later, on the 8th of July, a
fireball with a red tail fell into the Orinoco River near Mapire,
Anzoategui, Venezuela. It was seen by many people and several rushed to the
river to look for it, but nothing was found in this instance either.
two incidents [See 03-23-1957-CF-]
admittedly could have involved meteors, but the speed of the fall would
seem to preclude this explanation.
This reference: UFOs
Over the Americas by Jim and Coral Lorenzen, p. 51, © 1968
UFOCAT PRN 56816
UFOCAT URN 28265 Pablo Petrowitsch investigation files,
no date of publication
UFOCAT URN 56816 UFOs Over the Americas by Jim and
Coral Lorenzen, p. 53, © 1968
South America Venezuela, Anzoategui
Orinoco River Latitude
8-37 N, Longitude 62-15 W (D-M) [Río Orinoco]
Mapire Latitude 7-45 N, Longitude 64-42 W
9-00 N, Longitude 64-30 W [ADMD/State]
Reference: Venezuela Gazetteer, prepared in the Office
of Geography, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., August 1961.
UFO Location (UFOCAT)
Latitude 7.75 N, Longitude 64.70 W (D.%)