APRIL 1st, 2005. Time: 8:00 pm. Duration: 10 minutes. A witness in the district of Botafogo, city of Rio de Janeiro, RJ claimed to have spotted three unidentified flying objects with “binoculars on a tripod” and to have recorded the video at that night, under an open sky and good visibility conditions. According to the witness, the UFOs were oval shaped and light orange in color. The objects remained stationary at an altitude of approximately 2,000 meters, and were at an estimated distance of 10 km from the observer. Also according to the witness, who claimed to have knowledge and UFO studies, the objects moved from East to West.
*The video mentioned was not made available with the case file.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.651. “Ocorrência com tráfego hotel no Rio de Janeiro, RJ”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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