Category 11 Case Directory
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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.

Swept Wing Object Over Tokyo
May 20, 1955
Tokyo, Japan

4:45 p.m. local
Duration 14 mins
aircraft ?
1 observer
No radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Not sure if this is a UFO but a UFO report was filed by an experienced pilot because he couldn't identify it. Apparently no aircraft features other than the swept wing configuration and puffs of smoke were noted. No vertical stabilizer or canopy, etc.

Dan Wilson:
May 20, 1955; Tokyo, Japan (BB)
4:45 p.m. (20/0745Z) . A military pilot made an air-visual sighting of a swept wing object at approximately 60,000 feet between Tokyo Radio and Daigo Homer. It was observed for approximately 14 minutes then the object disappeared leaving puffs of smoke. The observer pilot was very experienced.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/550520tokyo_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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