Category 11 Case Directory
SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT
Preliminary Rating: 5
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sightings from aircraft with detailed
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Projects SIGN, GRUDGE & BLUE BOOK.
|7:30 p.m. EST
Duration 4 mins
aircraft Piper ?
No radar contact
April 7, 1958; Dayton airport, Ohio (BBU)
7:30 p.m. Civilian pilot Hilt saw a very dark blue 6-8 ft cloud shaped object on a SW heading. (Project 1947; FUFOR Index)
April 7, 1958; Dayton Airport, Ohio (BBU)
7: 30 p.m. EST. A civilian pilot by the name of Hilt, flying in a Piper aircraft observed a very large dark blue cloud-like object to the south very low to the ground. The object was last seen moving vertical to the SW. According to the USAF Technical Information Sheet the object appeared to stand still for a time and then suddenly sped up and rushed away.
Detailed reports and documents
reports/580407dayton_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)