, but we don’t have any answers.”

Obviously when the federal government wants to keep something quiet, they keep it very quiet. In this case, they wouldn’t even say how long it would continue flying for.

“The FBI does not comment on aerial activity,” a statement from the bureau said.

In the meantime, neighbors are complaining the plane is keeping them up at night.

“This strong humming sound as you look up and you go, ‘Oh there she goes again.’ It goes all the way around, comes all the way back, keeps going at 5 o’clock in the morning,” one resident told WBZ NewsRadio.

Palmucci is just hoping he can ease any worries his residents are sharing.

“If it’s an operation that requires some secrecy, that can be appreciated by residents,” said Palmucci. “Just at the very least if the FAA can release something that says there’s nothing that should cause folks any concern, I think that would put people at ease.”

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    If its not killing anyone…dont worry about it

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  • Ray

    Shoot it down!

  • dwdude

    denise said “If its not killing anyone…dont worry about it” sure, let it kill you and then call them to complain. brilliant

  • BAMN

    Hey, Denise, good answer slave!!!

  • Jeff

    Can you say ‘Obama drone?’

  • Angus Macpherson

    Take a few shots at it, you’ll find out who owns it real quick.

  • Retired

    It’s very common for local police to do surveillance by using a small plane, such as a Cessna 185, orbiting at lower elevations. Usually they stay just high enough to keep the engine noise down. A second or third officer will act as a spotter for the units on the ground. Of course, the police like to keep this sort of information to themselves, that’s why the FAA is silent.

  • Oz

    thermo scans is my best guess, night allows for cooler ground temps, cloud cover could interrupt too

  • Obamareallysucks

    Sorry folks: Hillary’s broom has been misfiring since 9/12/12, and we can’t get the twitchiness out of it.
    Bear with us please.

    Susan Rice

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  • Victor

    Hey sheeple just go about your business you can trust your government.

  • Jim

    Janet Reno must have borrowed Obama’s flying carpet……

  • benjamin harrison

    Dear police,if you find it necessary to spy on your local citizens,at least have the honor to admit it.To spy on people not suspected of a crime is slimy.But,hey,in Massachusetts,slimy is a sliding scale.

  • John

    Start a fire to warm up the ground a and see who shows up.

  • JohnDoen

    I haven’t looked and I dont care which “party” the mayor belongs to…get Tom Koch OUT of his position!!!

    He referred to citizens as being “our[s]” – same with Council Member Palmucci being concerned about “his residents” – umm – citizens belong to no person. In fact, citizens belong to no government (at least not in the US)- the government belongs to the people and these councilors and mayors are OUR servants.

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  • Gelgamark

    Lol at the retarded hicks and negroes who don’t know what it is.

  • Billy Jack

    Someone should just shoot it down. Oh wait this is MA, your not allowed to own guns there. Guess your all stuck with the Feds spy planes invading your privacy – SLAVES!

  • Thomas The Paine

    Just shoot the thing down. . .

  • David

    The FAA does not want to answer, fine. Shoot it down and ask questions later.

  • Scott

    Someone needs to get a couple of high powered spotlights (light car lots used) and when the aircraft re-appears just light it up, take pictures, enhance pictures, post to the web…..there you go, problem solved.

  • Sandy

    If the FAA can’t ID it, then shoot the damn thing down. Then we’ll know what it is.

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