First case: May 23, 1986. Time: 20:10. Duration: 20 minutes.
Two people in Brasília, Distrito Federal, observed an unidentified flying object in a round shape, “luminous, brighter than the stars, changing color” that remained stationary while it was observed. According to the witnesses, the UFO was towards the west, and emitted, predominantly, sparkling orange and blue colors. The reporting witness was unable to estimate the altitude or distance from the UFO. According to information in the report, “nothing was observed on the radars, dispensing the recording.” The sighting was done with the naked eye and in good conditions of visibility for the observation of the sky, which was clear that night.
Second case: May 23, 1986. Time: 21:40.
Report: “Phone call (DDD) received at 00:40Z on May 24, 1986 from Ten Cel Dias (COMAT) informing that his subordinates (a sgt. and a corporal), on duty, would be seeing UFOs over Corcovado and Niterói (RJ). Bright colors and standing out in the starry sky, We informed Lt. Col. DIAS the content of the questionnaire used by CINDACTA I and left it up to him to determine the validity of its application in this case. “
Third case: May 23, 1986 – 21:50
Report: “3S Barros (ACC-BS) received a TF3 call at the Operational Team Chief’s desk at 00:50Z on May 24, 1986. The person identified himself as belonging to BAST (probably the Day Officer and / or BAST Operations) informing that it was receiving numerous calls from people residing in Santos and reporting cases of UFO sighting. Nothing abnormal was observed in the Radar coverage “.
Fourth case: May 23, 1986 – 22:15.
Duration: 10 minutes. Two military men on duty in the city of Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, observed an unidentified flying object that looked like a “luminous point, colored green, red, blinking alternately. According to witnesses, the UFO remained stationary in sector QDR 240 of Ribeirão Preto. The sighting occurred in clear sky and was performed with the naked eye and also with binoculars. Observations: “Contact received via [telephone] by 2S Itice in the period of 02: 27/02: 38 of May 24, 1986 reporting UFO sighting in SBRP . Using the questionnaire provided for in IS / 018 / CCTA.
More cases on the same day:
Observations: 1) Upon sighting the object, he contacted the ACC-BS [Brasília-DF] and TWR-YS [Pirassununga-SP] to find out if there was any traffic in the sector or if there was radar detection. The response from both bodies was negative. 2) At about 10 pm, 3S Gelson received a call from Ms. Eda who said she was observing a “foreign object” in the company of a few more people. 3) Nothing was observed on the radars without the need for video recording”.
Service controllers on May 23, 1986, 2nd shift, received several calls from people who reported UFO sightings. This information was lost due to the lack of doctrine of the Operational Team in dealing with this matter. In the same way, we received several calls from the press organs (always answered or transferred to the Chief of Staff) trying to obtain information and / or statements from CINDACTA I. All were instructed to go to CEREPA. JAA / 1TEN ESP CTA.
Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.252. “Ocorrência de Objetos Voadores Não Identificados no Distrito Federal, Rio de Janeiro, Niterói, Santos e Ribeirão Preto”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.
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