UFO SIGHTING REPORT
June 5th 2004
The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
June 8, 2004
Source: Diario La Segunda - Chile
Date: June 7, 2004
College Students Saw Strange Red Object
Three UNIACC students managed to capture red object over the
Malleco viaduct with their camcorder.
TEMUCO -- There was great expectation among residents of the
Collipulli community regarding the experiences of three college
students who claimed having seen and recorded an unidentified
flying object over the Malleco viaduct.
The sighting took place last Saturday and involved Alvaro
Zamora, Sergio Vidal and Cesar Arellano, audiovisual arts majors
at UNIACC who had been in the vicinity of Malleco making a
documentary about the viaduct. Around 18:00 hours, when darkness
began to fall over the area, and as the students waited for a
train to appear to complete their shooting for the day, a
scintillating red object appeared at moderate speed, crossing
the skies in a southward direction. According to local
eyewitnesses, the UFO flew oer the Chiguayhue hills, facing the
"We were able to see it for about 5 minutes," said the students.
"What's odd is that the object neither fell nor landed, and it
vanished behind the hills as swiftly as it appeared."
According to the students, the object moved slowly. "Another
important point is that the UFO suddenly vanished. We thought it
was a meteorite, but we realized that it never descended." The
sighting was recorded on video cameras and will almost surely be
requested from the students for analytical purposes by Santiago-
based specialists. While the sighting took place, some motorists
traveling along the road pulled over to get a better view of the
The students say that they will keep the tapes in their custody
until they return to Santiago, where they shall examine the
frame by frame. The object is still a source of excitment among
local resident and Chilean ufologists, who maintain that the
area is a sort of "corridor" for mysterious flying objects.
UFO sightings are nothing new in Malleco. This sector of Chile's
9th Region has been classified by specialists as a "UFO transit
corridor", which has been proven by the number of sightings that
have taken place in recent months. Residents of Collipulli and
Victoria have seen strange objects in the sky for which no
scientific explanation can be found. An object similar to the
one seen in Collipulli was reported only a few days ago by
motorists driving toward Victoria from a sector adjactent to
Translation (c) 2004 Scott Corrales
Institute of Hispanic Ufology
Special thanks to Gloria Coluchi.
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