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.

DC-3 Encounters 100' Disc
March 20, 1950
Nr. Littlerock & Stuttgart, Arkansas

9:26 p.m. CST
Duration 25-35 secs
DC-3 aircraft
United States
2 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
March 20, 1950; 40 miles E of Little Rock, N of Stuttgart, Ark. (BBU 671)
At 2126 CST, Chicago & Southern Airlines Capt. Jack Adams and First Officer G. W. Anderson, Jr., flying a DC-3 at 2,000 ft heading W from Memphis to Little Rock, Ark., saw a 100 ft diameter circular disc. In the top center of the object was an extremely bright blinking light at an estimated 3 flashes per second. The object passed directly in front of the airliner, the distance of not more than 1/2 mile and approximately 1000 feet higher than the airliner.The object was under observation for 25 to 35 seconds.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/500320littlerock_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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