MARCH 24th, 1990. Time: 6:30 pm. Duration: 30 seconds. An “owner of a supermarket in the region of Vilhena, State of Rondônia, reported that he observed in the sky” […], “a strong light (larger than the size of the sun) with a yellowish red color, at great speed, in a straight direction with the horizon and leaving a trail of smoke that remained in the sky for 1 min after being hit by the ground.” According to the witness, two more people observed the unidentified flying object, which fell approximately 50km from the observers. The reporting witness also stated that the sighting took place in weather and visibility conditions described as good.
Complementary data from COMDABRA [Brazilian Aerospace Defense Command]: “Possible location of the object’s fall, in the direction of Fazenda Chopinguaia 40 or 50 km from Vilhena. – The information was verified by TEN […] which was very close to the location of the alleged fall of the object and was unable to proceed due to the forest being difficult to penetrate, but collected information from the residents who confirmed the information from Mr […].
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.286. “Ofício n. 071/do/390 encaminhando registro referente a avistamento de objeto voador não identificado na região de Vilhena, Rondônia, por proprietário de supermercado ”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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