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Object On Collision Course With C-124
August 18, 1964
Atlantic, 200 miles E. of Dover, Delaware

12:35 a.m. EST
Duration 2 mins
aircraft C-124
4 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Aug. 18, 1964; Atlantic, 200 miles E of Dover, Delaware. (BBU 9053)
12:35 EST a.m. USAF Major D. W. Thompson and First Pilot 1st Lt. J. F. Jonke flying a C-124 transport (no. 31007) with the 31st Air Transport Sq, 1607th Air Transport Wing, out of Dover AFB at 9,000 ft and 200 mph true airspeed, saw a large round, blurred or diffused-­edged, reddish-white luminous object on a collision course with the C-124 from ahead and about 500 ft below, collision averted when pilot took evasive action by turning from a 260° heading to 340° and object made a right turn and disappeared. (Berliner; cf. Hynek UFO Exp ch. 5, case NL-10; NARCAP)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/640818atlantic_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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