RADCAT Case Directory
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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.

Momentary Lock On
Dec. 15, 1952
Goose Bay, Labrador

Fran Ridge:
This report is case #7, on the official clearance list. of 41 formerly classified Air Technical Intelligence UFO reports cleared for Maj. Donald E. Keyhoe by Albert M. Chop, Air Force Press Desk.

Dec. 15, 1952; Goose Bay, Labrador (BBU)
7:15 PM. Two Air Force crews got a momentary radar lock on a strange object. One pilot had seen similar object before, on November 26, 1952. Visual contact was made by two aircraft, a T-33 and an F-94, of an unidentified aerial object after being vectored to the target by Ground Control Appoach (GCA). We had been seeking further details on this case and Dan Wilson located files in the Project Blue Book Archive (See below). BB evaluated this case as Venus/radar malfunction. Thayer (Condon) said mirage of Venus/radar malfunction. NARCAP ruled these explanations out.

Detailed reports and documents
docs/MISC-PBB2-959-968.pdf (Dan Wilson)
docs/MAXW-PBB17-371-379.pdf (Dan Wilson)
reports/521215goose_rep.htm (NARCAP Evaluation)

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