Friday, 30 March 2012

UFO Magazine Interview (Excerpt):
Colonel Ariel Sánchez Ríos, Chairman of CRIDOVNI,
4 January 2012

(Revista UFO, Campo Grande, Brazil)

In this interview by the Brazilian UFO Magazine, Colonel Ariel Sánchez Ríos looks back at three decades of UFO research by CRIDOVNI and discusses the UFO research involvement of the Brazilian Air Force:

English translation:

Colonel Ariel Sánchez Ríos,
Uruguayan Air Force &
Chairman of CRIDOVNI
( photo)
UFO Website:

German Speaking Association for UFO Research (“Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für UFO-Forschung”)
was founded in June 1993:

Alexander Knörr is 1st Chairman of DEGUFO e.V.

English translation:

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UFO Article:
“Science and UFOs: Part 2 – Occam’s Rusty Razor”
by Robert L. Hastings, 24 March 2012

(The UFO Chronicles)

Many scientists offer uninformed opinions about the UFO phenomenon, Robert L. Hastings writes:

Robert L. Hastings,
U.S. UFO Author,
Lecturer & Researcher
( image)

Thursday, 29 March 2012

UFO Documentary Film Presentation:
“NASA’s Unexplained Files”
(Science Channel, Silver Spring, Maryland)

The documentary premiered (U.S.) on 27 March 2012.

“About the Show”:

“Bios: NASA’s Unexplained Files”:

Aerial view of Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
(Johnson_Space_Center) ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Kelly: Ex-UNO prof believes in God, UFOs”,
27 March 2012 (Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska)

This is an article about Dr. Jack Kasher, retired Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Nebraska at Omaha:

Kasher, a well-known UFO researcher, is featured in the Science Channel UFO documentary film, “NASA’s Unexplained Files.”

Dr. Jack Kasher, U.S. Physicist & UFO Researcher
( photo)

UFO News Article & Radio Report (in English):
“UFOs over Czech skies do battle with sceptics”,
29 March 2012 (Radio Prague, Prague, Czech Republic)

Radio Prague reports on the UFO sightings that occurred over the Czech Republic last weekend and the Czech UFO scene:

Map of Czech Republic (Czech_Rep_GB.gif)
( image)

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Official Uruguayan Government UFO Article:
“CRIDOVNI: Reseña histórica (Transcripción parcial de página del Ministerio de Defensa Uruguayo)”
(“CRIDOVNI: Historical overview (Partial transcript page from the Uruguayan Ministry of Defence)”)

by the General Command of the Uruguayan Air Force, Montevideo, Uruguay, 28 September 2003
(CRIFAT, Montevideo, Uruguay)

The article informs about the history of CRIDOVNI, the Commission for the Reception and Investigation of UFO Reports, and its working relationship with CRIFAT:

CRIFAT, the Regional Centre for Investigation of Aerospace and Terrestrial Phenomena, is a regional (non-governmental) UFO group that works in concert with CRIDOVNI. CRIFAT (founded on 13 April 2001) also investigates UFO cases in foreign countries, according to the article.

English translation:

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UFO Article (Blog):
“ ‘Go Capture That UFO’: The 1978 Puerto Belgrano CE-2”
by Carlos Alberto Iurchuk, 14 April 2011

Carlos Alberto Iurchuk writes about the September 1978 Puerto Belgrano Naval Base UFO incident:

Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, Argentina’s largest naval base, is situated near the city of Punta Alta, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

Punta Alta is located 577 kilometres (359 miles) south-west of Buenos Aires.

Photo of Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, Punta Alta, Argentina
( photo):

(Google Earth/ photo)

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

UFO TV News Magazine Report:
“Mutilaciones de ganado en Argentina”
(“Cattle mutilations in Argentina”)
(Unknown Date) (Tercer Milenio, Mexico)

Tercer Milenio presents interviews with several Argentine UFO/animal mutilation researchers:

Elias Kolev, Argentine UFO/animal mutilation Researcher
UFO News Article:
“UFO Sighting behind Great Falls Voyagers”,
19 January 2008

(KFBB ABC NewsChannel 5, Great Falls, Montana)

NewsChannel 5 reports on the Nicholas Mariana UFO film:

The 2 UFOs were filmed over Great Falls, Montana on 15 August 1950, at 11:25 a.m. MST.

