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.

Object Paces Airplane / Radio Fails
July 16, 1973
Bt. Palamo & Playa de Oro, Spain

6:30 PM local
Duration 10-12 mins
aircraft not identified
1 observer
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
July 16, 1973; Between Palamo and Playa de Oro, Spain           
6:30 p.m. Miguel Romera Fernandez de Cordoba was flying a forest fire aircraft from Palamos to Playa de Oro at 3,000 feet altitude, and with a clear sky and a good visibility. Suddenly he saw a strange object which looked like a rugby ball cut on lower part. The object paced and maintained same position on the right of the aircraft for 10-12 minutes. The aircraft radio system failed during the sighting. The movement of the object gave to the pilot a sensation of fear. (Source: NARCAP Case 35, Dr Richard F. Haines Files) Table 1, 116,

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