RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  


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.

One Vertical Descending Radar Target / IFO
June 14, 1957
McChord AFB, Washington

Brad Sparks:
June 14, 1957; McChord AFB, Wash. (BBU)
1:14 p.m. (PST). (McDonald list; FUFOR Index) 33 mins

Dan Wilson:
June 14, 1957; McChord AFB, Wash. (BBU)
1:14 p.m. PST. One normal radar target was picked up at a 25 miles range at 355(0?) degrees and descending straight down at 2,000 FPM. One T-33 aircraft was diverted from McChord AFB, no sighting was made. The length of observation was 33 minutes.

This target was identified as a suspected deflated weather (WX) balloon. see Analysis by Brad Sparks below.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/570614mcchord_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)
reports/570614mcchord_rep2.htm Analysis (Brad Sparks)

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