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.

C-124 Encounters "Jack O'Lantern" At 1,000 Knots
Feb. 11, 1956
S. of Japan

7:15 p.m. local
Duration not reptd
aircraft C-124
S. of Japan
# observers, crew ??
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Feb. 11, 1956; S of Japan (BBU)
7:15 p.m. MATS C-124 air crew sighting of a yellow or amber object at 1,000 knots (1,150 mph). (Project 1947)

Dan Wilson:
Feb. 11, 1956; 28.53N 131.30E [S. of Japan] (BBU)
At 7:15 p.m. local time, a MATS C-124 crew observed an object the shape of a Jack O'lantern, yellow or amber in color, heading 130 degrees, at about 25,000 feet altitude, at an estimated speed of 1000 knots.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/560211sjapan_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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