NOV 20th, 2000. Time: 11am. Duration: 4 hours. In Porecatu, State of Paraná, six people spotted a shining silver-colored transparent bubble that remained stationary for about 4 hours above the northern sector of the city. The witnesses reported that they filmed the unknown object that was sighted under good visibility conditions, but these videos were not made available with this case.
The COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] report provides two further information about the occurrence that clarify the case:
- “A primary plot was observed at RDL 350 / 54NM in Londrina.”
- “OBS: confirmed: UNESP meteorological balloon”
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.588. “Questionário sobre avistamento de ovni em Porecatu, Paraná”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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