MARCH 21st, 1996. Time: 19h50. Duration: 30 minutes. “Traveling by truck between the cities of Caçapava do Sul and Cachoeira do Sul” [both in the State of Rio Grande do Sul], a man watched with the naked eye, for 30 minutes, a round UFO with [something] on top and another at its bottom”. According to the report, the object was seen as being “6 to 7 times the size of a star”, having a bright yellow color varying to orange. The UFO, still according to the observer’s report, was seen flying at “very slow” speed and at about 30km of altitude, being observed in the West direction moving to the Southwest while decreasing its altitude. The sighting was performed “with the naked eye” and with “good weather”.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.426. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador na região entre Caçapava do Sul e Cachoeira do Sul, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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