Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
Rating: 2  

                                   
     

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.

Colored Lights Lit Up Runways
Aug. 2, 1962
Liberal, Kansas

8:45 p.m. local time
Duration 2-3 secs
aircraft Central Airlines
United States
Commercial
sev observers
No EMI
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Aug. 2, 1962; Liberal, Kansas
Series of brightly lighted colored objects seen by airline pilot, airport personnel, and passengers at airport. [NICAP UFO Evidence, V] Probable meteors.

Dan Wilson:
August 2, 1962; Liberal, Kansas (BB)
8:45 p.m. approx., local time. About a dozen persons saw brilliantly colored flying objects which lit up the runways of the the airport at Liberal, Kansas. A Central Airlines pilot, Jack Etzker, en-route from Wichita, Kansas, to Amarillo, Texas, saw the objects which he said were moving higher and faster than any plane he had ever seen.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/620802liberal_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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