The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
September 16, 2004
SOURCE: El Sureño
DATE: September 15, 2004
WITNESSES CLAIM SEEING FIREBALL CRASH BEHIND THE MARTIAL GLACIER
This occurred last night and could be seen from various parts of the city. A witness who was able to see the phenomenon is a scientist with CONICET. The possibility of a flare was dismissed due to its size. Numerous phone calls were made to Civil Defense.
USHUAIA -. Severak residents of the city of Ushuaia saw a fireball fall from the sky last night after 20:00 hrs., resulting in an incessant number of phone calls to emergency services centers.
One of these witnesses happneed to be Dr. Rogelio Acevedo, a geologist who is a scientific researchers with CONICET, whom at the time was taking his son to School No. 13 and saw the “bolide” at the level of the Martial Glacier but behind it.
The scientist said that it was a mass of white, green and yellow hues, although this is the least important aspect. Regarding the possibility that it could be a flare, he dismissed it on account of its size.
But this man, an expert in the field, was not the only witness to the space phenomenon. Although many people contacted the Municipal Civil Defense to ask questions, they said the colors were of different shades. Again, not a significant consideration.
A resident of the outskirts of Ushuaia maintained that he can determine the area where this object fell, since he has cattle in the area. The man claimed having heard an explosion after seeing this object fall. The possibility that it could have been a meteorite has not been dismissed.
The possibility of a rescue group visiting the site to ascertain the nature of the object was being discussed last night.
Translation (c) 2004.
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