Category 11 Case Directory
Rating: 5  


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.

Bright Light Crosses C-97's Path
June 28, 1952

2:50 a.m. local
Duration 6 secs
aircraft C-97
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
June 28, 1952; Pacific bet. Hawaii and Calif. (BBU)
10:50 p.m. USAF C-47 pilot saw a very bright light pass across the flight path from left to right. (Project 1947)

Dan Wilson:
June 28, 1952; Pacific between Hawaii and California (29 N 145.20 W)
At 2:50 a.m. local time, Capt. Thomas L. Teate aircraft commander of a C-97 aircraft observed a bright white light that traveled very fast on a horizontal plane on an estimated track of 130 degrees left to right across the flight path of the C-97. The C-97 was on a course of 54 degrees at 9,000 feet. The object seemed to narrow down and completely disappear after 6 seconds. Date-Time 28/2050Z. (Project 1947)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520628pacific_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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