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 Contacts & Flare-Like Explosion
Feb. 13, 1958
West of Wake Island


Brad Sparks:
Feb. 12 [13?], 1958; W of Wake Island (BBU)
9:14  [8:14?] p.m. Military pilot saw a greenish-blue object emitting a bright flash and tracked on airborne radar with a 2nd object. (Project 1947; McDonald list; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
Feb. 13, 1958; W of Wake Island (BBU)
At 2114 hours local time, a bright, flare-like explosion was sighted by the crew of an USAF C-54 approximately 2 hours flying time west of Wake Island. During the hour within which the sighting occurred, one visual and two radar contacts were made. The actual "fireball" was observed directly by only the flight engineer. The position of the C-54 was 21degrees 19' N  161 degrees 30' E.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/580213wake_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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