RADCAT Case Directory
Category 9, RADAR
Preliminary Rating: 5
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July 3, 1954; Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Nine greenish spherical UFOs which invaded a restricted flying area were detected by Air Defense Command radar and sighted visually. The Albuquerque radar station's message on the sighting was accidentally intercepted at Chicago Midway Airport by an airline operations employee:
0105-C. . . NINE UNIDENTIFIED SPHERICAL OBJECTS
GIVING OFF GREEN LIGHT REPORTED 20 MILES NORTH
ABQ [Albuquerque] FIELD AT 24,000 FEET. OBJECTS
HOVERED MOTIONLESS FOR 6 MINUTES THEN PROCEEDED 340 DEGREES AT APPROX 2600 MPH. ALTITUDE AND SPEED BY TRIANGULATION. . . ABQ ADIZ RADAR.
(NICAP Note: "ADIZ" means Air Defense Identification Zone; only aircraft which have filed a flight plan are allowed to fly through an ADIZ area.)
Reference: THE UFO EVIDENCE, published by the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena, Section VIII.
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