OCT 13th, 2013. The pilot and copilot of an A320 aircraft, of flight TAM3773 from Fortaleza, Ceará, to Brasília, DF, when flying over the Barreiras region, in the State of Bahia, at 21h34pm, had visual contact for about 7 seconds with an unidentified flying object of an “oval, large shape, same perspective of the moon”, of a luminous white color. The UFO was traveling approximately with a speed of “around 2,000km/h or more” at an altitude of about 5,000ft, and 1,000ft away from the TAM3773 aircraft. Also according to the pilot’s report, collected by the representative of COMDABRA, [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command], the UFO was heading in a straight line to the Northwest direction, but there was no visualization of a trace or any parallel phenomenon of interference in equipment.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.713. “Questionário sobre ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado (ovni) na região de Barreiras, Bahia.”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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