Go Back Report # 980

Prior to 1995   

CISU Case: 237           
Location: Isola di Vulcano (ME)           
Category: C)
Objects that come out of the water (it does not matter if they subsequently go back into the water)         
Evaluation: Insufficient information    
Original Source: Pinotti “Oggetti sommersi non identificati” ed.
Olimpia, pp. 71/72.  

Sighting Description: Nel 1995, mentre Roberto Pinotti si trovava in vacanza, ricevette la testimonianza di una signora che alcuni anni prima aveva osservato, di sera, un enorme corpo luminoso che dopo essere emerso dal mare e decollato a pelo d’acqua, era volato via nel silenzio più assoluto.    

Sighting Description: While Roberto Pinotti was on holiday in 1995, he heard the testimony of a woman who on one evening several years ago had seen a huge luminous mass emerge from the sea, take off from the surface of the water, and then fly away without making a sound.     

Reference for the above text is: USOCAT by The Italian Center for UFO Studies (CISU), © 1996 by Marco Bianchini. http://www.cisu.org/   


Europe – Italy, Sicilia (Sicily), Messina.
Body of water is the Tyrrhenian Sea.  
Isola Vulcano   Latitude 38-24-00 N, Longitude 014-58-00 E (D-M-S) [island]
Reference: http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmaviewer/    

Note: Isola Vulcano
is a small volcanic island about 16 miles (25 km) north of Sicily and is the southernmost of the eight Aeolian Islands.  

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