OPERATION SAUCER #5 [Operação Prato] reports n.041 to n.050 [1977]


  • 01. REG. n. 041
  • 02. PLACE: Baía do Sol – Mosqueiro-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 22 Nov 77 – at 05:18 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Light bodies (2)
  • 05. COLOR: Matte yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined (in sight)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 2 and 3 cm, respectively
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Element A: Straight path. Element B: Irregular (curve)
  • 09. SPEED: Low (200 km / h), sometimes with constant acceleration peaks.
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1.500 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,500 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): 1S Q.AT MT FLÁVIO and the civilians UBIRATAN PINON FRIAS, Mrs. F.M. FREITAS COSTA and Ms. CELIA MONTENEGRO
  • 13. NOTE: Direction of travel. Element A: South / North. Element B: South / Northeast. Element B when reaching the distance of 300m (spacing) cut the bow of B to the left. Then he returned to the Northeast (new bow cut).
  • 14. ANNEX: Copy of a sketch and six photographs.

  • 01. REG. n. 042
  • 02. PLACE: Baia do Marajó – Air Route: Soure / Belém (CESSNA 206)
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 23 Nov 77 – at C9: 30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Aeromobile (UFO)
  • 05. COLOR: Light gray (metallic-matte)
  • 06. SHAPE: Oval
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 1, 50m
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Straight path, in the Southeast / East direction
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-100Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 30m (aircraft altitude: 70m)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 3,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. IVALDO VIEGAS PAKTOJA
  • 13. NOTE: The rapporteur had taken off from an airfield near the city of Soure-PA; it moved about 4,000m away when it observed below its flight level an oval shaped UFO. He deviated his course to Marajó Island and resumed his course, continuing.
  • 14. ANNEX: Copy of 01 (one) sketch.

  • 01. REG. n. 043
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 23 NOV 77 – at 09:30 and 10:30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Aeromobile (UFO)
  • 05. COLOR: Red,  metallico shine on top
  • 06. SHAPE: Oval (cylindrical)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE : 1m x 0,50m diameter
  • 09. SPEED: Large (bigger than a reaction plane)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,200m (estimated)
  • 11.DISTANCE: 1,500m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. ANTONIO FERREIRA
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO moved undulating (like a leaf in the wind), stopped, rotated around itself and moved fast as if [it were] receiving impulses. After several evolutions, its speed increased even more, disappearing towards the East.
  • 14. ANNEX: Copy of 02 (two) sketches.

  • 01. REG. n. 044
  • 02. PLACE: Campinas da Vigia – VIGIA-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 25 Nov 77 – 7:30 pm
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reflective luminosity
  • 06. SHAPE: Spindle (conoid)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 3.00m x 0.60m
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Irregular, oscillating laterally.
  • 09. SPEED: Low
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 100 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 100 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Father ALFREDO DE LA Ó
  • 13. NOTE: Absence of noise, It had green, red and yellow lights, which flashed clockwise. He suddenly increased his speed and disappeared at a high altitude.

  • 01. REG. n. 045
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03 DATE / TIME: 26 Nov 77 – at 00:55 am
    04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Very intense reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: Undefined
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Irregular, in the Koroeste / Sudeete direction
  • 09. SPEED: Variable
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 50 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 500 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S ): A2 / ICOMAR
  • 13 team. NOTE: Low speed until reaching the right bank (Colares Island-PA), where it started to move with greater speed and irregularly. It disappeared due to interposition of trees, in Ponta do Bacuri.

  • 01. REG. n. 046
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 26 Nov 77 – at 05:15 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Yellow, emitting blue flashes.
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07.Apparent Size: …
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, in the Southwest / East direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Large (over 800 km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 2,000m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 10.000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / I COMAS team
  • 13. NOTE: No noise was heard.

  • 01. REG. n. 047
  • 02. LOCATION: Baía do Sol – Mosqueiro-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 26 Nov 77 – at 18:54 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Yellow, very bright.
  • 06. FORM: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: …
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, in the North / South direction.
  • 09. SPEED: …
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 200m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 2.OOOm (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Cap I Aer HOLLANDA and the Civilians UBIRATAN PINON FRIAS and MILTON MENDONÇA
  • 13. N0TA: The UFO’s luminosity increased as it penetrated the field of light, caused by the rising of the moon. Lesa seemed covered by the treetops.

  • 01. Reg. n. 048
  • 02. LOCATION: Ponta do Machadinho – COLARES-PA Island
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 27 Nov 77 – 02:00 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous bodies (2)
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07 APPARENT SIZE:. . .
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Element A: Straight path.
  • 09. Speed: Low
  • 10. Low altitude. Element B: Stationary
  • 11. DISTANCE: 3,000m (estimated). Ship Channel
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr, ROSIO DE OLIVEIRA
  • 13. NOTE: The rapporteur observed two luminous bodies. The largest stationary volume. The smallest approached the largest and after that it moved at low altitude towards Belém-PA.

  • 01. REG. n. 049
  • 02. PLACE: Ponta de Machadinho – COLAHES-PA Island
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 27 Nov 77 – at 02:00 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous bodies (3)
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow.
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. RELATIVE SIZE: 2.5cm (50 cent coin)
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Varied. Developments around Ponta do Machadinho
  • 09. SPEED: Variable
  • 10. ALTITUDE: …
  • 11. DISTANCE: 6,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr ROSIO DE OLIVEIRA
  • 13. NOTE: Element A: He moved to the NW with a bluish focus towards the water. Element B: It moved eastward, without emitting a focus of light. Element C: It moved to the Northeast (COLARES-PA), without emitting focus.

  • 01. REG. n. 050
  • 02 LOCATION: Canal do Navio – Baia do Marajó -PA.
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 27 Nov 77 – at 02:30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Light body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 2.5 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight path. Southeast / Northwest.
  • 09. SPEED: Average
  • 10. ALTITUDE:. . .
  • 11. DISTANCE: 400m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr. RÓSIO DE OLIVEIRA
    13. NOTE: The UFO focused on a blue beam in several directions. It made no noise.

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.

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