Category 11 Case Directory
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DC-7 Encounters Object At 20,000'
May 11, 1955
Thurman, Colorado

6:06 p.m. MST
Duration unknown
aircraft DC-7
United States
observers, crew
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
May 12 [11?], 1955; Thurmon, Colo. (BBU)
1:06 a.m. [6:06 p.m. MST?] Crew of American Airlines DC-7 saw an object flying on a SE course at 20,000 ft. (Project 1947; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
May 11, 1955: Thurmon, Colorado
At 6:06 p.m. MST an American Airlines pilot and perhaps two others flying in a DC-7 at 20,000 feet over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains observed an unidentified object traveling to the SE.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/550511thurman_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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