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Radar/Visual With Two Radars
Jan. 7, 1967
Goose Bay AFB, Labrador, Canada



Brad Sparks:
Jan. 7, 1967.  Goose Bay AFB, Labrador, Canada
11:00-11:05 p.m. (AST).  Goose AFB Radar Air Traffic Control (RATCON) radar detected target at 30 miles SW, when target was at 4-6 miles S traveling at very high speed, Goose RATCON notified ADC radar site FPS-93 ground radar operators at the 641at AC&W Squadron, which tracked target at 180° (S0 degrees for first 8 sweeps at 200 knots (230 mph) then 4 sweeps at 2,100 knots (2,400 mph).  Target lost over Goose AFB.  Radars on different frequencies.  USAF MAC C-97 [C-54?] pilot Lt Col Gorecki was on approach to Goose runway 27 [heading W] when he sighted moving star-like steady white light visually at estimated 5,000 to 7,000 ft overtaking his 160-knot [180 knots?] aircraft [at 7,000 ft? headed N ?].  [Object heading 015 degrees True at high speed, disappeared in the N.]  (Sparks;  BB files;  NICAP;  Project 1947) 5+ mins 3+ witnesses radar-visual)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/670107goosebay_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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