DEC 7th, 2001. Time: 8:30 pm. Duration: 20 minutes. In São Brás neighborhood, in Curitiba, Paraná, the witness saw a red orb at an approximate distance of 18 NM [nautical miles] – 33km, moving at low speed. The UFO appeared to be at an altitude of 5,000ft and alternated small movements with stops in its South/Southeast trajectory. Also according to the report by COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command], the witness is a former student and member of the Aeroclube School of Aviation. The sighting was carried out under good visibility conditions.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.618. “Questionário sobre avistamento de ovni no bairro Morro São Brás, em Curitiba, Paraná”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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