RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
 
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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.

Radar Contact On Visuals By Five Pilots
Nov. 23, 1957
Joliet, Illinois


Brad Sparks:
Nov. 23, 1957; Joliet, Illinois (BBU)
(McDonald list; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
November 23, 1957; Joliet, Illinois (BBU)
7:05 p.m. CST. A large round brilliant white object was seen above the overcast by five individual airline pilots. The object was observed from 5 miles NE of V10 and V38 Airways. The object seemed to hover at times and fly on a straight course when it was moving. CAA Ground Radar Operator J. J. Murphy, reported a contact for 10 sweeps on his scope 50 miles SW of Chicago at 253 degrees from Midway Airport. The length of the observation was 5 minutes.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/571123joliet_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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