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.

Man in C-118 Reports Silver Object
Nov. 20, 1958
W. of California coast

6:15 a.m. PST
Duration 15 secs
aircraft C-118
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Nov. 20, 1958; W of Calif. coast (BBU)
6:15 a.m. (PST). Military pilot saw a round silver object traveling at high speed and high altitude. (Project 1947) 20/1415Z

Dan Wilson:
Nov. 20, 1958; West of California (BBU)
At 6:15 a.m. PST, a man in the right seat of a C-118 transport flying at 11,000 feet on a heading of 60 degrees observed a round silver object traveling straight at high speed at high altitude heading toward the sun. The object was observed for 15 seconds. The C-118 was at approximately 840 miles west of Los Angeles (3447 N 133.07 W).

Detailed reports and documents
reports/581120califcoast_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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