An experimental aircraft spotted near Santa Maria Airport? [2012]

JUL 15th, 2012. Time: 19h40m. Clear sky. Near the Municipal Airport of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul. Duration: three minutes. A pilot of TAM airline company reported the sighting of an unidentified flying object, the size of a jet, 5NM in front of his aircraft. The UFO was moving in the opposite direction, with flashing red lights, at an altitude of approximately 20,000ft and heading Southwest. The COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] report contains additional observations from the pilot, according to which, “the sighting appeared to be of an experimental aircraft, for military use”, also informing that the pilot “does not believe in UFO studies”.

Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.686. “Questionário sobre ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado (ovni) em Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.

The BRAZILIAN UFO ARCHIVES website is a private initiative and IS NOT endorsed or sponsored by the Arquivo Nacional do Brasil [see our ‘Info’ page]. *THE ORIGINAL FILE WITH THE CASE REFERRED TO IN THIS TEXT CAN BE FOUND IN THE DOCUMENTAL COLLECTION OF “ARQUIVO NACIONAL DO BRASIL, LOCATED IN THE “OBJETO VOADOR NÃO IDENTIFICADO (OVNI)” FUND, UNDER THE REFERENCE CODE [“Código de Referência”] MENTIONED ABOVE. HERE IS THE LINK TO SEARCH THEIR WEBSITE 

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