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.

Pan Am Airliner Encounters Elliptical Object
Aug. 4, 1947
Everett, 10 mi NW of Boston, Mass.

4:00 p.m.
Duration  30 secs
Pan Am airliner (Constellation?)
United States
2 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Aug. 4, 1947; Everett, 10 mi NW of Boston, Mass. (BBU) 
4 p.m. Pan Am airliner pilot Powell and navigator White saw a bright orange or deep-gold colored cigarette-shaped (or elliptical) object 15 ft long 2-3 ft wide flying at 150 (or 175) mph at 7,000 ft to the E at about 110° magnetic. (Project 1947; McDonald list; FOIA; FUFOR Index)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/470804everett_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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