F-94 RV Encounter
May 31, 1952
South of Chorwon, Korea

F-94B

ACUFOE AIRCRAFT / UFO ENCOUNTERS - RADAR / VISUAL CASES 1952
520531  M/AR/G TIME  03:45 LT DURATION

Dominique Weinstein:
First the object was sighted by ground witnesses. The pilot of a F-94 tracked on his radar and saw a round brilliant bluish-white light.    According to the pilot'statement :  « On May 31st, 1952, the F-94 descended in a port turn to intercept an unidentifed object  6,000 ft below on a 90 degrees turn course and an altitude of 8,000 ft. The UFO began a port climb at the same time to intercept the descending F-94 and accomplished a maneuver which silhouetted the F-94 against the light of dawn. The F-94 turned on afterburner and tried two quartering head on passes with the UFO resulting in neither being able to get astern of the other. The pilot's maneuvers ensued to 3,000 ft where more passes were exchanged for a few minutes. The UFO then increased his speed to an estimated 400 knots on a 45 dregrees heading and began pulling away from the F-94.  When last seen, the UFO had seemingly increased his speed to approximately 450 knots where upon the F-94 gave up pursuit at 3:55 and returned to base. »

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION
Type of Aircraft  F-94 fighter
Airline or Air Force  USAF (319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron)
Flight origine
Flight destination
Altitude  30,000 ft
speed 450 knots

UFO INFORMATIONS
Number      one
Shape round
Size
Color    white-bluish
Altitude (estimation) 8,000 ft
Course
Speed (estimation) 400 knots

RADAR INFORMATIONS
Radar type Airborne Radar (not tracked by ground radars)
Radar set(s) number
Radar Location airborne
Number of target(s) one
Target size
Target altitude
Target speed
Trajectory
Duration

EME
Distance UFO - A/C
Weather

Witness(es)  pilot and ground witnesses

Source(s)  (03):
Project 1947, Jan Aldrich (20)
USAF/ATIC Project Blue Book report form (369)
Advanced aerial devices reported during the Korean war, Dr R.F. Haines
 

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