RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
 
  Preliminary
Rating: 5  

                                   
     

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.

6-12 UFOs / F-106's Scrambled
April 10, 1964
Merced, California


Fran Ridge:
This is both a RADCAT & AVCAT case. The PROJECT 10073 RECORD CARD has it listed as an Air-Visual

Dan Wilson:

April 10, 1964; Merced, California (BB)
At 11:40 a.m. PST, NORAD advised that there were 6 to 12 unidentified flying objects at 30 miles east of Merced, California. Radar picked up 12 objects at altitudes 60,000 feet, 90,000 feet and higher elevations. A message sent to Air Staff said objects were following a 60 mile race-track pattern. F-106's were scrambled at Castle AFB. Pilots locked on to some of the objects but could not keep the lock. NORAD said they were sending two more aircraft with pilots in pressure suits.   

Detailed reports and documents
reports/640410merced_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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