MARCH 19th, 1996. Time: 21h30. Duration: 90 seconds. On a clear night, a man observed, with the naked eye, an unidentified flying object over the city of Itaqui, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. According to the witness, the UFO was round like a “ball”, but , before disappearing it became oval in shape. The object, seen at a distance of 1km, was almost “the color of fire” and it was flying “much faster than an airplane” at an altitude of approximately 3,000 meters. The UFO was seen moving from East to South.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.415. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador na região de Itaqui, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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