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 Evades Crew of Airliner
Feb. 19, 1956
Houston, Texas

6:07 a.m. CST
Duration ?
aircraft Super Constellation
United States
observers, Crew of airliner
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Feb, 19, 1956; Houston, Texas (BBU 3977)
6:07 a.m. (CST). Crew of Eastern Airlines Super Constellation saw intense white light, moving 4-5 times the speed of the airplane, evaded by the pilot. (Berliner; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
Feb. 19, 1956; Houston, Texas (BBU 3977)
At 6:07 a.m. CST, an Eastern Airlines Super Constellation airliner broke out on top of cloud cover at 1,500 feet and the crew observed an intense white light approximately 1000 feet above the airplane. The pilot veered the plane to the left as the object continued on to the right at approx. 285 degrees. The object moved away rapidly at 4-5 times the plane's speed of 250 mph. The object was at about 4,000 feet at this time.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/560219houston_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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