Go Back Report # 1522

02-04-1978

 

Close encounters of the Latin kind

 

   Here in Argentina — which leads the world in UFO sightings, according to a NASA tally— extraterrestrial visitors are part of the national folklore, thanks to dozens of such well publicized tales as these:

 

   —Six fishermen in San Luis Province last Feb 4 saw a saucer light up the predawn sky. A towering figure in a silver jumpsuit climbed down a ladder, waved, returned to the saucer and sped away. Police found huge footprints, five feet apart, at the scene.

 

Reference for the above text is: MUFON UFO Journal, #131, October 1978, p. 11, from the Daily Press, Ashland, WI - Nov. 14, 1978 CR: R. Heiden.

 

ALSO

 

UFO OCCUPANT SIGHTINGS, 1974-1989

 

February 4, 1978

Manuel Alvarez,

La Florida,

San Luis, Argentina

4:30 A.M.

 

One human-size being, helmet, luminous garb, descended on ladder from hovering disk, waved at fishermen, reentered craft, which took off at high speed. 14

 

Note 14: Buenos Aires (Argentina) Herald, February 16, 1978

 

Reference for the above text is: The UFO Evidence: Vol. 2 by Richard Hall, p. 491, © 2000.

 

UFOCAT PRN – 109440        
UFOCAT URN – 109316
Awareness, July 1978, p. 20   
UFOCAT URN – 109440 MUFON UFO Journal, #131, October 1978, p. 11        
UFOCAT URN – 109007 Xenolog by SATCU of New Zealand, December 1978, p. 6      
UFOCAT URN – 125332 Lumiθres dans la Nuit, December 1979         
UFOCAT URN – 152438 The UFO Evidence: Vol. 2 by Richard Hall, p. 491, © 2000      
UFOCAT URN – 117026 HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports, A1916 by D. Webb, no © date     
UFOCAT URN – 146431 The UFO Evidence: Vol. 2 by Richard Hall, p. 348, © 2000      
UFOCAT URN – 192530 UNICAT computer database by Willy Smith (820), #594, no © date  
UFOCAT URN – 171242 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 13043, © 2002        

South America – Argentina, San Luis

San Luis         Latitude 33-17-42 N, Longitude 066-20-08 W (D-M-S) [seat of a first-order administrative division]

Embalse La Florida   Latitude 33-06-50 S, Longitude 066-01-22 W [reservoir(s)]

La Florida                 Latitude 33-07-05 S, Longitude 066-00-07 W [populated place]

Reference: http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmaviewer/

 

 

 



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