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.

B-17 Crew Encounters Cylinder Reported By Ground Crew
Dec. 19, 1952
Anderson AFB, Guam

6:55 a.m. local time
Duration 5-6 secs
aircraft B-17
United States
6 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Dec. 19, 1952; Anderson AFB, Guam (BBU)
6:50 [8:50?] a.m. USAF crew of B-17 bomber and ground witnesses saw a silvery cylindrical object. (BB Status Rpt)
Dan Wilson:
Dec. 19, 1952; Anderson AFB, Guam (BBU)
6:50 a.m. local time. Three ground crew personnel reported that they sighted an unidentifiable object traveling on a heading of 270 degrees from Anderson AFB. The object appeared to be cylindrical in shape, silvery color with a bright silverish flame trailing from the aft section. A similar or the same object was seen by two pilots of a B-17 aircraft at approximately 130 miles from Guam on a heading of approximately 270 degrees during the same time span. (Observers: 2 in air, 3 of a ground crew and a Naval Officer).

Detailed reports and documents
reports/521219andersonafb_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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