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RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Westover AFB Radar & Jet Scramble
March 26, 1956
Westover AFB, MA


Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 14:43:05 +0000
Dan Wilson:
March 26, 1956; Westover AFB, MA
At 9:17 PM. A strange blip appeared on Westover tower radar scopes. Jets were quickly scrambled, then vectored toward the circling UFO. Flying the lead interceptor, Captain E______, closed in on a large round object, near enough to illuminate it with his landing lights. The strange machine appeared to be 100 to 150 feet in diameter, and 8 to 12 feet thick at the center. The pilot noted a green fluorescent glow around the outer edge. As he tried to get closer, the weirdly glowing disc, climbed steeply, the disappeared in the night at 30,000 feet.  The report named a tower operator and radioman, besides the jet pilot.

(Reference: Donald Keyhoe, FLYING SAUCERS: Top Secret, pages 78-79.)  

Detailed reports and documents
Documents/032656WestoverMA.pdf - Barry Greenwood
Transcripts/docs/032656Westover_P12-15.doc - Jean Waskiewicz



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