NOTE: The article was created on 17 January 2008.

Nicholas Mariana

( freeze-frame)
UFO TV News Report:
“Unidentified Flying Object –

Strange lights recorded above Queensland town”,
(Unknown Date)

(Sunrise, Seven Network, Sydney, Australia)

Seven Network reports on the video of an alleged UFO:

Charlie Whaite filmed the unknown object over Amamoor (Queensland, Australia) with his surveillance video camera.

It’s not known when the UFO video was recorded.

UFO Documentary Film Trailers:
“Something Out There – NASA's Unexplained Files”
(Science Channel, Silver Spring, Maryland)

The documentary, “NASA's Unexplained Files,” focuses on the unknown objects which have been observed in Space by NASA astronauts:

James McDivitt, Aeronautical Engineer & NASA Astronaut
( photo)

Sunday, 25 March 2012

UFO TV News Magazine Report:
“General Bermúdez y el Fenómeno Aéreo en Chile”
(“General Bermúdez and

the Aerial Phenomenon in Chile”)
(Unknown Date) (Tercer Milenio, Mexico)

Tercer Milenio presents an interview with General Ricardo Bermúdez, Director of CEFAA, regarding the UFO research
work of CEFAA:

Jaime Maussan, Director of Tercer Milenio, interviewed Bermúdez during the 2012 International UFO Congress in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

General Ricardo Bermúdez (Ret.), Chilean Air Force, 
Director of CEFAA ( photo)
UFO TV Report:
The 1950 Chicago & Southern Air Lines UFO Incident

This is a TV report regarding the UFO sighting by Chicago & Southern Air Lines Captain Jack Adams and First Officer G. W. Anderson, Jr.:

The UFO was sighted over Stuttgart, Arkansas on 20 March 1950.

I also reported on this UFO case on 19 October 2010:


First Officer G. W. Anderson, Jr. (left) &
Captain Jack Adams

Saturday, 24 March 2012

UFO Video Interview:
Francis Ridge: “NICAP Supports Edwards Case”

NICAP coordinator Francis Ridge talks about the extraordinary
7 October 1965 Edwards Air Force Base (California) UFO incident:

This interview is featured in the Sci Fi Channel documentary film TV series, “UFO Hunters,” according to the video text.

I also reported on this UFO incident on 7 October 2010:



Francis Ridge,
NICAP Coordinator
UFO Article:
“Scientists and UFOs: They ARE interested”
by Alejandro Rojas, 7 January 2010
(, Tempe, Arizona)

Open Minds Radio host Alejandro Rojas writes about the history of science and the UFO phenomenon:

Alejandro Rojas,
U.S. Radio Host,
UFO Writer & Researcher
( photo)
UFO Article:
“Scientists and UFOs”

by Robert L. Hastings, 7 July 2009
(The UFO Chronicles)

A big part of this article deals with the UFO views of Dr. James E. McDonald, Senior Physicist, University of Arizona:

The late Dr. James E. McDonald,
U.S. Physicist &
UFO Researcher
( photo)

Friday, 23 March 2012

UFO Website (Blog):

The blog is run by Australian UFO researcher Bill Chalker:

Bill Chalker,
Australian Industrial Chemist,
UFO Author & Researcher
( photo)
UFO Article (Blog):
by Bill Chalker, 22 March 2012
(The OZ Files, Sydney, Australia)

Australian UFO researcher Bill Chalker informs about his new UFO blog, “SCIENCE and the UFO CONTROVERSY”:

( photo)
UFO News Article:
“UFO Reports Widespread”, 

16 October 1973
(The Milwaukee Journal, Wisconsin)

This is an article on several October 1973 UFO incidents that
occurred in Pine (Louisiana), Huntington (Indiana), the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Ohio:,3179444

Quote from the article:
“Sheriff’s deputies in P i n e, La., said they chased five red-orange flying objects 12 miles through woods late Monday and early Tuesday.

