CONCERN OVER AGENCY AIR ACTIVITY

Created: 6/4/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW

RELEASE AS SANITIZED" "*

MEMORANDUM FORi The Record

Over Agency Airco OilL/

Q 8 (IN

B. 7

A informs the Director of the concern of "Jand tho Director of Intelligence,

lover the air operations ln the area, specifically, the unmarked airciaTt and the frequency of operation.

Reference Bthe contents of Reference A, comments on the matter, and requests thatL Jlnvestlgatc the report. Lincoln states that although all cargo ia now inew flights will be made which are vital, and that the report should be clarified sooneat as the planes will be besed

This office is in complete agreement with the statements contained in paragraphs, *nd ti of Roference B.

U. It is felt that while it Is probably true that there hasby the local peopleboth the

frequency of the flights and the operation of urrnaTTred aircraft, there Ie no great reason to become alarmed, r'urther, an unmarked aircraft which ia aterile cannot be proven to belong to any specific country.

is not understood why tho report of the yellow alertsconcern, even if true,ellow alert only indloates anaircraft and isaily occurrence around Washington. an exit-entry procedure forwaswith the appropriate people prior to the start ofIn

L Jand has been in use since that time. Incidentally.the Director of Intelligence

the appropriate authorities. This procedure is contained"in attachment to dispatch,.

euraation. It may be said that while rcporte of thisundesirable, the possibility of such are taken into conaidoratlonplanning of an operation of this magnitude andhis instanceno indication to cause undue alarmunreported information.

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