Category 11 Case Directory
Rating: 5  


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.

F-86 Pilot Encounters 10' Sphere
May 18, 1955
Niagara Falls AFB, New York

8:40 p.m. EST
Duration 2-3 secs
aircraft F-86D
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Dan Wilson:
May 18, 1955: Niagara Falls AFB, New York (BB)
8:40 p.m. One spherical, white object, approximately 10 feet in diameter was observed by the pilot of an F-86D jet aircraft while flying over Niagara Falls AFB. The object was observed for about 2-3 seconds.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/550518niagarafalls_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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