RADCAT Case Directory
  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.

Radar Tracks Sucessive Passes
May 23, 1953
Capetown, South Africa

Fran Ridge:
May 23, 1953; Union of S. Africa
South African headquarters announced in November that on May 23, radar had tracked an unidentified object near the Cape at over 1000 mph. [Prescott Evening Courier, May 22; UFOE, VIII]. "Radar operators picked up an unknown object which passed over the Cape six times at a speed definitely exceeding 1,250 miles an hour. Each time it passed it was within radar range, for sixteen seconds at distances varying from 35,000 to 50,000 feet, and altitudes between 5,000 and 17,000 feet."

James McDonald:

Case 37. Capetown South Africa, May 23, 1953
In November 1958, the South African Air Force released a brief announcement concerning radar-tracking of six successive passes of one or more unknown high-speed

Michael Swords:
The case comes from Aime Michel. As far as I know we only have the info from his "Truth" book. (*).

Detailed reports and documents
reports/530523capetown_michel.htm (Michel/Swords)

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