AUG 14th, 1996. Time: 20h45. During: 15 minutes. The pilot and two other people observed, with the naked eye, from the cabin of the aircraft of Flight VARIG 64391-5, an unidentified flying object that was static at an altitude of FL500 [50,000ft] near the city of Lages, State of Santa Catarina. According to the pilot’s report, the UFO was yellow and looked like a “gaseous mass in the shape of a disc with an obscured center”. The object remained stationary for the entire sighting. The COMDABRA’s report [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] also stated that: “The information was passed on by TF1 APP-PA after the aircraft landed.”
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.453. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador próximo a Lages, Santa Catarina”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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