Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
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AVCAT is a special project being conducted by NICAP, with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of AIRCAT, Dr. Richard Haines, and other sources, to create a comprehensive listing of sightings from aircraft with detailed documentation from these sources, including Projects SIGN, GRUDGE & BLUE BOOK.

Discs Put Up Protective Shield Around B-17 Formation ???
October 24(?), 1943
Schweinfurt, Germany

Daytime
Duration ???
aircraft B-17s
Germany
Military
observers B-17 crews
No EMI
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
October 24 (??), 1943; Scheinfurt, Germany
Daytime. 384th Bomb Group was allegedly encircled by groups of silver-colored discs during bombing run. German fighters, normally seen to swarm around and through the formations were mysteriously absent. This was supposed to have been reported in a secret document dated Oct. 24, 1943, to the War Office, Whitehall, London. We have not been able to locate this document, but the story by Wally Hoffman, has been secured and previous research by Any Roberts is listed below..

Detailed reports and documents
reports/431024schweinfurt_report.htm (Wally Hoffman)
reports/431024schweinfurt_report2.htm (Andy Roberts)


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