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F-86 Unable to Close on Radar/Visual Target
October 19, 1955
Knoxville, Tennessee


Brad Sparks:
Oct. 19, 1955; 40 miles NW of Knoxville, Tenn. (BBU)
8:30 p.m. (EST) F-86 case. (McDonald list; FUFOR Index)
 
Dan Wilson:
At 8:30 p.m. (EST), an Air Force pilot flying in an F-86D at 25,000 feet observed a round, orange object flying straight and level at about 10 to 20 thousand feet above him to the east at 20 NM. After the visual observation, contact was made with the object on airborne radar (E-4) and a chase was attempted. The pilot was unable to close on the object. Total time of observation was two to three minutes.
(Dan Wilson)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/551019knoxville_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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