Deputy Michael Moore said the objects almost attacked a police car.

Multicolored objects also have been reported sighted the last two nights near Huntington, Ind., in the northern part of the sate.”

The village of Pine, Louisiana is situated 106 kilometres (66 miles) north of New Orleans.

“Huntington, Indiana” (

Satellite photo of Huntington, Indiana (
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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

UFO News Article:
“I Chased a UFO, Says Pilot”, 3 December 1973
(The Straits Times, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Piper pilot Riccardo Marano, 29, chased a spherical shaped UFO over Turin, Italy on 2 December 1973, according to the article:,3437886

The UFO was first detected by the radar (airport controllers alerted Marano) at Turin Airport (16 kilometres (10 miles) north of Turin) and was also sighted by the passengers and crew of an Alitalia airliner.

NOTE: The article is published by The Straits Times, not New Straits Times.

A mass UFO sighting occurred over Turin on 4 December 1973:


Turin (Torino) and the Piedmont (Piedmonte) Region, North-Western Italy experienced a lot of UFO activity in November
and December 1973, the UFO DNA website reports:

Turin-Caselle Airport, Turin, Italy
( photo)
UFO Radio Interview:
Peter Davenport: UFO Detection,
18 March 2012 (Coast to Coast AM)

Host George Knapp interviews NUFORC Director Peter Davenport regarding his proposal for detecting UFOs in the near-Earth environment and the latest NUFORC UFO reports:

The Peter Davenport interview starts at 80 minutes into the radio show.

(NUFORC image)
UFO Paper:
“Using Multistatic Passive Radar for Real-Time
Detection of UFOs In the Near-Earth Environment”
by Peter Davenport, 2004
(National UFO Reporting Center,
Davenport, Washington)

Peter Davenport presents his proposal for detecting UFOs in the near-Earth environment:

Wikipedia article: “National UFO Reporting Center”:

Peter Davenport,
Director of the
National UFO Reporting Center
( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Denuncian avistamiento de un OVNI sobre San José”
(“Reported sighting of a UFO over San José”),
11 February 2000 (LaRed21, Montevideo, Uruguay)

LaRed21 reports on a UFO sighting that occurred over San José (full name, San José de Mayo), Uruguay on 7 February 2000, at around 8:15 p.m.:

The UFO, which manoeuvred over the city for twenty minutes, was photographed and filmed by technicians from the TV channel, Canal 3 Colonia.

Five more San José residents reported UFO sightings at around 10:30 p.m.

English translation:

Map of Uruguay (
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Monday, 19 March 2012

UFO Documentary Film Trailer:
“OVNI, l’incroyable vérité” (“UFO, the incredible truth”)

The UFO documentary (90 minutes) was released on DVD on
1 September 2009:

Alain Guadalpi, co-director of the documentary,
“OVNI l’incroyable vérité”
( photo)
UFO TV News Report:
“Des OVNI en Paca?” (“UFO in Paca?”)
(Unknown Date)
(La Chaîne Marseille (LCM), Marseille, France)

LCM interviews co-director Alain Guadalpi regarding the French UFO documentary film, “OVNI, l’incroyable vérité” (“UFO, the incredible truth”):

Sunday, 18 March 2012

U.S. Government UFO Documents:
“Barry Goldwater UFO Documents”
(The Presidents UFO Website, Winnipeg, Canada)

Grant Cameron presents 145 UFO files and 36 non-UFO files:

Barry Goldwater letter to UFO researcher Leonard Stringfield:

The 1974-10 file.

