Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
  Preliminary
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.

Lights & Radar Returns, Jet Chase
Nov. 6, 1957
Kagoshima, JAPAN


 local time
Duration
Aircraft:
JAPAN
Military
multiple observers
No EMI
Radar contact

Fran Ridge:
Nov. 6, 1957; Kagoshima, Japan (BBU)
Object, size of wing tip light. Single white, two whites. blinking white, reddish hue & orange were reported by different sources & at different times.  Light, or light source, was reported steady, then disappeared after two or three minute chase. Object was sighted at 15 second intervals timed by a stop watch.  Four 15 second flashes were observed before object disappeared for the last time. Radar observer saw two returns in the same location. (McDonald list, Greenwood, Vitello)

Detailed reports and documents
1957_11_06_JP_Kagoshima_BB.pdf (Barry Greenwood)


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