[first report] APRIL 20th and APRIL 22nd, 1994.
APRIL 20th. On April 20, 1994, for 4 minutes, about 14 residents of the city of Pompeu, State of Minas Gerais, “were watching the sky [when] at approximately 11:30 pm they saw a blinking object that was descending at high speed and emitting a yellow beam of light”. According to the witnesses, the unidentified flying object was “approximately 600 meters (when closest)” away from [horizontally] her. And about 100 meters high. The description of the UFO by the witness who reported the sighting informs that the object was “oval”, about the size of “a passenger car”, had flashing colors, with alternating yellow and red flares. As for the trajectory, the object moved vertically and after making zigzags, it moved towards the North direction.
The COMDABRA’ report [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command] provided additional observations on the case: “The observer stated that this is not the first appearance of such an object and that the population of the city is organizing vigils for future observations. She was instructed to contact COPM1 immediately, if this happen again.”
[second report] APRIL 22nd, 1994.
On April 22, 1994, at 22:13, a resident of the city of Pompeu, in Minas Gerais, reported for the second time in two days the sighting of UFOs, joined this time by about 20 people at a square downtown Pompeu-MG. According to the reporting witness, for 10 minutes the unknown object flew again close and at low altitude. This time the UFO appeared to be a large red and yellow “disc”, flying at high speed without emitting noise or leaving light trails. According to the witnesses’ report, the flying object moved towards Brasília. All sightings were made with the naked eye under ideal conditions of visibility.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.359. “Questionário sobre ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado em Pompeu, Estado de Minas Gerais”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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