Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
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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.

Red Fireball Hovers Near C-54
Jan. 29, 1954
Cold Bay, Alaska

8:36 p.m. local
Duration garbled
aircraft C-54
United States
Military
observers, crew
No EMI
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Jan. 28 [26?], 1954; Cold Bay, Alaska (BBU)
[10 p.m.?] USAF crew of C-54 transport saw a red fireball that stopped then passed the plane. (Weinstein; BB files??)
 
Dan Wilson:
Jan. 29, 1954; Cold Bay, Alaska (BBU)
The PROJECT 10073 RECORD CARD gives the time and date as 30/0536Z which converts to January 29, 1954, at 8:36 p.m. local time.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/540129coldbay_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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