SEPT 22nd, 1997. Time: 19h47. A civil aircraft pilot residing in Cruz Alta, State of Rio Grande do Sul, and two other people reported the sighting of an unidentified flying object in that city on a clear night. The UFO was round, red and green, and moved vertically from 3,500 feet down. According to the pilot’s report, the unknown object was about 40km from the observers, but it was possible to notice a white trail left by it when moving in the region South of Cruz Alta. At the time this report was communicated to COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command], that is, at 8:30 pm, the sighting was still happening, according to the witness.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.501. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado na região de Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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