MARCH 21st, 1996. Time: 20h04. Duration: 40 minutes. A round UFO with white lights and about 20 meters in size was spotted flying fast in the city of Cachoeirinha, State of Rio Grande do Sul. According to the 5 people who observed the unknown object, it was at an altitude of approximately 1,000 meters heading North, then making a curve around itself. The sighting was carried out by the naked eye and in a clear sky. The witness who reported the case to COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] said it was “Impressive! It was the first time he saw it”.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.423. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador na região de Cachoeirinha, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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