Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
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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.

3 F-94's Encounter Round Grey Object / Photos Taken
Oct. 16, 1951
W. of Whidbey Island NAS, Washington

11:01 a.m. PST
Duration 2 hours and 16 minutes
aircraft 3 F-94's
United States
Military
4 observers air/more on ground
No EMI
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Oct. 16, 1951; W of Whidbey Island NAS [S of Port Angeles?], Wash. (BBU)
11:01 a.m. USAF pilots flying 3 F-94 fighters and USN ground personnel saw a round medium-grey object at high speed and high altitude, no sound. (Project 1947; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
Oct. 16, 1951; West of Whidbey Island, Washington (BBU)
The original sighting was by the Naval Air Station at 11:01 a.m. PST. Observers from the F-94's were four fighter pilots, a Major, two Captains, and a 1st Lieutenant. Pictures taken from the fighter aircraft show the object. The object was last sighted at 1:17 p.m. when the fighters abandoned the chase. The length of observation was 2 hours and 16 minutes.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/511016whidbeyisle_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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