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.

Shiny Objects Encountered By Airliner
Nov. 21, 1954
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

11:30 a.m. local
Duration 40-50 secs
Douglas PP-ANM aircraft
South America
Crew & passengers
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Nov. 21, 1954; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
11:30 a.m. local. Crew, passengers of Brazilian Douglas PP-ANM airliner at 9,000' saw UFO formation, described as disc-shaped with cupola or dome on top, like aluminum with polished surface. Formation was coming from the northeast at 7,200' and passed below the airliner at high speed. [Fontes, Mebane, UFOE, X]

Detailed reports and documents
reports/541121rio_report.htm (Richard Hall)

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