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.

T-6 Crew Observes Unidentified White Light
Nov. 4, 1952
Caribou, Maine

5:30 p.m. EST
Duration 35 mins
aircraft T-6
United States
3 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks: 
Nov. 4, 1952; Caribou, Maine (BBU)
5:30 p.m. USAF pilot of T-6 saw a slow moving light of varying colors, stop and move. (Project 1947)
Dan Wilson:
November 4, 1952; Caribou, Maine (BBU)
5:30 p.m. EST.  1st Lt. Charles E. Young, pilot of a T-6 aircraft, and Capt. Leon H. Pagan in the rear cockpit observed a white light that appeared to be stationary or moving very slowly at an elevation of approximately 25 degrees. The light descended toward the horizon and disappeared after having been under constant observation for a period of approximately 35 minutes.The color of the light changed from red to orange to blue-green to white. The light was also seen by A/2C Earl S. Goldsen the Senior Control Tower Operator at Presque Isle AFB, Maine.   

Detailed reports and documents
reports/521104caribou_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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