Wikipedia article: “Barry Goldwater”:

The late Barry Morris Goldwater,
Major General in the U.S. Air Force Reserve,
U.S. Senator from Arizona (1953–1965, 1969–1987) (Republican)
UFO News Article:
“UFO reports high in Mohave County”, 17 March 2012
(Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, Arizona)

This is an article about UFO sightings in Mohave County, Western Arizona in 2009, 2010 and 2011:

Today's News-Herald also lists the number of UFO sightings in the other Arizona counties in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

County map of Arizona (
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UFO TV News Magazine Report:
“OVNIs En el Volcán Popocatépetl:

Antonio Cisneros, Enero del 2012”
(“UFOs In the Popocatépetl Volcano:

Antonio Cisneros, January 2012”),
(Unknown Date) (Tercer Milenio, Mexico)

Tercer Milenio informs on a UFO video and UFO freeze-frames from a video recorded by U.S. citizen Antonio Cisneros:

Antonio Cisneros,
U.S. UFO Researcher
UFO News Article:
“Ovnis: 10 % des phénomènes

observés sont non identifiés”
(“UFOs: 10% of the observed

phenomena are not identified”),
13 March 2012 (20 Minutes France, Paris, France)

20 Minutes reports on the UFO research work of GEIPAN:

GEIPAN (Groupe d'Études et d'Informations sur les Phénomènes
Aérospatiaux Non-identifiés) is a UAP (UFO) research and information group within the French space agency, CNES
(Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales).

English translation:

Friday, 16 March 2012

UFO TV News Report:
UFO Photographed Over the Santiaguito Volcano
(Unknown Date)
(Primera Línea, Región+, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala)

Región+ presents two photos of a hovering UFO:

The unknown object was photographed over the Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala on 3 January 2009, according to the OVNIs y Extraterrestres blog:

UFO News Article:
“Incident attributed to a UFO”, 6 January 1995
(Sun-Journal, Lewiston, Maine)

The Sun-Journal reports on an alleged 3 January 1995 (at 5:45 a.m.) East Dixfield, Western Maine UFO incident and a Bangor, Maine area UFO flap (22 UFO incidents in December 1994 and January 1995):,937376

The article continues on page 52 (Google News).

The village of East Dixfield is situated 13 kilometres (8 miles) east of Dixfield.

NOTE: The newspaper date is 6 January 1995.

Map of Maine (maine-road-map)
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UFO News Article:
“UFOs seen over Spain”, 2 January 1982
(Spokane Daily Chronicle, Washington)

This is an article regarding UFO sightings that occurred over Spain in 1981:,284605

I also reported on the 1981 Spanish UFO incidents on
19 November 2011, but this article presents more information
about the August 1981 Iberia airliner UFO incident.

The captain sighted the large UFO (over Spain’s Atlantic coast) and received radar signals from the object, according to the article.

Map of Spain (map-of-spain)
( image)
UFO Article:
“Science and UFOs: Part 1—
The Condon Committee Con Job”
by Robert L. Hastings, 14 March 2012
(The UFO Chronicles)

Robert L. Hastings reports on the research work of the Condon Committee (1966-1968) and its antagonists:

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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Private UFO Video:
UFO over Mansfield, England, 23 August 1994

This UFO video has featured in multiple British TV programmes, according to DBarkerTV2010:

The self-luminous, triangular shaped UFO was filmed over Mansfield, UK on 23 August 1994 (not 23 March) by Daryl Spence.

The footage is made available through the Phenomenon Research Association, Derby, UK.

Mansfield is situated 21 kilometres (13 miles) north of Nottingham.

Map of East Midlands, England, UK
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UFO TV Programme:
Omar Fowler Discusses Mansfield Triangle UFO Sighting
(Unknown Date) 
(Mysteries of the Unexplained, BBC, London, UK)

BBC interviews UK UFO researcher Omar Fowler about the

23 August 1994 Mansfield, UK UFO video:

The video was recorded by Daryl Spence.

Omar Fowler (left),
UK UFO Researcher
( image)
UFO TV News Report:
“Aniversario del primer avistamiento OVNI”
(”Anniversary of the first UFO sighting”)
3 July 2011 (Chilevisión (CTV), Santiago, Chile)

The TV report contains several UFO photos and a short interview with General (Ret.) Ricardo Bermúdez, Director of CEFAA:

General Ricardo Bermúdez, Chilean Air Force (Ret.) &
Director of CEFAA ( ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Best picture ever of UFO was taken over Perthshire..
but Government officials shredded it, claims expert ”
13 March 2012 (Daily Record, Glasgow, UK)

The Daily Record presents an interview with UFO researcher
Nick Pope regarding a UFO photo that was taken over Calvine, Northern Perthshire, UK:

