RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
 
  Preliminary
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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.

F-86 On Scramble Mission / Strange Radio Transmission
July 12, 1952
Arlington, Illinois


Brad Sparks:
July 12, 1952; Arlington, Illinois (BBU)
9:04 p.m. USAF pilot of F-86 fighter in a flight of two F-86s with 62nd FI Sq after coming out of a right turn saw [and radar tracked?] an oblong yellowish lighted object with a trail flying in a straight course heading 240° about 15 miles away at 22,000 ft traveling 700 knots. F-86 pursued at max speed but object pulled away. Both pilots heard a strange radio transmission on their restricted comm channel during the pursuit saying the name of the pursuit pilot, Casey, in eerie tone. 20 secs. (Project 1947)

Dan Wilson:
July 12, 1952, Arlington, Illinois (BBU)
One oblong-shaped yellowish lighted object was sighted by an F-86 pilot while on a scramble mission from O'Hare International Airport. The pilot chased the object for 20 seconds when the object rapidly pulled away.

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