Date: 20 April 1959
Place: Rhodes Island
Description: Officers of the Port Authorities
of Rhodes observed a luminous flying object emitting red-green flames. The UFO approached from NE and
finally fell into the sea off the NW coast of Rhodes. Its fall was
accompanied by a large explosion and emission of green flames.
newspaper, 22.4.1959 (April 22, 1959).
This 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
Europe – Greece. Body of water is the Mediterranean Sea.
Rhodes Island Latitude
36-10 N, Longitude 28-00 E (D-M)
Rhodes Latitude 36-26 N, Longitude 28-13 E [City]
This reference - Greece Gazetteer prepared in the Office
of Geography, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., September 1955