Date: 15 January 1985
Place: sea area between Nisyros
and Tilos islands, Dodecanese, Aegean Sea.
Description: At night, the pilot of a civilian airplane reported
a “large fire accompanied by explosions” in the sea. The “fire” was also
observed by two people from the coast of Nisyros island and by the captain of the
passing ship “Zeta” who said that the “fire” was in the sea area somewhere
East of Astypalaia island. Airplanes searched the
area but found nothing. Later it was announced that the cause of the
phenomenon was a small fire in a field, at the coast of Tilos.
Source: Nea newspaper 17.1.1985, Messimvrini newspaper 17.1.1985
reference: E-mail from Turkish researcher Sefer Murat Aksoy.
Greek USO cases from Greek researcher, Thanassis. Vembos Website: http://www.vembos.gr
With thanks to both of the gentlemen mentioned above.
UFOCAT PRN – NONE
Nisyros Latitude 36-35 N, Longitude 27-10 E (D-M) [Island –
36-25 N, Longitude 27-25 E [Island]
36-10 N, Longitude 27-00 E [Islands]
36-35 N, Longitude 26-25 E [Island - Astipálaia]
Aegean Sea Latitude
39-00 N, Longitude 25-00 E
This reference - Greece Gazetteer prepared in the Office
of Geography, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., September 1955