Nick Pope, the former Head of the UK MoD's UFO Office
(1991-1994), UFO Author, Lecturer & Researcher

Map of Perthshire, UK (perth-map.gif)
( image)
UFO TV News Report:
“Analizan avistamientos de Ovnis en Chile”
(“Analysing UFO sightings in Chile”),
13 March 2012 (Chilevisión (CTV), Santiago, Chile)

This is a TV report on the research work of CEFAA, the UFO committee of the Chilean Air Force:

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Sunday, 11 March 2012

UFO Mailing List Post:
“Rare UFO Book On Line”
by Dave Haith, 3 March 2012
(UFO UpDates, Toronto, Canada)

Isaac Koi presents the book, “On Pilots and UFOs” (1997) on the Above Top Secret website, Dave Haith informs:

The book is written by the late Dr. Willy Smith.

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UFO Mailing List Post:
“UFO Data Magazine Collection Download”
by Isaac Koi, 10 March 2012
(UFO UpDates, Toronto, Canada)

Isaac Koi reports that the UFO Data website has recently made available all issues of the UFO Data Magazine (UK) as free downloads:

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UFO News Article:
“General (R) Ricardo Bermúdez: ‘Quisiera tener

una experiencia ufológica, pero no he visto’ ”
(“General (R) Ricardo Bermúdez: ‘I wish I had

a UFO experience, but I have not seen (a UFO)’ ”,
4 February 2010 (El Martutino, Valparaiso, Chile)

El Martutino reports on a 4-5 February 2010 Viña del Mar (Chile) UFO conference:

The CEFAA (Committee for the Study of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena) members General (Ret.) Ricardo Bermúdez and Captain Rodrigo Bravo participated in the conference.

English translation:

Captain Rodrigo Bravo (left), Chilean Army and General (Ret.) Ricardo Bermúdez (second left), Chilean Air Force ( ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Otro OVNI en Santiago?”
(“Another UFO in Santiago?”), 10 March 2012

(Nuevo Diario, Santiago del Estero, Argentina)

A Nuevo Diario photojournalist photographed an unknown
object over the 8 April district, Santiago del Estero, Argentina
on 9 March 2012, Nuevo Diario informs:

English translation:

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Saturday, 10 March 2012

UFO TV News Magazine Report:
“OVNIS y La Fuerza Aérea de Uruguay”
(“UFOs and the Uruguayan Air Force”)
(Tercer Milenio, Mexico)

This is a TV report about the research work of CRIDOVNI (Commission for the Reception and Investigation of UFO Reports), the UFO commission of the Uruguayan Air Force (FAU):

Colonel Ariel Sánchez Ríos,
Uruguayan Air Force &
Chairman of CRIDOVNI
( photo)
UFO TV News Magazine Report:
“El fenómeno OVNI en 1991 y el programa

de Nino Canun, Y usted que Opina?”
(“The UFO phenomenon in 1991 and the programme

of Nino Canun, Y usted que Opina?”) (Unknown Date)
(Tercer Milenio, Mexico)

Tercer Milenio reports on two “Y usted que Opina?” (Mexico’s Channel 9) TV programmes:

The 7-8 June 1991 and 19-20 July 1991 programmes went on for 8 hours and 11 hours and 10 minutes, respectively.

UFO TV News Report:
“Informe Especial OVNI”
(“Special UFO Report”), 26 November 2010
Telenoche, Monte Carlo TV Canal 4, 
Montevideo, Uruguay)

Monte Carlo TV Canal 4 informs on the research work of CRIDOVNI (Commission for the Reception and Investigation of UFO Reports), the UFO commission of the Uruguayan Air Force (FAU):

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UFO TV News Report:
“Misterio por sobrevuelo de objeto extraño”
(“Mysterious overflight by strange object”)
(Unknown Date)
(Caracol TV, Noticias Caracol, Bogotá, Colombia)

Noticias Caracol reports on the UFO video of Colombian Air Force pilot Julio Cepeda:

The UFO was filmed over Bogotá, Colombia on 17 December 2004.