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.

F-94 Crew & Ground Observers Watch Maneuvering Object
Dec. 8, 1952
Ladd AFB, Alaska

8:16 p.m. local
Duration 10 mins
aircraft F-94
4 observers (2 air/2 gnd)
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Dec. 8, 1952; Ladd AFB, Alaska (BBU 2266)
8:16 p.m. Pilot 1st Lt. D. Dickman and radar operator 1st Lt. T. Davies in USAF F-94 jet interceptor (s/n 49-2522) saw a white, oval light which changed to red at higher altitude, fly straight and level for 2 mins on 240 course, then climb at phenomenal speed on an erratic flight path. After landing, object could still be seen moving erratically, no noise, for 3 mins then took up 160 heading gaining speed while descending, becoming brighter red. 10 mins. (Berliner; cf. Hynek-CUFOS re-eval; Jan Aldrich)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/521208ladd_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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