Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
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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.

B-47 Encounters Moving At 1,300 Knots
July 26, 1955
Kansas City, Kansas

3:34 p.m. CST
Duration 1 min
aircraft B-47
United States
Military
1 observer
No EMI
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
July 26, 1955; Kansas City, Kansas (BBU)
9:34 p.m. [3:34 p.m. CST] USAF pilot flying B-47 bomber saw a round object, no trail. (Project 1947; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
July 26, 1955; Kansas City, Kansas (BBU)
At 3:34 p.m. CST, a round, white object leaving no contrails or exhaust was seen by the pilot of a B-47 jet bomber. The object was estimated to be at an altitude of approximately 66,000 feet heading SW at the an estimated speed of 1,300 knots.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/550726kansascity_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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