MAY 6th, 1991. Time: 23:43.
“Transcript of communications on the occurrence of an unidentified flying object in the region of Belém on May 6th, 1991”
To the Hon. Mr. Commander of NUCOMDABRA,
Subject: Occurrence of air traffic
Ref: Specific Guideline 04/89 DEPV
Annex: Transcript of recording of communications n. 05 / APPBE
I – I forward to you the attached document stating that the ACCBL and APPBE do not have video recordings.
II – I inform you that, in the APPBE Record Book, the following report was made, in the 3rd shift of May 6th, 91:
– “VRG888, SOCA destination, observed an unidentified object at 23:43, 10NM BE, in its 12 o’clock position, when it crossed level 080. The object was not being detected on the radar.
– During the reporting of the VRG888 there was no other aircraft under the control of this APP, which was in that sector, besides the VRG888 itself.
– VRG888 took off at 23:38, and, in addition to this aircraft, we had VSP192- SBBE / SBEG, DEP 23:36, having abandoned TMABE at 23:41, and BLC210, SBTU / SBBE, Lulza at 23:36 and Jara at 23:51.
– METAR SEBE 23:00 00000 CAVOK 25/24 10121 ‘
HEAD OF SRPV-BE
23:39:28Z – VRG888 – Control Belém, very good night, it is the VARIG eight eight eight. Taken at three eight, turning left to intercept at three four seven.
APPBE – Ascension in route, under radar surveillance, eight eight eight
VRG888 – Eight eight eight.
23:40:50Z – VRG888 – Hey, Belem, VARIG eight eight eight
APPBE – We”re listening, proceed.
VRG888 – I have traffic in the twelve o’clock position for … from eleven to twelve o’clock, for VARIG eight eight eight?
APPBE – Negative, VARIG eight eight eight
VRG888 – I have eleven o’clock traffic! Okay, is it already stabilized in the three four seven, crossing the seventy to two eight zero, ten miles?
23:41:29Z – APPBE – Hey, VARIG eight eight eight, we are not resonating the return of any object in the sut, position twelve o’clock. Could you confirm the altitude of this traffic?
VRG888 Yeah … it must be ninety, now ninety to one hundred, okapa? In my position, now, eleven o’clock?
APPBE – Affirmative, aware? I inform you that we do not have … uhr … aware of this traffic, eight eight eight.
VRG888 – Aware.
APPBE – I appreciate the information.
23:41:59z – VRG888 – Okay.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.315. “Questionário sobre ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado na região de Belém em 6 de Maio de 1991, Estado do Pará”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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