Category 11 Case Directory
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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.

Private Pilot Observes Disc
Oct. 2, 1961
Salt Lake City, Utah

12:15 pm local
Duration 15 mins
aircraft not given
United States
9+ observers
No Radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Oct. 2, 1961; Salt Lake City, Utah
12:15 pm local. A grayish disc-shaped object which hovered, wobbled on its axis, then evaded pursuit, was sighted at Salt Lake City, Utah airport by private pilot Waldo J. Harris, a real estate broker. He investigated the object in his light aircraft as 8-10 ground personnel at the airport watched. The object was disc shaped, 50 feet in diameter, and 8-10 feet thick. 15 mins. (NICAP UFOE, I, BB files)

Detailed reports and documents
611002saltlakecity_report.htm (Fran Ridge, NICAP)
611002UEvid1SaltLakeCity1961.jpg [drawing] (NICAP)
Oct. 2, 1961; Salt Lake City, Utah -- Fold3 Docs PART 1.pdf (Brad Sparks & Lara Elliott)
Oct. 2, 1961; Salt Lake City, Utah -- Fold3 Docs PART 2.pdf (Brad Sparks & Lara Elliott)

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