Dec. 16, 1978; Francavilla, Italy
2:30 AM. A college coed saw an ovoid UFO surrounded by a white mist. She was standing in her living room by a balcony overlooking the sea when she noticed a gaseous form, white in color with two pulsating lights, a red one at one end, a green one at the other end. It descended onto the surface of the sea and became a very bright fluorescent white light that reflected off the surface of the water. She attempted to wake her parents but they continued to sleep. She next noticed two short figures standing in the garden at the adjacent apartment. They were very thin with large squarish heads and large feet. Both were wearing dark gray tight-fitting uniforms. They turned a corner moving as if in slow motion and in a limping manner, disappearing down an alleyway. Moments later the bright white light, now very near the breakwater, vanished. (Sources: Lumières dans la Nuit, issue # 218; Maurizio Verga, ITACAT - Italian UFO Catalogue).
Reference for the above text is: NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena), The 1978 UFO Chronology:
UFOCAT PRN - 125436
UFOCAT URN – 125436 Lumières dans la Nuit, #218
UFOCAT URN – 175464 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 13009, © 2002
Europe – Italy, Abruzzo, Chieti. Body of water is the Adriatic Sea.
Francavilla Latitude 42-25-00 N, Longitude 014-17-00 E (D-M-S) [Francavilla al Mare]
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