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.

DC-3 Encounters Two Objects Tracked on Gnd Radar
July 20, 1961
Houston, Texas


Brad Sparks:
July 20, 1961; Houston, Texas (BBU 7510)
9 a.m. (CDT). Trans-Texas Airlines Capt. A. V. Beather, flying a DC-3, saw 2 very bright white lights fly in trail formation. Ground radar report vague. (Berliner) 
 
Dan Wilson:
July 20, 1961; East of Houston, Texas
At 9:00 a.m. local time, Trans-Texas Airlines Capt. A. V. Beather, flying a DC-3, saw two very bright whte objects straight ahead of aircraft hovering between 6,000 and 7,000 feet over Bayton, Texas. The objects disappeared on a heading between 65 and 70 degrees at 10,000 feet. The objects followed an erratic flight path. They appeared to be traveling much faster than an aircraft. Weather radar showed small non-persistant blips on the scope in the general area of the sighting SW of Orange, Texas. These blips were apparently not ground clutter. (42 pages of document by Dan Wilson)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/610720houston_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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