Category 11 Case Directory
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AVCAT is a special project being conducted by NICAP, with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of AIRCAT, Dr. Richard Haines, and other sources, to create a comprehensive listing of sightings from aircraft with detailed documentation from these sources, including Projects SIGN, GRUDGE & BLUE BOOK.

T-6 Chases / Loses 100' Tubular UFO
June 10, 1949
FBoston, Massachussets

8:45 a.m. EST
Duration  N/s
T-6 aircraft
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
June 10, 1949; 20 miles SW of Boston, Mass (BBU)
USAF pilot Kirschbaum flying T-6 with 58th FI Sq saw a white tubular 100 ft long flying at 100 mph, chased but lost. (Project 1947; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
June 10, 1949; 20 miles SW of Boston, Mass (BBU)
8:45 a.m. EST. 1st Lt. Kirschbaum, USAF pilot of the 58th Fighter Interceptor Squadron while flying a T-6 aircraft at 4000 feet altitude observed a white tubular-shaped object flying at an estimated speed of 100 mph. The object was at approximately 30,000 feet altitude and was about 100 feet long. Kirschbaum chased the object but lost it in the overcast. (Dan Wilson)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/490610boston_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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