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UFO Sighting Report - Chile

April 7th 2007 : Tierra de Campeones Stadium, Iquique, Tarapacá

The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
April 11, 2007

SOURCES: Diario La Segunda and La Estrella de Iquique(Chile)
DATE: 4/11/07

CHILE: UFOs Reported Over Iquique

Two unidentified flying objects (UFOs) were recorded Saturday night from the Tierra de Campeones stadium during a match between Municipal Iquique and Temuco.

A journalist for a sports channel managed to capture the image and only became aware of the phenomenon two days later upon reviewing the recording. He realized that two UFOs could be seen flying very close to the moon.

The reporter was shocked when he inspected the images. According to his story, his attention was drawn to the brightness of the Moon as it appeared over Alto Hospicio. Due to this, he trained a high-resolution digital camera on Earth's satellite for 15 seconds. He was in the stadium and focused toward the east in the vicinity of Hospicio.

There was nothing unusual at the time, but when he checked the images for editing, he noticed that two lights were moving along at high speed near the Moon, from north to south. They vanished quickly. The video was inspected by this newspaper and two white lights can indeed by seen to pass swiftly near the Moon.

Everything points to UFOs. This acquires even more strength by the information furnished to the Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil at the Diego Aracena airport, as three airplanes took off from this facility toward Arica and Miami at 22:15, 22:30 and 22:45 respectively.

Air traffic controller Patricio Celedón indicated that there is no air traffic in the area where the sighting took place. It is not a customary route, since the ones used follow the coast and not the mountain range. "If images of that type were really observed, then we would be dealing with a UFO.

(Translation (c) 2007 S. Corrales, INEXPLICATA. Special thanks to Guillermo Gimenez, Planeta UFO)

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