Category 11 Case Directory
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AVCAT is a special project being conducted by NICAP, with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of AIRCAT, Dr. Richard Haines, and other sources, to create a comprehensive listing of sightings from aircraft with detailed documentation from these sources, including Projects SIGN, GRUDGE & BLUE BOOK.

DC-6 Crew Encounters Blue Object
November 19, 1954
130 miles ESE of New Orleans, Louisiana

9:14 p.m. CST
Duration 3-5 mins
aircraft DC-6
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Nov. 19 [16?], 1954; 130 miles ESE of New Orleans, Louisiana (BBU)
9:04 p.m. Crew of National Airlines Flight 918 at 17,500 ft en route from New Orleans to Tampa, Flor., heading about 105°, saw a light flashing blue and white moving up and down directly in front at an unknown distance for 3-5 mins when it moved to the NE out of sight. (NARCAP; McDonald list; Mary Castner/CUFOS)

Dan Wilson:
Time: 9:14 p.m. CST November 19, 1954 (20/0314Z).

Detailed reports and documents
reports/541119neworleans_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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