MARCH 20th, 1996. Time: 15h45. Duration: more than one hour. An entire family in Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul, observed from his house, about 20 km away in the western position of the city, a white UFO, “round with indentations” and the size “larger than a star”. According to the witness who reported the sighting, The unknown object flew at a slow speed at an altitude of approximately 4,000 meters and made a “diagonal to the horizon” trajectory. It was reported that the sighting was filmed by one of the witnesses, but the film was not made available in this file. The entire event was accompanied by the naked eye and clear skies. In the report by COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command], it is also stated that: “Note: the object changed color, to red, and disappeared at 20:30”.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.420. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador na região de Pelotas, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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