Go Back Report # 820

11-11-1948                                       Online Translation     

CISU Case: 219

Location: Strait of Messina

Category D: Objects in navigation or objects that stop on the surface of the water.

Evaluation: Insufficient information

Original Source: “Notiziario di Messina” del 13/11/1948; Scheda S.U.F. n. 5658.       

Sighting Description: Un oggetto fu visto navigare sul pelo dell’acqua. Aveva una velocità elevata e con il suo movimento affiorava continuativamente. Erano le ore 10 circa della mattina ed attraversò tutto lo stretto. Testimoni furono numerosi cittadini di Reggio Calabria.          

Sighting Description: An object was seen sailing on the surface of the water. It had a high speed and with its motion emerged continuously. It was approximately 10 in the morning and it crossed the entire strait. Witnesses were numerous citizens of the Calabria Region.                                   

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

UFOCAT PRN – NONE           

Europe - Italy

Strait of Messina          Latitude 38-15-00 N, Longitude 15-35-00 E (D-M-S)

Reggio di Calabria        Latitude 38-19-00 N, Longitude 16-05-00 E [Province – ADMR]

Reggio di Calabria        Latitude 38-06-00 N, Longitude 15-39-00 E [City – PPL]

Reference: http://gnswww.nga.mil/geonames/GNS/index.jsp            


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