Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
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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.

Climbing Blue Light Observed From C-47
Nov. 27, 1953
Keflavik, Iceland

6:30 p.m. local time
Duration 7 secs
aircraft C-47
United States
Military
2 observers
No EMI
No radar contact

Dan Wilson:
Nov. 27, 1953; Keflavik AFB, Iceland (BB)
6:30 p.m. local. Major Charles C. Mack flying in a C-47 aircraft observed an oval-shaped bluish light at an estimated altitude of 1,500 feet and moving at an estimated speed of 500-600 mph heading east. The light was climbing at an angle of approximately 45 degrees until it reached an altitude of approximately 5000 feet when it seemed to brighten and then disappear.The light  was observed for approximately 7 seconds. The sighting was confirmed by the co-pilot.
 

Detailed reports and documents
reports/531127keflavik_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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