NOV 11th, 2000. Time: 8:00 pm. Duration: 15 minutes. At the Santa Cruz Air Base, in the city of Rio de Janeiro-RJ, two witnesses spotted an unidentified flying object in the form of a “white point of light” at a slow speed, and at a low altitude of about 1,500 meters. The UFO was moving in the North/South direction. The visibility conditions during the sighting were described as “green”, i.e., reasonable, with an approximate range of 2,000ft according to the information of one of the military witnesses of the UFO event.
The COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] report also contains the following information: “The object referred to was seen over the DPV-SC [Santa Cruz Flight Protection Department] building, and according to SD […] this is not the first time it has happened. “
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.587. “Questionário sobre avistamento de ovni no bairro de Santa Cruz, cidade do Rio de Janeiro-RJ”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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