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.

B-26 Crew Encounters 3 Triangular UFOs
July 24, 1952
Carson Sink, Nevada

3:40 p.m. MST
Duration ???
B-25 aircraft
United States
2 observers
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
This is apparently case #11 of Major Dewey Fournet's "motions study" UFOs cases as presented to the Robertson Panel in January of 1953, whereby he deduced that UFOs were guided by intelligence and the flight characteristics indicated that the intelligence was beyond "us". Two Pentagon Colonels in a B-25 reported three silvery triangular UFOs sped past their bomber at an estimated speed of 1,000 mph. Official Blue Book "unknown". [UFO Evidence (1964), page 21]

Brad Sparks:
July 24, 1952. Carson Sink, Nevada. (BBU 1584)
3:40 p.m. (MST). USAF HQ Directorate of Operations Lt. Cols. John L. McGinn (Deputy of Ops, Fighter Br) and John R. Barton (AFOOP-OP-D) flying E in a B-25 bomber at 11,000 ft and 185 knots airspeed saw 3 silver white, delta-shaped or arrowhead-shaped objects at their 1 o'clock position slightly larger than the size of F-86's (40 ft), each with a ridge along the top, in V-­formation, cross in front of and above the B-25 from right to left (S to N) at about 1,200 to 2,400 ft away at about 1,800+ mph. (Berliner; NARCAP; cf. Ruppelt pp. 10-1; NICAP)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520724carsonsink_report2.htm (David Michael Hall)
reports/520724carsonsink_report.htm (Fran Ridge & Dan Wilson)

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