MARCH 21st, 1996. Time: at night. Duration: 45 minutes. A man and his daughter were traveling at night through the region of Tapera, State of Rio Grande do Sul, when they observed an unidentified flying object with an oval shape and varied colors “varying its trajectory and altitude in its displacement. According to the witness, the UFO had the appearance of “a car headlight” and was flying at 60km/h, at a low altitude of about 100 meters from the ground. The witness stated that they were about 200 meters away from the UFO, and observed it for 45 minutes with the naked eye on a clear night. He also claimed to have made a “film of excellent quality” that was not made available in this archive.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.424. “Questionário sobre a ocorrência de objeto voador na região de Tapera, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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