The Bariloche Mystery | Pilots See ‘Impossible’ Object

Sep 27, 2020

July 31st, 1995. A Boeing 727 carrying 102 passengers is on final approach to the airport of San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. According to the radio transcripts, flight crew and personnel on the ground witnessed a rapid-moving, luminous…something. In the pilot’s words, “the object has bright flashing lights…this…is…we think it’s a flying saucer.” How many trained observers saw this? Did it perform an “impossible” maneuver seemingly defying the laws of physics? And what did the Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Argentine Air Force) conclude this was? One of the most interesting and truly lesser known strange encounters is covered in this weekly episode of It’s [redacted].


Declassified files via CEFORA:

Mention in COMETA report:

NARCAP report

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Boeing 727-200 model: