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.

Object Observed During Photo Mission
June 2, 1952
Fulda, West Germany

Time not given
Duration not stated *
aircraft RB-26C
1 observer **
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
fulda 1952 June 2
June 2, 1952. Fulda, West Germany (BBU 1250)
Time not given. 1st Lt. John Hendry, Photo-Navigator, flying on a RB-26C type aircraft at 12,800 feet observed a circular or spherical object, porcelain white in color, 6 to 8 feet in diameter moving at a high rate of speed in a northerly direction for an unknown length of time. The estimated altitude of the object was 7000 feet.  (Sparks, Berliner)
Fran Ridge:
Rate of closure was similar to that of an F-84 during a head-on attack. * The rest of the crew was busy on photo mission and didn't observe the object. **

Detailed reports and documents
MAXW-PBB10-1046 (Dan Wilson & Fran Ridge)

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