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Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/14/1997 (Entered as : 11/14/97 ?????????)
Reported: 11/19/1997 23:09
Posted: 12/2/2000
Location: Alaska Airlines/Sea-Tac to Anchorage (Canada), BC
Shape: Formation
Duration:unknown
Summary : Stewardess informs passengers that a satellite has broken up and is coming over the airplane.

Stewardess explains to passengers on flight that a Russian satellite has broken up and pieces flew over the plane resulting bright light.

((NUFORC Note: Many reports from Oregon, Washington, and Canada for this event. Similar events, we believe, over California and Mexico at same time and date. Object was not a satellite. The cluster was one of four similar cluster of objects that were reported to have passed over the Pacific Coast of California and Mexico on the evening of this date. PD))