Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 13:05:07 +0000 (GMT)
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: August 5-6, 1952; Washington, D.C. area/ RADCAT


Wednesday, August 6, 1952
Page 11


Another invasion of "unidentified
objects"­flying saaucers ­ struck

the Washington area Tuesday night

and early today but no visual sightings

were reported.

Civil Aeronautics Administration

headquarters at National Airport

said that from two to 10 of

the phantoms, moving at speeds

of between 30 and 45 miles an

hour, were seen on radarscopes

throughout the night.

The "blips" were also reported

on radar at nearby Andrews Air

Force Base where a plane went

up to an altitude of 15,000 feet

but returned because an overcast

made any sightings impossible.

At 3 a. m. (edt), the pilot of a

National—Capitol Airlines flight,

bound from Pittsburgh to Wash-

ington, asked the tower at National

Airport if any objects had been

reported in his area.

He was told that one was seen

on radar about 17 miles west of

Washington. He radioed, however,

that nothing was visible.


The blips were also reported on radar at nearby Andrews AFB, where
an aircraft was sent up to investigate but returned because of the overcast.

--I'm outta here!!!!