Chilean Navy still puzzled over UFO footage | Inquirer Technology

Chilean Navy still puzzled over UFO footage

/ 08:16 PM January 10, 2017

Its been almost three years since one pilot from the Chilean Navy caught footage of an unidentified flying object (UFO) in the country’s airspace, but the government body still could not put their finger around the situation.


The seemingly dubious craft—which was first sighted in November 2014 but was only shared to the public recently— was shot using an infrared camera during a routine coast patrol in broad daylight, according to The Huffington Post.

The supposed UFO was hovering high in the clouds before emitting what seemed to be a type of gas as it cruised along.


After unsuccessfully trying to communicate with it multiple times, the pilot tracked the craft from around 40 miles and reported it to nearby radar stations.

Even more surprising was that neither of them were able to detect the ‘UFO’ on their screens, despite being completely visible to the nearby navy choppers.

More so, no other aircraft were authorized to fly in the area where the aircraft was sighted, the report said.

The UFO sighting incident has been the subject of a thorough investigation by the Chilean government agency, the CEFAA (Comité de Estudios de Fenómenos Aéreos Anómalos), for the past two years.

However, its officials remain clueless about the matter, even after questioning the pilots, air traffic controllers, and radar operators who witnessed the levitating object.

“We do not know what it was, but we do not know what it was not,” director of CEFAA, General Ricardo Bermúdez, described the complexity of the incident in the report.

The executive added that even their organization’s cream-of-the-crop could not identify nor give out possible suggestions regarding the obscure vehicle.


“I was very impressed by these witnesses. They were highly trained professionals with many years’ experience, and they were absolutely certain that they could not explain what they saw,” he said.

As of this writing, the CEFAA is still seeking help from expert groups to resolve the mystery. Khristian Ibarrola

TOPICS: Chile, Chilean Navy, UFO, Viral
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