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.

Lufthansa 405 / Boc Flight 226
Nov. 17, 1995
Long Island, New York

2220 EST
Duration 3 mins +
Two aircraft
United States
Mult observers
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Nov. 17, 1995; Long Island, New York
10:20 p.m. EST. Two separate aircraft encountered an object with a bright light on the front and a green trail. Reported duration seems to rule out meteor. Object not detected on radar.

Peter Davenport:

The text of the radio communication between the Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center (physically located in Nashua, NH), and both Lufthansa 405 (heavy) and Speedbird 226 (British Airways/SST Concorde (??)) can be seen (in transcript) below.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/950117longisland_transcript.htm (Peter Davenport/NUFORC)

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