One of the most interesting episodes of Coast 2 Coast AM with host Art Bell takes the listener on a thrill-ride through Area 51.
Signs and armed guards in unmarked vehicles surround the property of Area 51.

Signs and armed guards in unmarked vehicles surround the property of Area 51.


by Shepard Ambellas
May 21, 2013

NEVADA — In April of 1997, a woman by the name of Jill, left a voicemail for Art Bell, a renown radio talk show host, saying “Art, answer the Wild Card Line. My boyfriend is in a small plane north of Las Vegas, ready to fly into Area 51.”

Art Bell then connects the phone line to the pilot and verifies his identity. You can indeed tell the man is in an airplane of some sort.

The man verifies that his girlfriend is Jill, the woman who phoned, leaving a message for Mr. Bell that her boyfriend was ready to overfly Area 51.

The man describes how he is in an experimental aircraft with 120 horsepower, flying at 120-140 mph and explains to Art how he is near “Indian Springs”, Nevada. Saying on the live broadcast, “as an American citizen we have a right to know what’s here in this here Area 51″.

The man describes the terrain as he cranked the engines up to full speed, and how he is hoping that the Air Force will assume he is on some sort of mercy flight as he has his plane marked up with medical crosses on etc, disguised.

“Just entered the restricted zone…. I see a bunch of lights….. I’m trailing in out here….. I’m going to get this baby down here to about 1000 feet”, the man shouts over the noise of the roaring engines.

Art reply’s, “Listen, I think you’re making a mistake”.

The pilot rambles on to explain how our tax dollars pay for all of this, and the people have a right to know (speaking about Area 51).

“They got search lights there about 4 of them out here”, says the pilot. “We got an F16 here now…. they are opening this thing up (referring to the ground)…. I think this old boy’s going to head up here for me”, the pilot says in an intense tone as the situation unfolds fast.

Art then advises the pilot to turn on his radio, as the F16 has his lights on and is flashing him.

The pilot then says, “I hope he’s listening to Art Bell…. He’s rucking his wings at me…. those twin engines are just like tornadoes… looks like some sort of ray gun coming up…. there shooting at me now…. I’m going in”(silence).

Art Bell responds after a moment of silence, “Well, I’m not sure what we just heard”. As he sounded shook up over the call, and the turn of events.