Category 11 Case Directory
SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT
Preliminary Rating: 5
Subclass: LBR (Light Beam Response)
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|1:45 a.m. local
Duration 5 mins
aircraft C-124 Transport
# observers, ???
No radar contact
May 13, 1954; Pacific bet. Hawaii and Calif. (BBU)
1:45 a.m. (AHDT). USAF pilot Capt. D. B. Mautner, 32nd Air Transport Sq, McChord AFB, Wash., and crew of C-124 transport en route from Hickam AFB, Hawaii, to Travis AFB, Calif., saw bright light moving parallel with them moving to the left, object signaled back in response to aircraft blinking lights, departed to NE at very high speed climbing. (Jan Aldrich)
May 13, 1954; Co-ordinates 26.5N 146.12 W (BBU)
Intelligence Report IR-117-54 states: As far as can be determined by the preparing officer, no other friendly aircraft were in the area at the time of the sighting.
Detailed reports and documents
reports/540513pacific_report.htm (Dan Wilson)