Category 11 Case Directory
SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT
Preliminary Rating: 5
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|9:15 p.m. local
Duration 2 mins
No radar contact
April 25, Rhein-Main AFB, [Darmstadt ?], West Germany (BBU)9:20 [9:15?] p.m. Two USAF C-47 pilots [Wisnieski ?] had near-collision with white circular object heading NW. (Weinstein; Jan Aldrich; FUFOR Index).
April 25, 1952; Rhein-Main AFB, Darmstadt, West Germany (BBU)
9:15 pm. (2115 MT) Air Force instructor pilot and his co-pilot in a C-47 observed a brilliant white circular object at a point 2,000 feet over Darmstadt, West Germany. The pilot, Capt. Wienieski, took evasive action when the light appeared to be on a collision course with their aircraft. He contacted the main Rhein Tower and they in turn contacted Frankfort Airways and they reported that no other aircraft were in the area. The object was last seen climbing at a high rate of speed.in a northwest direction.
Detailed reports and documents
reports/520425rhein_report.htm (Dan Wilson)