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.

T-33 Crew Encounters Light
July 26, 1952
Plainview, Texas

7:17 p.m.
Duration 8 mins
aircraft T-33
United States
2 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
July 26, 1952; Plainview, Texas (BBU)
7:17 p.m. USAF pilot and copilot of T-33 saw a stationary object move in a slight descent changing color from white to blue. (Project 1947)

Dan Wilson:
July 26, 1952; Plainview, Texas 
7:17 p.m. The observers in a T-33 were Maj. Eldon A. Klapal and 1st Lt. Jack Chadurgian on a flight from Kelly AFB to Denver, Colorado. The object illuminated a brilliant white light while hovering and when moving flickered orange and/or bluish color.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520726plainview_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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