- Mexico: Airbus A-320 Flies Near UFO
- Source: www.analuisacid.com
- Date: 01.21.2010
- Mexico: Airbus A-320 Flies Near UFO
- A Report from Prof. Ana Luisa Cid
- On Monday, January 18, 2010, a Mexicana de Aviaciaon
Airbus-A320 flew close to a UFO as it went over Xochimilco, according to
Alfonso Salazar (UFO researcher and aviation technician)
- This occurred as the airliner made its climbing maneuvers
to achieve an appropriate altitude for a straight and level flight. The
time was 11:55 a.m.
- The Mexican airliner flew some 200 meters form a spherical,
seemingly metallic object that changed colors (from aluminum gray to brilliant
red). The aircraft was heading east of Mexico City while the object headed
- According to unofficial data, and under excellent meteorological
conditions, the UFO was detected visually as it flew at an approximate
altitude of 10,000 meters.
- Personnel from MCIA (Mexico City International Airport)
had access to the information. It is worth noting that this area, particularly
the one near Xochimilco, has become known for its reports of similar objects:
metallic spheres that fly over the water, nearly touching the canal's surface.
- UFOs were recorded on previous days (January 16 and 17)
in the air corridor near the Airport: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUKX6ryqQ_U
- (Translation (c) 2010 S. Corrales, IHU. Special thanks
to Ana Luisa Cid)
- Argentina: The 1972 Dugour-Berlingieri Abduction
- By Oscar A. Uriondo
- From "Gaceta OVNI" 1101
- Translated by S. Corrales, IHU
- The details of this case involving two high-level
officials with a prominent Argentinean banking institution were made
known by this author over two decades ago in a specialized Spanish publication.
Nonetheless, we found it interesting to republish it now, but from a different
perspective, according to the knowledge on the UFO phenomenon that has
been accepted since then and which provide us with a more sophisticated
view of the case.
- Let us recall, then, that on an unspecified day in May
1972, Messrs. Ivo Dugour and Nestor Berlingeri, who at the time were managers
of the Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, headquartered in Capital
Federal, headed from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata along National Highway
2. These trips to the interior of the country were done frequently due
to banking activities.
- We learned of this case through Mr. Ruben Luzuriaga,
a colleague and friend of the aforementioned parties. It was thanks to
their intercession that we managed to speak with the parties, overcoming
their initial reticence about discussing an event that was perhaps too
fantastic for conventional understanding. Thus, we were able to interview
them separately and collect their respective versions of the shared experience.
- Dugour's Account
- They had left Mar del Plata around 12:30 a.m. after a
frugal repast during which no alcohol was consumed. Berlingeri was driving
the car a Ford Falcon while Dugour nodded off in the passenger's
- Suddenly, after some 30 minutes of driving time, the
driver stated that he was overcome with sleep, pulled over and parked.
Before falling asleep, Berlingeri closed the windows and lowered the safety
locks on both doors. He turned off the engine and tucked the keys into
his pants' pocket. After this, Dugour remembers nothing more.
- He was suddenly awakened by his companion's screams,
saying: "The engine's off!" He then saw that the car was coasting
slowly down the middle of the road. They tested the lights, which operated
normally. Then, recalling that his friend had placed the keys in his pocket,
reminded him. [Berlingeri] was then able to start the car.
- It was only then that both men realized that the car
had been traveling at a speed of some 20-30 kmh without the engine running.
The fact was much more surprising by the fact that no parking brake had
been applied they were in a perfectly flat area with no noticeable
grade. When they reached [the town] of Dolores, an excited Berlingeri told
what had just happened to a gas station attendant. To the contrary, Dugour
was extremely calm and sleepy.
- After setting in motion once more, this time with Dugour
doing the driving, this witness started to feel a very strange and unpleasant
sensation in his head: a tingling similar to that of a leg that has fallen
asleep. He remained that way for a long time, and was forced to drive very
- Berlingeri's Account
- His story coincides with that of Dugour until the moment
in which he pulls over to the curb and parks the car. On the other hand,
he does not remember closing the windows or safety locks, or even putting
the keys away.
- He fell asleep instantly and when he woke up, found himself
holding the steering wheel with both hands as the Ford Falcon moved down
the highway, which was utterly deserted at that time. Berlingeri figures
that they slept about two hours, judging by the time it took them to reach
Dolores. Neither Berlingeri nor Dugour have been able to specify the place
where they parked, perhaps because they were too confused to have a precise
idea of their location. They only believe that they may have been parked
some 30 km from Maipú. Nor were they able to judge the distance
covered by the car during the period in which they were asleep. It is interesting
to note that the sleepiness that overcame the witnesses was very intense
and unusual, as both men are accustomed to such nocturnal journeys.
- Finally, at no point did Dugour or Berlingeri see unexplained
luminous phenomena or strange noises. It should be noted that the narrated
incident, at first blush, does not show any clear links to the UFO phenomenon
in its broadest and most familiar manifestations to the media and the public
- There is no valid reason to question the truthfulness
of both protagonists in this strange case. At no time did they try to publicize
their experience; on the contrary, it was not made known to any media outlet.
Only a few people friends of the parties involved-ever got to hear
about it. Even the witnesses were reluctant to discuss the episode with
colleagues for obvious reasons.
- Whether the experience can be explained as dream-like
or hallucinatory experience, it is highly improbable that this would occur
to two people simultaneously, and in a coinciding and even complementary
- The hierarchy of credibility of Messrs. Dugour and Berlingeri
seems unquestionable due to the aforementioned circumstances, and the direct
contact that the author had with them.
- In the initial article in which this case was made known,
we suggested that the production of unusual effects tied to the incident
could have been related to some kind of force field, exercised deliberately
or as an involuntary effect of the UFO's propulsion system (bearing in
mind that none were seen in this case). However, we now believe that this
explanation is decidedly lacking and skirts the main problem. If the autonomous
motion of the car suggests the action of some external force, the anomalous
core persists: What happened during the two hours in which both men were
asleep? What caused both men to fall into a deep sleep, so quickly and
without a reasonable explanation?
- We believe that the answer to such questions leads to
a serious consideration of a less common and surprising possibility: that
Dugour and Berlingeri had an abduction experience.
- The author did not invoke such a hypothesis at the time,
but the subject of abductions was not as widespread then as it is today,
when it has achieved abusive (and obsessive) levels. Remember that up to
the 1980s, the matter of abductions had gone overlooked and with the exception
of the Villas Boas case -- made known by Flying Saucer Review in October
1964, and the [Betty and Barney] Hill case, published by Fuller, J.C. in
The Interrupted Journey, 1966 was almost ignored at the popular level.
- In honor to the truth, it is not possible to slant the
existence of certain data suggesting on the one hand the similarity of
the reactions of the witnesses with physiological effects that are customarily
tied to UFO manifestations, such as: temporary loss of consciousness, lethargy,
tingling in the head and unspecified organic malaise. On the other hand,
they bolster the hypothesis of a true abduction experience.
- For example, during classic abduction events, the initial
moment tends to come about during a car trip along empty roads between
midnight and 5 a.m. The Dugour-Berlingeri case shares these same strictures.
The amnesia that often affects abduction experiencers the so-called
"missing time" also befell the protagonists of the incident
under consideration. The atypical aspect would be the absence of any light
- Finally, did an abduction really take place? Available
data only allows us to sketch out this hypothesis. Unfortunately, the possibility
did not exist at the time to recover the "missing time" episode
through hypnosis, as is done in current research. Therefore, if that was
the right approach to secure a reliable answer, we will never know for
certain what happened to Dugour and Berlingeri in the two hours of their
fantastic interrupted journey.