RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
Rating: 5  


RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Airborne Radar Tracks 3,000 MPH Object
March 24, 1952
Near Conception, Calif.

Brad Sparks:
March 24, 1952, 60 miles W of Pt. Conception, Calif. (BBU 1077)
8:45 a.m. [p.m.?] B-29 navigator and radar operator tracked unidentified target on airborne radar at about 3,000 mph. (Berliner; Shough)

Dan Wilson:
March 24, 1952, 60 miles west of Point Conception, Calif.
At 8:45 a.m. PST, Lt. Hancock, Radar Observer, and Lt. Cone, Navigator, aboard a B-29 observed on the radar scope a clear and distinct radar return of an object with a calculated speed of 3000 MPH. The radar return was observed for 20-30 seconds. The altitude of the object was of less than 25,000 feet. Both observers were regarded as highly reliable officers.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520324conception_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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