MAY 9th, 2007. Time: 8:35 pm. Duration: 10 minutes. In the vicinity of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, the pilots of two different flights reported seeing an unidentified flying object in the form of a strong yellow light, stationary, and at an altitude of approximately 35,000ft. Witnesses reported that the visibility conditions were good at the time of sighting. The report the two pilots filled to inform COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] about the sighting also brings the following:
“TAM3465 PILOTS [SBBR / SBGR – from Brasilia to Guarulhos] AND TAM3071 PILOTS [SBBR / SBPA – from Brasilia to Porto Alegre] reported to the ACC-BSB [Brasília Area Control Center] that they were seeing a light very strong to the right of your aircraft, thinking at first that this was essential traffic. Both were in the same location at the time of reporting. They did not report either shape or size, only that it was a very strong light. There was no contact [ de] radar by CINDACTA Integrated Center for Air Defense and Air Traffic Control] “
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.659. “Ocorrência com tráfego hotel na região de Uberlândia, Minas Gerais”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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