Category 11 Case Directory
Rating: 5  


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.

Co-Pilot in C-47 Sees Wingless Metallic Object
Sept. 22, 1948
nr. Turner AFB, Albany, Georgia

3:30 p.m. EST
Duration 3 secs
C-47 aircraft
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Sept. 22, 1948; Near Turner AFB, Albany, Georgia (BBU)
3:30 p.m. (EST). USAF Lt. Martin G. Rubisch, Asst. Combat Ops Ofcr. at Eglin AFB, Flor., the copilot of a C-47 flying from Eglin heading NE into Turner AFB at 2,000 ft when he saw a shiny metallic object about the size of a radio controlled target drone, but with no wings or rudder, approaching from about 1,500-2,000 ft away about 35° to the left heading 335° (or 155°?) at about 250 mph at 1,500 ft altitude, no trail. (FOIA) 

Detailed reports and documents
reports/480922albany_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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