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A Hynek Classification of Distant Encounter is usually an incident involving an object more than 500 feet from the witness. At night it is classified as a "nocturnal light" (NL) and during the day as a "daylight disc" (DD). The size of the object or the viewing conditions may render the object in greater detail but yet not qualify the sighting as a Close Encounter which is an object within 500'. 

Air Force Officers Observe 10 Maneuvering Objects
May 4, 1955
Keflavik Airport, Iceland


Brad Sparks:
May 4, 1955; Keflavik Airport, Iceland (BBU 3523)
12:38 p.m. USAF Lt. Col. E. J. Stealy and 1st Lt. J. W. Burt saw about 10 round, white objects, one of which left a brief smoke trail, flying in an irregular formation, some of them making erratic movements. (Berliner; FUFOR Index)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/550504keflavik_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)




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