Category 11 Case Directory


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.

F-94 Checks Out Object Sighted By 647th AC&W
July 25, 1952
Manassas, Virginia

12:00 a.m. EST
Duration 4 hrs
aircraft F-94
United States
13 observers
No radar contact

Dan Wilson:
July 25, 1952; Manassas, Virginia (BB)
At around 12:00 a.m. EST, a bright light was observed in the sky east of Manassas by members of the 647th AC&W Squadron. The object was extremely bright. The object was in view for approximately 4 hours. Two F-94 pilots from the 148th Fighter Interceptor Squadron were scrambled to intercept an object. The two F-94 pilots sighted the object but estimated the altitude to be far beyond the capability of their aircraft. Number of observers: At least 2 from the air/ several (11) from the ground

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520725manassas_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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