RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
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RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Two Large Radar Returns Near 707
June 4, 1960

Keith Basterfield:
Jun. 4, 1960; 33:50N, 144:25W (Pacific) (BBU)
At about 9.35pm local time (0635Z on 5 Jun 1960), a member of the crew of a 707-aircraft flying from the West coast of the USA to Honolulu, at 31,000 feet, observed two large unidentified radar returns. The targets were 2-3 miles apart. They were not round, but about two ship widths wide. One target was five miles long, the other two miles long, on the radar scope. The observer stated they were not clouds. The targets held from 90 miles ahead on starboard bow at first contact, to 130 degrees relative starboard side radar limit. The targets were stationary. Duration was not reported. Subsequent reports from other flights through the area, indicated no unusual radar returns.(Basterfield, Fold3; McDonald list; Sparks.)

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