Unidentified flying objects were seen in the sky around 8:30 a.m. causing great expectation among residents of Orizaba and Cordoba. Hundreds of residents of the Cordoba-Orizaba area were witnesses to a seldom-seen spectacle. For several minutes, numerous unidentified flying objects were witnessed in the skies above.
The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
October 29, 2004
Source: El Sol de Orizaba
Date: October 28, 2004
Mexico: UFO's Over Orizaba And Cordoba, Veracruz
Unidentified flying objects were seen in the sky around 8:30
a.m. causing great expectation among residents of Orizaba and
Hundreds of residents of the C=F3rdoba-Orizaba area were witnesses
to a seldom-seen spectacle. For several minutes, numerous
unidentified flying objects were witnessed in the skies above.
It all started a little after 8:00 a.m. as students from a
school who were meeting for their morning assembly saw some
white dots in the sky that resembled balloons. The unusual event
also happened to attract the attention of parents and teachers
and some people on the street. A principal teacher of the
Constitucion de 1917 high school located on Avenida 11, said
that the objects were 5 or 7 at first, and finally totalled 14
"They were white, not shiny like stars. They moved in a circle
at first and then they headed single file toward Orizaba"
remarked the witness, adding that both students and teachers
alike witnessed the event, which lasted some 25 minutes. Also in
Orizaba, at the Carlos Cardenas Rojas primary school in Colonia
Cidosa, mayor Martin Cabrera Zavaleta headed a civic event when
one of those present asked that people look up to some balloons
in the sky.
"First they were 6, then 9. Suddenly they started moving while
others remained fixed" said one witness. Two of the strange
objects moved toward one side and 6 toward the opposite side.
One of them remained motionless and finally all of them
Professors, parents, students, reporters and municipal
authorities were witnesses to the extraordinary event that was
also seen at other schools and sites without anyone being able
to find a satisfactory explanations. Phone calls were received
at this news room inquiring about the phenomenon. No authority
offered an explanation for this unusual event.
Witness differ somewhat about the time and duration of the
event. Some state that the alleged UFOS were seen at
approximately 8:30 a.m. for some 20 to 25 minutes. Others in
Orizaba state that the saw the objects for litte more than 25
Translation (c) 2004 Scott Corrales
Institute of Hispanic Ufology (IHU)
Special thanks to Ana Luisa Cid Fern=E1ndez