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Anomalous Aerial Phenomena in Arica

publicado a la‎(s)‎ 18 ene. 2019 6:37 por Plataforma Sites Dgac   [ actualizado el 20 ago. 2020 11:19 ]
In December, 2018, the Committee for Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena, CEFAA, gave a lecture to staff of the Chacalluta International Airport, in Arica, and met with academics and Carabineros (the Chilean police).
Chacalluta International Airport's Control Tower

The airport's Chief, Miguel Morales Novillo, receiving CEFAA.

Hugo Camus P. gives a lecture to Chacalluta's aeronautic personnel.

DGAC keeps a permanent watch for the aerial operations' safety. In the photo, Air Traffic Controller Matías Sánchez A. 
Completing the diffusion and work’s CEFAA agenda for 2018, the Committee’s Director, Hugo Camus Palacios, gave a lecture on the historical Arica cases to staff from different sections of the Chacalluta International Airport.

For almost two hours reports from 1983 to 2018 were analyzed. Among them, there was the report of unidentified flying objects during the last days of March and first days of April of 1997 that led to the creation of CEFAA.

CEFAA also showed part of a recent interview to pilot Jorge Silva, who along with other three aircraft surveying for fish and aeronautical personnel observed a luminous phenomenon on June 9, 1983.

Airport Security Personnel, from the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Extinguish, electronics, from ARO office and aeronautic staff from different specialties had an active participation in the lecture, asking about the phenomenon and sharing personal experiences.
 
CEFAA also spoke about the phenomenon’s different features and the national statistics, which shows that more than 72% of the reports received by CEFAA have an explanation, that around 23% is pending because of lack of testimonies and proof and only about 4 or 5% remains unexplained.

University, library, Carabineros

Besides the lecture, CEFAA’s Director met the airport Chief, Mr. Miguel Morales Novillo, Air Traffic Controllers, ARO Office personnel and Carabineros de Chile, with whom he spoke about cases, experiences and the Committee’s work process and investigation.
 
Camus asked the airport staff members for collaboration by giving information on these kind of phenomena, and he also gave away posters and information material.
 
He also held meetings with Daniel Castillo, in charge of the Historical Archive Vicente Dagnino, at Universidad de Tarapacá, and with Biblioteca Pública Municipal Alfredo Wormald’s staff, to whom he gave information material and posters for students.
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