APRIL 2nd, 1996. Time: 18h43. Duration: 2 minutes. From the window of his apartment in the Cabral neighborhood, in Curitiba, State of Paraná, a man observed an unidentified flying object, “large in size, larger than a Boeing 747”. According to the witness, the UFO was round, white, shiny, and remained stationary, hovering about 100 meters from the ground. The observer stated that the object was standing over the southwestern region of Curitiba, about 7 km from where he could see it, and that, when it moved, it followed a horizontal trajectory. According to the report, the sighting was made with the naked eye and with a “blue sky”.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.433. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador na região de Curitiba, Estado do Paraná”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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