February 26, 2004
Location: Pisco, Peru
flying abeam Pisco, Peru, we noticed 3 very bright large
objects. They were not moving much. They passed by us
at a distance of 20-30 miles at approximately 20,000 ft.
We were at 31,000 ft. There were 4 crewmembers on our
B767-300ER. All noticed it. There also was a Mexicana
Airliner overhead that noticed the objects as well. We
called the local airt traffic controllers in Lima, and
they did not see them on radar.
Photographs of the bright objects taken by airline pilot
3 VERY BRIGHT OBJECTS IN THE SKY
Posted: 3/16/2004 10:27:30 p.m.
Duration: 10 mins.
No. of Witnesses: 6
No. of Object(s): Multiple
Description and Details
FLYING ABEAM PISCO PERU, WE NOTICED 3 VERY BRIGHT LARGE
OBJECTS. THEY WERE NOT MOVING MUCH. THEY PASSED BY US
AT A DISTANCE OF 20-30 MILESAT APPROXIMATE 20000 FT. WE
WERE AT 31000 FEET. THERE WERE 4 CREWMEMBERS ON OUR B767-300ER.
ALL NOTICED IT. THERE ALSO WAS A MEXICANA AIRLINER OVERHEAD
THAT NOTICED THE OBJECTS AS WELL.
WERE TOO LARGE TO BE SHIPS. THEY WERE OVER THE OCEAN.
AND VERY BRIGHT. WE CALLED THE LOCAL AIRTRAFFIC CONTROLLERS
IN LIMA AND THE DID NOT SEE THEM ON RADAR."
PILOT. RATED ON B737 B757 B767
Reported To: LIMA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
Location: MIAMI, FL, USA