Category 11 Case Directory
Rating: 5  


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.

Five B-47's Observe Object
Feb. 20, 1958
NW of Winslow, Arizona

6:32 p.m. MST
Duration 4-5 mins
aircraft 5 B-47's
United States
12 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Feb. 20, 1958; NW of Winslow, Ariz. (BBU)
6:32 p.m.  (MST). 12 military officers including on the ground[?] saw a round or cigar-shaped stationary object. (Project 1947; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
Feb. 20, 1958; NW of Winslow, Arizona (BBU)
6:32 p.m. MST. Twelve airmen of the 303rd Bomb Wing in a five B-47 yellow cell observed a round or cigar shaped (observer's descriptions vary) object at 60 to 70 degrees elevation at 345 degrees azimuth.  The B-47's were at 29,500 feet altitude on a heading of 344 degrees. The object appeared to be stationary for the 4-5 minutes in was in sight. The observers were:  Lt. Col. B. S Murphy, Sq. Comdr.; Major R. C. Ball, Pilot; Maj. B. Franklin, Pilot; Capt. L. E. Early, Pilot; Capt. R. A. Youngberg, Pilot; Capt. J. B. Ducote, Pilot; 1st Lt. B. A. Clampitt, Navigator; 1st Lt. J. E. Voss, Co Pilot; 1st Lt. L. Paskevicz, Co Pilot; 1st Lt. D. Z Decker, Co Pilot; 1st Lt. J. L. Hinton, Co Pilot; and 1st Lt. A. M. Hambor, Navigator; all of the 303rd Bomb Wing.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/580220winslow_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)

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