Category 11 Case Directory


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.

Meteor or UFO Observed By Air Crew
Feb. 10, 1949
Dayton, Ohio

8:32 p.m. CST
Duration 5 secs
aircraft not identified
United States
2 observers
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Probably a meteor.

Dan Wilson:

Feb. 10, 1949; North of Dayton, Ohio
At 8:32 p.m. local time Capt. Roger J. Groseclose, USAF Pilot, and 1st Lt. Ray W. Adams, USAF Student Pilot, observed from the air at 7,900 feet a white object with a blue glow in a straight gradual descent to approximately 9,000 feet then it broke into two parts and disintegrated. The object was in sight for approximately 5 seconds.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/490210dayton_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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