AUG 31st, 1996. Time: 20h30. Duration: 25 minutes. A commercial pilot and a passenger on a flight between the city of Palmas (Tocantins), and Goiânia, (Goiás), as they were flying over the Gurupi region, they observed for 25 minutes, with the naked eyes, an unidentified flying object emitting a green light in the edges and a blue light in the center. According to the pilot, the UFO was about 15 NM from the plane, at an altitude of 9,000ft. The object followed a trajectory from Gurupi util it was 90NM from Goiânia.
To the COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command], the pilot also reported: “The object followed the PT-VOL aircraft from the side of the Gurupi up to 90NM in Goiânia. The aircraft had problems with its navigation lights.”
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.455. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador em vôo de palmas para Goiânia, na altura de Gurupi, Tocantins”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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