Mexico's Defence Department is
confirming that images of 11 unidentified flying objects
were captured by Mexican air force pilots.
Canadian space observer says that while the objects are
unidentified, one cannot go much further than
"The question is what kind of object or
objects are these," Ivan Semeniuk of the Discovery
Channel told CTV Newsnet.
A videotape made
available to the media Tuesday showed bright objects,
some like sharp points and others more like headlights,
The images were taken March 5 by
pilots using infrared equipment. They were conducting an
otherwise normal anti-drug trafficking surveillance
flight over the state of Campeche.
indicate the lights surrounded the plane. Only three
objects showed up on the aircraft's radar.
We are looking at flashing lights and they interview the
pilot; he speaks about these things tracking along with
him and moving at extremely high speeds," Semeniuk
"That is where the skepticism kicks in: No
way to know how are away these things are or in fact how
fast they were moving."
Semeniuk said the images
aren't that different from the debris of the Mir
spacecraft returning to earth.
Asked what test
would have to be applied to determine whether such a UFO
flight was conducted by extra-terrestrial beings,
Semeniuk said there are two:
"One is that there
has to be no other explanation and the second is that it
has to be seen by large numbers of credible
With the Mexican sighting, there is
only one point of view, "so this doesn't come out any
stronger than numerous other reports that we have seen
like this in the past," he said.