Category 11 Case Directory
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.

A3-D's Approach Rocket-Shaped UFO
Sometime in 1953
Location unknown

Time unknown
aircraft A3-D's
Location unknown
mult observers
No radar contact

Maj.  Donald E. Keyhoe:
Sometime in 1953; Location confidential
During off-shore combat maneuvers, a squadron of carrier based Navy A3-D attack planes was approached by a rocket shaped UFO which swooped down on the flight from above. The object leveled off about 1000 feet overhead, slowed and paced the aircraft. When the Squadron Commander led his flight in pursuit of the UFO, it turned sharply so that its tail was pointed away, and shot upwards out of sight in seconds.  (Confidential report acquired by Adm. Fahrney, Adviser Lou Corbin).

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Listed on page 31 of the UFO EVIDENCE

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