Case 106419: While on a day trip in the Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand, a local resident took the photograph pictured below of what he called the White Island volcano. On my atlas it is called Whakaari Island and is about 30 miles north of the nearest coastal town of Opotiki. Reading the witness’ description of the event, he was unaware of the “airplane” in the same scene while the volcano was apparently venting at the time. The witness submitted the photo to MUFON asking, “Could it be an airplane?” The witness did not describe it as a disc, triangle or even a Boeing 737.
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