Go Back Report # 1056
01-29-1968

01-29-1968                           Professional Translation       

CISU Case: 254

Location: Stretto di Messina = [Strait of Messina]

Category: D (Navigation aids, or objects standing still on the water surface)

Evaluation: Insufficient information

Original Source: Quotidiano non precisato del gennaio 1968.

Sighting Description: Da diverse località, verso le ore 17:45, venne notata una vasta fiammata all’imboccatura sud dello stretto di Messina. Il bagliore durò circa un minuto e mezzo e venne osservato anche dall’aeroporto di Reggio Calabria. Subito sono scattate le operazioni di controllo e soccorso, ma in zona non risultava esserci aerei o navi dispersi. 

Sighting Description: At around 5.45pm people at several different locations saw a huge blaze coming from the southern entrance of the Messina Strait. The blaze lasted about a minute and was even seen at the Reggia Calabria airport. The emergency services were quickly dispatched, but there were no missing planes or ships to be found in the area.                                      

This reference: USOCAT by The Italian Center for UFO Studies (CISU) © 1996 by Marco Bianchini. http://www.cisu.org/          

UFOCAT PRN – NONE           

Europe – Italy, Torino. Body of water, Strait of Messina

Stretto di Messina        Latitude 38-15-00 N, Longitude 15-35-00 E (D-M-S)

Reference: http://gnswww.nga.mil/geonames/Gazetteer/Search/GazFrame.jsp       

Reggio Calabria           Latitude 38-06-00 N, Longitude 15-39-00 E (D-M-S)

Reference: http://www.fallingrain.com/world/            


 



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