Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
Rating: 3

                                   
     

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.

Spanish Radar Visual Case? Probably Not.
Nov. 11, 1979
Spanish airspace over island of Ibiza


??? CST
Duration
aircraft French Caravelle
Spain
Commercial
mult observer
No EMI
radar contact, not simultaneous

Fran Ridge:
Nov. 11, 1979; Spanish airspace over Island of Ibiza
According to a CUFOS IUR preliminary report in December of 1979, an object was tracked by radar and sighted visually from a Caravelle jet with crew members and some passengers as witnesses. Reportedly observed from the Barcelona tower, 40 people on the ground at the Valencia Airport, including the airport's director. Observed for 21 minutes (pilot Lerdo De Tejada). The IUR prints a sympathetic albeit conservative coverage of this case , while the Anomaly Foundation tries to debunk it. Insufficient data for evaluation. 

Detailed reports and documents
docs/791111_newsclip1.jpg (John Schuessler)
docs/791111_newsclip2.jpg (John Schuessler)
articles/791111spanish_(IUR Vol.4, No.8)
reports/791111-The Manises File [pdf] (Juan Antonio Fernandez Peris)
reports/791111spanish_anomaly.htm (Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos/Anomaly Foundation)


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