Category 11 Case Directory
SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT
Preliminary Rating: 5
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|10:12 p.m. local
Duration 15-20 secs
No radar contact
This confidential report of an interrogation by OSI was submitted to ATIC. The object appeared dead ahead of the aircraft at an unestimated distance and was pulsating at 2-3 times per second. Numbered 4216 on the sighting listing, Blue Book has it explained as "Astro (meteor)".
July 26, 1956; Atlantic 43.12N 49.30W / 500 miles SE of Gander, Newfoundland (BB)
10:12 p.m. local time. A civilian airline pilot flying a Pan American Airways DC-7 at approximately15,000 feet observed a circular blue green pulsating light the size of a golf ball with a speed greater than any aircraft.
Detailed reports and documents
reports/560726atlantic_report.htm (Dan Wilson)