March 21st 2003

More UFOs Seen in Chile

Source: Terra.cl

The wave of UFO sightings in Chile continues to be ongoing since it began on mid February. On March 21, several flying objects were observed at around noon in the area of Providencia, in Santiago. According to many eyewitnesses and television footage, the object appeared along with a group of lights in the northeast part of the city.

A television camera crew interviewed several eyewitnesses. According to them, the object was very big, circular in shape, very bright, and it seemed to be accompanied by other smaller objects. Some eyewitness reported seeing up to seven objects around it. The smaller objects appeared to be spheres.

Roberto Rasse was one of the eyewitnesses. "At first, I didn't know what to make of it. It was strange because it happened right when the war with Iraq started. I called a friend of mine that knows about UFOs and told him to bring his binoculars. When he saw it using the binoculars, he said that there were many smaller objects around it, around 50 of them. Then, it flew away very rapidly," he said. After taking a better look with the binoculars, Cristian Aguirre, said that the main object did not appear to be solid.

It appeared to change shape. According to some reports, the air force said that the objects were not seen on radar.

On the day before, another UFO was seen in the city of Calama. An eyewitness by the name of Rodrigo Castillo reported seeing the flying object when he was driving from Calama to the neighboring city of Antofagasta, in northern Chile. According to him, the object followed his truck for about two minutes.

"It was about nine o'clock at night. As I was driving, I noticed a very bright object in the sky. It suddenly began to get closer to my truck.

It had an intense brightness. It continued following me for about two minutes.

I stopped the truck, and the object kept on moving in the direction I was traveling. It did not emit any sound. It was not an airplane because it was very quiet. After I stopped, it was gone within seconds," said Castillo.

Translation by Mario Andrade

Reports gathered by Jaime Ferrer, Calama UFO Center

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