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.
UFO OCCUPANT SIGHTINGS, 1974-1989
February 4, 1978
San Luis, Argentina
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
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]
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