OPERATION SAUCER #3 [Operação Prato] reports n.021 to n.030 [1977]


  • 01. REG. n. 021
  • 02. PLACE: Baía do Marajó – Canal do Navio.
  • 03. DATA / TIME: 05 Nov 77 – 3:00 am
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Yellowish
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: …
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, coming from the South.
  • 09. SPEED: Medium (-300Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: Low
  • 11. DISTANCE: 3,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr MARCELINO FERREIRA CARDOSO
  • 13. NOTE: Landed in the water in front of the Colares lighthouse. A search beacon was triggered as if trying to locate the UFO (probably a passing boat), however, the rapporteur did not identify a vessel nearby. The CL moved N.
  • 14.NEXT: Copy of 01 (one) sketch.

  • 01. REG. n. 022
  • 02. SETTING: Baía do Marajó -Canal do Navio
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 5 Nov 77 – 3:00 am
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Yellowish
  • 06. FORM: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: • • •
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, coming from Belém direction (S / SE)
  • 09. SPEED: Medium
  • 10 ALTITUDE: Low (estimated), after 30 m.
  • 11. DISTANCE: 2 -0 0 0 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. ROSIO DE OLIVEIRA
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO landed in front of the Colares lighthouse. A passing shrimp (boat) turned on the searchlight, trying to locate the CL. After that, the boat headed north. The CL returned to appear where it had landed and moved at low height (30m) towards Northwest / North.

  • 01. REG. n. 023
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 05 Nov 77 – 3:00 am
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish
  • 06. FORM: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 8 a 10 cm
  • 08.MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, in the Northwest / South direction (Soure / Pa).
  • 09. SPEED: Variable
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 10 cm (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 5,000 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / I COMAR team
  • 13. NOTE: Observation of the displacement from a point on the water in front of the Colares Lighthouse (2,000m from the margin).

  • 01. REG. n. 024
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 5 Nov 77 – 18:26 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body (ies).
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined (visible)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 2.5 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, in the Southwest / Northeast direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Average (over 300 Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,500m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,200m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / ICOMAR team
  • 13. NOTE: Electrostatic and magnetic effects have been observed for a period of 20 minutes. Verticals angles -12.6, 05.3 and 05.9 and Horizontals 042.1, 221.2 and 220.3 (theodolite) were obtained.
  • 14. APPENDIX: Copy of 05 (five) photographs.

  • 01. REG. n. 025
  • 02. PLACE: Rio Guamá – Travessia Bujaru / Belém-PA
  • 03 DATE / TIME: 05 Nov 77 – at 19:30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Body luminous
  • 05 COLOR: Yellow strong light intensity.
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07 APPARENT SIZE: 20 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Irregular, straight initially and then curve 3602 (NW / SE)
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-200Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 2,300m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 500m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr UBIRATAN PINON FRIAS and Miss CELIA MONTE-NEGRO
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO moved in a straight line, when reaching the D bank of the river, it made a 360 degrees turn, returning to the initial course; accelerating passed the high speed (supersonic). It disappeared uphill.

  • 01. REG. n. 025
  • 02. PLACE: Rio Guamá – Travessia Bujaru / Belém-PA
  • 03 DATE / TIME: 05 Nov 77 – at 19:30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Body luminous
  • 05 COLOR: Yellow strong light intensity.
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07 APPARENT SIZE: 2 0 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Irregular, straight initially and then curve 3602 (NW / SE)
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-200Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 2,300m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 500m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr UBIRATAN PINON FRIAS and Miss CELIA MONTENEGRO
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO moved in a straight line, when reaching the D bank of the river, it made a 360 degree turn, returning to the initial course, accelerating passed the high speed (supersonic). It disappeared uphill.

  • 01. REG. n. 027
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 06 Nov 77 – at 05:20 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow, bluish flashes of intense brightness.
  • 06. FORM: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 10 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Upward and downward turns, in the Southwest / South direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Variable. Continuous acceleration.
  • 10. ALTITUDE: Variable. 200m at the lowest point.
  • 11. DISTANCE: 500m (estimated), vertically.
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / ICOMAS team
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO carried out intelligent maneuvers. Initial view: bluish flashes at a distance of 5,000m. ‘Chopped’ flight and recovery at supersonic speed. Duration of passage: about 90 seconds. Absence of noise or air displacement.
  • 14. APPENDIX: Copy of 01 (one) sketch and 03 (three) photographs.

  • 01. REG. n. 028
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES / Pa
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 06 NOV 77 – at 05:25 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 3 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Upward curve to the left, in the Northwest / Northeast direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Supersonic
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,500m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 800m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / ICOMAR team
  • 13. NOTE: Flight chopped with recovery to the left at a distance of 500m, proceeding in a straight line, with its blue flashes visible. Pasture duration: 30 seconds.
  • 14. APPENDIX: Copies 04 (four) photographs.

  • 01. REG. n. 029
  • 02. PLACE: Santo Antonio do Ubintuba – PA
    03. DATE / TIME: 07 Nov 77 – at 05:20 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Light blue (almost gray)
  • 06. SHAPE: Cylindrical (oval)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 60 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Straight path, Southeast / Northeast direction
  • 09. SPEED: Average
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 40m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 400m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVATOR (S): Mr. BENJAMIN AMADEU AMIN
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO, according to the rapporteur, emitted a light blue color, giving the impression of being metallic. He did not observe structural details.

  • 01. REG. n. 030
  • 02. LOCATION: Chapéu Virado Beach – Mosqueiro-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 07 Nov 77 – 23:45 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Light body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 40 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, in the North / South direction (left curve).
  • 09. SPEED: Low (- 200 Km/h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 100m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 200m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. UBIRATAN PINON FRIAS
  • 13. NOTE: After traveling a good distance in a straight line, he made a left turn adopting NE (Colares-PA). It disappeared through interposition of trees.

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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