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.

Near Miss With Unknown
March 19, 2014
Perth, Australia

9:13 AM WST
aircraft De Havillland DHC-8
1 observer
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
March 19, 2014; Perth, Australia, NNE 23 km
9:13 AM WST.  The ATSB has commenced an investigation into a serious incident, near collision with  an unknown object involving a De Havilland DHC-8, VH-XFX near Perth Airport, Western Australia. While passing 4,000 ft on descent the crew observed an unknown object tracking directly towards the aircraft. The crew maneuvered the aircraft to maintain separation. As part of the investigation the ATSB will interview the aircrew. A report will be released within several months." - This ATSB preliminary report goes on to provide general details as follows. * See NARCAP report below **.

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