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Occurred : 9/8/1999 20:57 (Entered as : 09-08-99 20:57)
Reported: 9/14/1999 20:56
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Redding Airport, CA
Shape: Light
((NUFORC Note: The MiG-29 is not capable of achieving Mach 3.8. Moreover, we doubt whether the MiG-29 is capable of supersonic flight for 1.8 hrs. and 1,400 miles without refueling. We are not aware of any MiG-29 in the U. S. that is privately owned.))

Chased light approxamentley 1400 miles in plane at mk. 3.8 for 1.8 hours

We took off from Redding at 20:34 doing touch and goes when a light apeered out of the west by northwest ski at an altitude of around 35,000. We noticed that it was flying stright and level with a headding of east by southeast we decided to take chase with objuct the aircraft we were in was a migg 29A capable of mk. 4.2 call me and i'll give an interview in full.