OPERATION SAUCER #13 [Operação Prato] reports n.121 to n.130 [1978]

  • 01. REG. n. 121
  • 02. PLACE: BENEVIDES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 28 Jul78 – at 03:45 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 5 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, East / Southeast
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-200Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 4,000m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 6,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): 1 S FLÁVIO and Mr. UBIRATAN PINON FRIAS
  • 13. NOTE: Did not emit flashes.

  • 01. REG. n. 122
  • 02. PLACE: BELÉM-PA – (Vila dos SOLDADOS e SARGENTOS)
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 07 Aug 78 – at 22:00 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Yellow, with reddish semi-circle (rotating)
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 10 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: straight path, Southeast / Northwest direction
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-300Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 2,000 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 2,000 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): 2 S Q IG F1 CABRAL
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO traveled in the direction of Aero Clube (SE) towards Val-de-Cans Airport (NW). It released tail-like luminous particles (sparks).

  • 01. REG. No. 123
  • 02 PLACE: BENEVIDES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 13 Aug 78 – at 05:40 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Light body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish (amber)
  • 06. SHAPE: Oval
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 0.50m
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, at south / north
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-20 km / h), almost stopping.
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 60m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 300 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. ANTONIO FERREIRA FAVACHO
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO appeared from behind the trees and directed a spotlight directly on the reporting witness. This only refers to discomfort in the vision (momentarily) failed to see, becoming normal in a few minutes.

  • 01. REG. n.124
  • 02. PLACE: BELEM-PA – Bairro do Marco
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 18 Aug 78 – at 19:10 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Light body
  • 05. COLOR: Red 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 30 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Initially stationary, it seemed to move away
    09. SPEED:. . .
  • 10. ALTITUDE:. . .
  • 11. DISTANCE: 2,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr JOSE DE RIBAMAR VIANA DA COSTA
  • 13. NOTE: Visible for a period of 5 minutes (approximately), possibly it moved away in the south direction (in a straight path) reason why its size gradually decreased (sic).

  • 01. REG. n. 125
  • 02. PLACE: Belém-PA – Conj. Santos Dumont-SO and SGT-Bairro)
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 18 August 78 – at 19:10 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Orange, in the center and red for the ends, mixing with brown.
  • 06. FORM: Undefined.
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 20m (decreasing gradually)
  • 08. MOVEMENT:?
  • 09. SPEED:?
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 600m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 2,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): SO. Q AT TS – ANTONIO LEMANSKI
  • 13. NOTE: Initially seen as a great flash, with a very strong intensity, but not dazzling. It gradually decreased until it became a red-colored luminous point (South).

  • 01. RGN. n.126
  • 02. PLACE: Belém-PA – Vila Residencial SO and SC-T FAB.
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 18 Aug 78 – 7:10 pm
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: reddish orange, with a bluish core.
  • 06. FORM: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 1 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Stationary. It opened and closed like a diaphragm.
  • 09. SPEED:?
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 300m (estimated), angle of 15 to 20 degrees.
  • 11. DISTANCE: 3.000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): 1S QAV ELIAS DIONÍSIO DE SOUZA
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO reduced its apparent size horizontally. It gradually decreased until it became a small point of bright red color, disappearing. Observation duration: 5 minutes.

  • 01. REG. n. 127
  • 02. PLACE: MARABÁ-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 25 Aug 78 – at – 19:45 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow. Red colored trail (mat).
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 25 cm
  • 06. MOVEMENT: Initially at an angle of 45 degrees, it descended in a sting, recovering at 300m. It disappeared overhead.
  • 09. SPEED: Supersonic
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 2,000m (estimated), referring to the apparent size.
  • 11. DISTANCE:. . .
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. LUIZ CARLOS GOMES FREITAS DO VALE
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO descended and ascended with great speed and in the same direction.

  • 01. REG. n. 128
  • 02. PLACE: BELÉM-PA – UFPA – Bairro do Guamá.
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 07 Oct 78 – at 22:04 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Yellow, intense brightness, red dot.
  • 06. SHAPE: compared to an OPAL car (Amorphous body)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: Brightness: 30cm. Body: 4.50m (compared to an OPALA GM car model)
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, horizon to horizon. Southwest / Northeast.
  • 09. SPEED:?
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,600m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,500m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Ten Cel Av (Engineer GABRIEL BRASIL, Professors and students of the Physics Center at UFPA.
  • 13. NOTE: C-l (Coincident report).

  • 01. REG. n. 129
  • 02. PLACE: Route S. Felix do Xingu (Coord. 07,37, S / 050,28, W)
  • 03. CAN / TIME: 06 Nov 78 – 2:30 pm
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Aeromobile (UFO)
  • 05. COLOR: Bluish, metallic luster, giving off blue and red luminosity.
  • 06. F0RMA: Oval (double), superimposed: the smallest over the largest.
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 6.00m
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Flight chopped towards the aircraft (low sweep), in the Southeast / Northwest direction. He made a curve making a new passage in the opposite direction. It ascended vertically maintaining a horizontal position.
  • 09. SPEED: Variable
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,500m (indicated by the aircraft altimeter)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 100m (depending on the apparent size of the UFO)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr JOSE RODRIGUES DOS SANTOS
  • 13. NOTE: The observer and possessing extensive professional experience (PLA 1725). He suffered an emotional disturbance when landing his aircraft at the destination. He immediately sought medical care.
  • 14. ANNEX: Copy of 01 (one) sketch.

  • 01. REG. n.130
  • 02 PLACE: TOMÉ-AÇU-PA (Coord. 02222’S / 048244’W)
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 28 Nov 78 – 15:15 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Aeromóvel (UFO)
  • 05. C0R: Light gray, metallic luster.
  • 06. SHAPE: Oval (compared to the OPALA GM car model)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 4.50 m
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Horizontal, in the South / North direction for 4 minutes. It ascended vertically maintaining a horizontal position in relation to its longitudinal axis.
  • 09. SPEED:. . .
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 2.000 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: estimated 300m
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. LUIZ CARLOS GOMES FREITAS DO VALE
  • 13. NOTE: The reporting witness piloted the EM3-710, PT-NCX. Lowering when crossing level 80 and observed the displacement of a UFO at about 660m in a visual angle of about 45 degrees, in level flight for a period of 4min, maintaining position relative to the aircraft that was traveling with VA 260Km / h.
  • 14. ANNEX: Copy of a report.

Cf. ARQUIVO NACIONAL (Brasil). Sistema de Informações do Arquivo Nacional (SIAN). Fundo ‘Objeto Voador Não Identificado (OVNI)’. Código de Referência BR DFANBSB ARX.0.0.184. “Registro de observações de objetos voadores não identificados na região do estado do Pará, entre Setembro de 1977 e Novembro de 1978, especialmente nos municípios de Ananindeua, Baía de Marajó, Belém”. 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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