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.

DC-6 Crew Paced By Object
Sept. 26, 1954
Altoona, Pennsylvania

9:04 p.m. EST
Duration 3 mins
aircraft DC-6
United States
observers, crew
No radar contact

Dan Wilson:
Sept. 26, 1954; Altoona, Penna. (BB)
9:04 p.m. (EST) Capt. Picune and crew of United Airlines DC-6 Flight 606 at 19,000 ft and ground speed 382 mph saw a fire-colored object, flat on bottom rounded on top, approaching, flying parallel for about 1 min, then pulling forward at tremendous speed, disappearing in the E. NARCAP; FUFOR Index)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/540926altoona_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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