Go Back Report # 547
10-31-1978

10-31-1978                           Professional Translation       

CISU Case: 066

Location: Acquaviva Picena (AP)

Category: B (Objects that fall into water or because they dive down after making some

                     additional maneuvers)

Evaluation: Insufficient information

Original Source: "Il Messaggero" del 03/11/1978; "Il Giornale dei Misteri" n. 110 pag. 16; "ItaCat" caso n. 78051.          

Sighting Description: Il Sig. Luciano Ficcadenti, in compagnia della moglie e delle due figlie, osservò un disco di colore rosso accecante che discendeva lentamente dal cielo fino a toccare la superficie del mare e scomparirvi dentro. L’avvistamento è avvenuto in tre distinte occasioni, alle ore 18:20 (in cui mancò anche la corrente elettrica), alle 18:50 ed alle 19:30. Lo stesso fenomeno venne anche visto alle ore 20:15 dal tal Giovanni Merlini ed il giorno precedente dalla titolare del frantoio Gaetani.   

Sighting Description: Mr. Luciano Ficcadenti, who was with his wife and two daughters, observed a dazzling red disk descend from the sky until it touched the sea surface and disappeared in it. The sighting happened in three distinct occasions, at 6:20p.m. (when the electricity went out), at 6:50p.m., and at 7:30p.m.. The same phenomenon was also seen at 8:15p.m., by Mr. Giovanni Merlini and, the previous day, by the owner of the Gaetani olive press (See 10-30-1978-CF-).

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

UFOCAT PRN – 125402        
UFOCAT URN – 125402 Lumieres dans la Nuit 210

UFOCAT URN – 175422 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 12910 © 2002       

Europe – Italy, Ascoli Piceno    Body of water is the Adriatic Sea

Acquaviva Picena - Latitude 42-56 N, Longitude 13-48 E (D-M)

This reference: Italy Gazetteer, United States Board on Geographical Names, Department of the Interior, Washington D.C., August 1956.        

UFO Location (UFOCAT) Latitude 42.93 N, Longitude 13.80 E (D.%)  

 



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