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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.

Silver Domed Disc On Collision Course
Oct. 21, 1951
E. of Battle Creek, Michigan

10:25 a.m. CST ?
Duration secs
Navion aircraft
United States
1 observer
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Oct. 21, 1951; 20 miles E of Battle Creek, Mich. (BBU)
12:50 p.m. [10:25 a.m. CST?] Private pilot N. Manteris flying Navion aircraft (s/n N21424) at 4,000 ft saw a silver oval domed disc­ shaped highly polished object closing at high speed on collision course at about 3,000 ft, pass underneath his plane, he turned 180° to pursue but it was gone. No trail or vents, upper surface had an indentation for a crown or dome. (Project 1947; McDonald list; GRUDGE Rpt 1; NARCAP)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/511021battlecreek_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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