JULY 4th, 1996. Time: 11h30 am. Duration: 15 to 30 seconds. In his residence in Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, a commercial pilot observed, with the naked eye, an unidentified flying object that was “different from conventional aerodynamic patterns”. According to the witness, the UFO was “3 or 4 times larger than the aircraft that was flying close to the object” and it had “light beige” color. The UFO flew at an estimated altitude of 31,000ft, going from the Northeast to the Southwest, with “the same speed as the near aircraft, with momentary acceleration and deceleration afterwards”. No photographs or footage of the sighting were taken.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.450. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador em Florianópolis (?), Santa catarina”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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