Category 11 Case Directory
SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT
Preliminary Rating: 5
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|4:45 p.m. local
Duration 14 mins
No radar contact
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.
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)