The lights were amber-hued and of varying intensity. Some of them appeared alone, others appeared to travel in twos, but maintained a largely constant altitude. What was odd was that they responded to the light of my flashlight – when lighting them, they would dim, and then relight even brighter.
Luis Vásquez believes that this area is a UFO route. There are eyewitness accounts from people in Paita, Chulucanas and Huancabamba.
The red circle (see map) shows the sighting area. A route from Paita, Piura, Chulucanas, Morropón and Huancabamba can be seen.
At the start of this parade of lights, I wondered if this could be an atmospheric phenomenon involving “Earth Lights”, unknown phosphorescent bodies or some quantum effect. But as weeks progressed, and more information was gleaned, I have faced the possibility of suspecting that these lights were not at all terrestrial.
(Translation (c) 2009. S. Corrales, IHU. Special thanks to Carlos Iurchuk - El Dragón Invisible, and Guillermo Gimenez – Planeta UFO)