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Occurred : 2/15/2020 12:10 (Entered as : 02/15/2020 12:10)
Reported: 8/4/2020 12:54:57 PM 12:54
Posted: 8/6/2020
Location: Salem, NH
Shape: Other
Duration: 20 minutes
Characteristics: The object left a trail
An unusually high number of airplanes traveling one after the other from Northeast NH to Southwest MA

On February 15, 2020, shortly after noon, I was driving West along Rte 111 in the Salem N.H. area just before Rte 93 when I noticed to my left that there were several large airplanes, presumably passenger planes, one following another at what appeared to be the usual traveling altitude (? 30K ft) I thought it odd that there were so many airplanes traveling in the same direction, same altitude, all somewhat equally distanced from each other.

I took a couple of pretty bad pictures with my cell phone which mostly just showed the contrails of each. I then continued on my way to take Rte 93 south.

After I got on Rte 93 I saw that there were many more aircraft, as I described previously. I stopped counting at 32.

These planes were travelling from Northeast NH to Southwest Massachusetts, as far as I could tell. Nothing unusual about appearance except for the sheer number of them.

Not knowing how to research a happening like this, I asked family and friends on FB if anyone had witnessed this. No one claimed to see what I had seen.

(I am a retired healthcare worker and USAF Veteran)