Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
Rating: 5  

                                   
     

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.

Orange Light Maneuvers Then Stops In Mid-Air
Aug. 13, 1952
Tokyo, Japan

9:45 p,m. CST
Duration 2-3 mins
aircraft ???
Japan
Military
1 observer
No EMI
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Aug. 13, 1952; Tokyo, Japan (BBU 1889)
9:45 p.m. U.S. Marine pilot Maj. James D. McGough saw an orange light fly a left orbit at 8,000 ft and 230 mph, spiral down to no more than 1,500 ft, remain stationary for 2-3 mins and went out. Attempted interception unsuccessful.  (Berliner)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520813tokyo_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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