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  Category 9, RADAR  
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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.

C-47 Crew Saw Object Land on Airbase / Ground Radar
March 25, 1953
Nouasseur AFB, Rabat, French Morocco

Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 13:37:40 +0000 (GMT)
Dan Wilson:
March 25, 1953; Nouasseur AFB, Rabat, French Morocco (BBU)
At approximately 9:35 p.m., the control tower at Nouasseur informed the C-47 number 9181 that had observed the object earlier, that GCA radar had detected four objects on their screen and there were only three aircraft known to be in the area. Shortly thereafter, Nouasseur tower requested that the C-47 number 9181 return to vicinity of where the unidentified object was last seen. Upon returning to Nouasseur, the object (light) was still visible on the ground and still exhibiting the same irregular fluctuation in intensity. This was reported to Nouasseur tower. During this time the C-47 was advised that the Airdrome Officer at Nouasseur was directing a ground party to the vicinity. The C-47 flew a circular pattern around where the object was and turned on their landing lights and even dropped a flare to help guide the ground party to the location of the light. The C-47 circled the location for approximately 45 minutes at altitudes as low as 1000 feet. At around 10:15 p.m., the light was no longer visible. At 11:09 p.m., Port Lyautey picked up an unidentifed object between 5,000 and 9,000 feet over Casablanca, approximately 15 miles north of Nouasseur Air Base, on their radar and believed that it is a jet aircraft. CZ Flight Service said we do not have any jet aircraft flying in the area. Possible nuclear connection (see report below).

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