MEXICO CITY, May 11 (Xinhuanet) --
A local television network on Tuesday broadcast a videotape by
the Mexican Air Force, showing the images of 16 unidentified
flying objects (UFO) detected in the southern state of
It was the "first sample" of UFOs
that the Mexican military disclosed to the media for
broadcasting, but the defense secretariat of the Air Force did
not give any further explanation.
The UFOs were shot during a regular
supervision flight by the Air Force in Campeche, over the Gulf
of Mexico, to detect any possible entry of drug-trafficking
ships, said the military.
The video also showed the surprise
of the pilots from the 501 Squadron, who discovered the UFOs
in their patrol mission while making a sudden turn at a high
The media reported the UFO's were
detected by both the pilots and land radar.
According to Televisa network, in
March, the Air Force also videotaped several images showing
luminous and circular objects, using infrared cameras at a
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