Sunday, 15 January 2012

Air Traffic Control Communication:
The Carlos Antonio de los Santos Montiel UFO Incident, 3 May 1975

This is a recording of the Mexican pilot Carlos Antonio de los Santos Montiel’s Mayday call to Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport, Mexico City, Mexico:

The UFO incident occurred over the Ajusco mountain range (south of Mexico City).

Carlos Antonio de los Santos Montiel (centre)
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UFO News Article:
“Pilot In Small Plane Terrified –

Air Controllers Spot Image Of UFO On Radar”,
9 May 1975 (Times-Union, Warsaw, Indiana)

The article reports on the 3 May 1975 Carlos Antonio de los Santos Montiel UFO encounter over the Ajusco mountain range (south of Mexico City).

Quote from the article:
“Julio Interian and Emilio Estanol said Thursday they watched on two separate screens from the control of the Benito Juarez International airport as ‘an unidentified object’ sped along at the side of a tiny Piper plane.

The plane’s pilot, Carlos Antonio de los Santos Montiel, 23, said three UFO’s accompanied him for about 10 minutes as he flew at 15,000 feet towards the airport Saturday.”,1415942

View of Cumbres del Ajusco National Park from Mexico City
( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Photograph, chase UFOs –
Mysterious lights remain unexplained –

Pilot Spots UFO”
23 April 1973
(The Southeast Missourian, Cape Girardeau, Missouri)

The Southeast Missourian reports on UFO sightings over South-East Missouri and presents an interview with UFO witness Kenneth Pingle, a commercial pilot:,5320179

Quote from the article:
“Kenneth Pingle, a commercial pilot with more than 5,000 flying hours to his credit, and a student, Marvin Colyer, reported sighting an object on April 12 about 10:30 p.m. which is similar to the one photographed.

Mr. Pingle said he was about to land his single-engine plane at the Farmington Airport when he and his student first saw the strange light off the left wing tip.”

The article starts on page 21 (Google News).

NOTE: The newspaper date is 23 April 1973.

“Farmington, Missouri” (

Aerial view of Farmington Regional Airport, Missouri
( photo)