Go Back Report # 997
12-23-1978

12-23-1978                           Professional Translation       

CISU Case: 247

Location: Al largo di Palermo [Along the coast of Palermo]

Category: D (Navigation aids, or objects standing still on the water surface)

Evaluation: Possible riflesso  [Possible reflection]

Original Source: E-mail di Pietro Torre a Marco Bianchini.       

Sighting Description: In relazione al tragico incidente aereo di Punta Ráisi, č saltata fuori anche la notizia che verso le ore 23 alcune persone videro un oggetto volante a forma di cappello; in seguito vennero scorte alcune luci sul mare che i piloti di un aereo di linea scambiarono per la pista di atterraggio, andando a finire in mare con tutto l’aereo. Nell’incidente perirono 108 persone.  

Sighting Description: In relation to the tragic air accident at Punti Raisi, it came to light that at around 11.00pm several people saw a hat-shaped flying object. Later on some lights appeared on the surface of the sea, which the airline pilots mistook for runway lights. They consequently flew the plane into the sea and the accident killed 107 people.                                             

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

UFOCAT PRN – NONE           

Europe – Italy, Sicilia. Body of water Tyrrhenian Sea

Palermo     - Latitude 38-07-00 N, Longitude 13-22-00 E (D-M-S)

Reference: http://www.fallingrain.com/world/            

Punta Ráisi - Latitude 38-07-00 N, Longitude 13-21-00 E [Airport 13 Naut. Miles West of Palermo]

http://www.world-airport-codes.com/Italy/punta-raisi-5608.html      


 



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