Go Back Report # 580

 

02-11-1980

 

[preceding text omitted since it deals with other sightings which are not water-related] Shortly before midnight, an unidentified object passed over the Pacific coast towns of Penco and Lirquen in Chile (just north of Concepcion and nearly 300 miles south of Santiago), and then landed in the waters of the bay. It floated for about ten minutes, shining searchlights that lit the whole bay, and then suddenly ascended and disappeared over the mountains to the east, leaving behind a trail of smoke that hung in the air for about two hours.

 

Reference for the above text is: Website: The Unreal World of UFOs by Bob Pratt: http://www.mufon.com/bob_pratt/triangles.html

Retrieved: September 7, 2011.

 

UFOCAT PRN – 117474

UFOCAT URN – 117474 Contact of the 5th Kind by Philip Imbrogno, p. 21, © 1997    

South America – Chile, Biobío

Penco                   Latitude 36-44-00 S, Longitude 072-59-00 W (D-M-S) [populated place]

Lirquén                 Latitude 36-43-00 S, Longitude 072-58-00 W [populated place]

Concepcion Bay    Latitude 36-42-00 S, Longitude 073-02-00 W [Bahía de Concepción – bay]

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

 



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