SEPT 16th, 1993. Time 20:44. Duration: 3 minutes. During a training mission of the “3rd / 10th GAv – Centauro Squadron”, [located at Santa Maria Air Base] for interception missions by the Brazilian Air Force Fighter Aviation, two pilots observed an unidentified flying object for 3 minutes. According to the pilots’ description, the UFO was a white light that moved at a speed “above Mach .8” [close to the speed of sound]. Also according to the witnesses, the UFO moved from North to South and “passed the aircraft vertically” at an altitude of FL400 [40,000 feet] and at a distance of 10,000 feet. Also according to the observations in the report made by COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command]: “During the mission, no evidence or primary plot was seen at the time the pilot informed about the UFO in flight”.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.348. “Questionário sobre ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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