MAY 24th, 2001. Time 7:10 pm. Duration: 30 seconds. Near the São Gonçalo Canal, in the city of Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul, a witness spotted with the naked eye and also with the use of binoculars, an unidentified flying object in the shape of a green hang-glider and the size of a football field. The UFO was flying at high speed in vertical motion and was seen from a low altitude of 700 meters. Also according to the witness’s report, the object was heading south and was observed in good visibility. The COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] report also states that “in November 1999 the same observer [the witness] had already reported another sighting.”
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.611. “Questionário sobre avistamento de ovni próximo ao canal de São Gonçalo, cidade de Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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