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.

F-82 Encounters Maneuvering Amber Light
Feb. 1, 1951
Johnson AFB, Japan

5:10 p.m. local
Duration not reported
F-82 aircraft
United States
2 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Feb. 1, 1951; Johnson AFB, Japan (BBU 886)
1710 MT Pilot, Lt. David H. Trexler, and radar operator, Lt. Victor Helfenbein, of an F-82 night fighter saw an amber light make 3-4 360° turns to the right, reverse towards the F-82 then climb out of sight.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/510201johnson_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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