In Campinas-SP, an air traffic controller reported a UFO sighting [1983]

December 27th, 1983. Time: 00:57. Duration: not determined. An operator from the Control Tower at the Campinas Airport, in the State of São Paulo, reported that he received “many phone calls about an unidentified object in his North / Northeast sector”. The witness stated that he had seen some lights, but that he was unable to estimate what they were, but obtained information that the UFO was about 13NM [nautical miles] from Campinas. Complementary Data: “At 04:08 the OI requested video recording, which was done from 0410 to 0420. A meteorological observation letter was requested and the operator informed that it was ‘Nil’. At 04:32 I lost radar contact with the runway, leaving only small ‘plots’ in the sector “.


Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.231. “Ocorrência de objeto voador não identificado próximo a Porto das Caixas”. Brasília, DF. 1952 a 2015. Último acesso realizado em 27/05/2020.

The BRAZILIAN UFO ARCHIVES website is a private initiative and IS NOT endorsed or sponsored by the Arquivo Nacional do Brasil [see our ‘Info’ page]. *THE ORIGINAL FILE WITH THE CASE REFERRED TO IN THIS TEXT CAN BE FOUND IN THE DOCUMENTAL COLLECTION OF “ARQUIVO NACIONAL DO BRASIL, LOCATED IN THE “OBJETO VOADOR NÃO IDENTIFICADO (OVNI)” FUND, UNDER THE REFERENCE CODE [“Código de Referência”] MENTIONED ABOVE. HERE IS THE LINK TO SEARCH THEIR WEBSITE <

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