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.

Governor's Plane Paced By Globes
April 25, 1966
Ocala, Florida

8:52 p.m. EDT
Duration sev mins
aircraft Convair
United States
7+ observers
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
April 25, 1966; Ocala, FL
8:52 p.m. EDT. Governor's plane paced by two objects. The crew and passengers of a Convair aircraft carrying Florida Governor Haydon Burns sighted two apparently connected bright yellow or yellow-orange globe-shaped objects that paced the plane for about 40 miles. Witnesses included newsmen and state officials. When Burns ordered his pilot , Capt. Nathan Sharron, to turn toward the UFO(s), after getting clearance from the Miami control tower, the objects climbed steeply and disappeared (aircraft avoidance). (U.F.O. Investigator, Vol. Ill, No. 8, May-June 1966. p. 3.)

Dan Wilson:
I didn't see any documents in BB Files on this incident. I did find this (see YouTube below)  for what its worth:

Detailed reports and documents
reports/660425ocala_report.htm [articles] (Michael Swords)
articles/660425ocala_article.htm (Dan Wilson)

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