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Flying saucers in Argentina, 1965:

This article was published in the daily newspaper The News-Herald, Panama City, USA, on July 18, 1965.

'Flying Saucer' Sighted Again

BUENOS AIRES (UPI) -- An unidentified flying object was spotted Saturday over the Rio Plata, the 28-mile wide river that divides Argentina and Uruguay.

Six persons walking on a deserted beach near Colonia, Uruguay, spotted the object. The spotting of the object from Uruguay followed by 15 hours sightings of several unidentified flying objects over Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital situated across the river from Colonia.

Scattered reports of flying objects were reported elsewhere this month. On July 10, a peasant couple in a village near Oporto, the second largest in Portugal, reported seeing a pinkish unidentified object in the sky. They said they saw the object at the same time some static broke out on their radio.

The day before, members of the staff at the Santa Maria airport in the Azores, said that for 45 minutes they observed an unidentified object. The deputy airport manager was among those who reported seeing it.

Airport authorities said electro magnetic clocks stopped for 10 minutes while the cylindrical white object was overhead.

A plane was sent up to observe the object, but it reported no success.

The sightings here Friday and Saturday brought fresh interest in "plates voladores", the Spanish term for "flying saucers" that have been reported for the past month in various parts of the southern tip of South America.

One of the six who spotted the flying object from Uruguay, Jose Luis Alvarez Larrauma, 17, of Colonia, told Uruguayan police the object he saw was cigar-shaped, reddish in color and about 10 meters (32 feet) above the river and not far out from the beach. He said it moved upward when he started running toward it and left behind a trail of white vapor similar to that of a Jet engine. The other five persons in the party, two of whom were adults, confirmed his story.

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