Category 11 Case Directory
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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.

Jar-Shaped Object Crosses in Front of Aircraft
June 2,1947
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Time , unstated
Duration sev secs
aircraft unstated
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
June 2, 1947; Rehoboth Beach (near Lewes), Delaware (BBU)
Time unstated. Pilot Forrest Wenyon in aircraft flying N at 1,400 ft saw a silvery jar-shaped object 15 inches [?] in size cross in front of the plane at 1,000-10,000 mph heading E on a straight course at same altitude, with a silver-white fire exhaust. [Daytime meteor?] Sev secs. (Project 1947; McDonald list; FOIA; Bloecher 1967)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/470602rehoboth_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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