6 years, Mr. Callahan was the Division Chief of the Accidents
and Investigations Branch of the FAA in Washington DC.
In his testimony, he tells about a 1986 Japanese Airlines
747 flight that was followed by a UFO for 31 minutes over
the Alaskan skies. The UFO also trailed a United Airlines
flight until the flight landed. There was visual confirmation
as well as air-based and ground-based radar confirmation.
This event was significant enough for the then FAA Administrator,
Admiral Engen, to hold a briefing the next day where the
FBI, CIA, President Reagans Scientific Study Team,
as well as others attended. Videotape radar evidence,
air traffic voice communications and paper reports were
compiled and presented. At the conclusion of this meeting,
the attending CIA members instructed everyone present
that "he meeting never took place" and
that "this incident was never recorded." Not
realizing that there was additional evidence, they confiscated
just the evidence presented, but Mr. Callahan was able
to secure videotape and audio evidence of the event.