Category 11 Case Directory
  SIGHTINGS FROM AIRCRAFT 
 
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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.

Eight Discs Maneuver In Formation
May 21, 1953
Prescott, Arizona

Time not given
Duration Inst.
aircraft experimental

Military
1 observer
EMI
Radar contact

Dan Wilson:
May 21, 1953; Prescott, Arizona
Eight disc-like objects were observed maneuvering in the sky for an hour or so beginning at around 10 AM. There were three observers, Bill Beers, a pilot, Ray Temple, and O.Ed Olson. Two of the discs were stationary, while the other six discs participated in maneuvers not unlike a dog-fight. They said the six swooped around in formation, "peeled off ", and shot directly up and down in a maneuver that could not be duplicated by a plane. When they moved, they varied from very slow to speeds faster that a jet plane, the observers said. (Dan Wilson, UFOE, V}

Detailed reports and documents
530521_Prescott.pdf (Dan Wilson)

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