OPERATION SAUCER #9 [Operação Prato] reports n.081 to n.090 [1978]

  • 01. REG. n. 081
  • 02. PLACE: Baia do Sol – Mosqueiro-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 22 Dec 77 – at 03:20 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. FORM: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 5 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT straight path, Southeast / Northwest
  • 09. SPEED: Average (-500km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,500 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,000 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): 1S C AT MT FLÁVIO and Civilians UBIRATAN PINON and Mrs. F.M. FREITAS and SRA. CELIA MONTENEGRO
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO started to emit bluish flashes when quite far (8,000m) from the observation point. Continuous accelerated movement.

  • 01. REG. n. 082
  • 02. LOCATION: Baia do Sol – Mosqueiro-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 22 Dec 77 – at 5:20 am
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 3 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory, in the Southeast / North direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Average (-500 Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 1,000 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 2,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): 1S C AT MT FLÁVIO o Civilians UBIRATAN PINON and Mrs. F.M. FREITAS and SRA. CELIA MONTENEGRO
  • 13. NOTE: No air displacement or noise was observed.

  • 01. REG. n. 083
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 23 Jan 78 – 23:30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: UFO (landed)
  • 05. COLOR: Dark reddish on the top and blue-green reflections on the bottom
  • 06. SHAPE: Rounded (circular), “short-brimmed hat”, with 2 feet.
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: Estimated, depending on the distance, between 2 m and 3 m
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Stationary. He moved, gaining height at great speed.
  • 09. SPEED: Supersonic (when moving)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: On the ground
  • 11. DISTANCE: 400m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Mr MANOEL JOÃO DE OLIVEIRA FILHO
  • 13. NOTE: The rapporteur observed the UFO landed, for a period of 10 (ten) minutes, He tried to call his companions, when returning the CL [luminous body] was already moving at a high speed upwards, in the Northwest direction.

  • 01. REG. n. 084
  • 02. SETTING: Elo Guajará (Olaria KEUFFER) – Benfica-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 23 Jan 78 – 23:53 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06. APPARENT SIZE: 10 cm
  • 07. MOVEMENT: Initially straight, in the North / South direction, made a left turn
  • 08. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 09. SPEED: Medium (-500Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 300 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,000 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / 1 COMAR team
  • 13. NOTE: made a left turn, moving away. Duration of passage: 60 seconds.

  • 01. REG. n. 085
  • 02. PLACE: Rio Guajará (Olaria KEUFFER) – Benfica-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 24 Jan 76 – at 00:09 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE : 5 cm
  • 08 MOVEMENT: Trajectory, in the Northeast / South direction
  • 09. MEDIUM SPEED (-500Eia / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 300m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 100m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / 1 COMAR team
  • 13. NOTE: No noise. Quick pass (about 1 minute)

  • 01. REG. n. 086
  • 02. PLACE: Rio Guajará-Benfica-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 24 Jan 78 – 01:42 am
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow, matte
  • 06. SHAPE: Undefined
    07. APPARENT SIZE: 15 to 20cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Curved trajectory, in the Northwest / Southeast direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Average (-500 Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 200m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 3,000m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): Team A2 / 1 COMAR
  • 13. NOTE: Disappearance due to interposition of trees.

  • 01. REG. n. 087
  • 02. PLACE: COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 27 Jan 78 – 03:00 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Luminous body
  • 05. COLOR: Bluish luminosity. Dark colored object
  • 06. SHAPE: Circular, with small wings and two tubes at the front.
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 2.00 m in diameter
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Straight trajectory (‘chopped’ flight, braking), coming from NE.
  • 09. SPEED: variable
  • 10. ALTITUDE: low
  • 11. DISTANCE: estimated 300m
  • 12. OBSERVER (S):
  • 13. NOTE: The reporting witness was placing his fishing net at Praia do Cajueiro, when he realized that an unidentified object was coming towards him. He abandoned his net and, together with his companion, took shelter in the mangrove. The object was hovering on the beach at a low height, focusing a bluish light on the mangrove.

  • 01. REG. n. 088
  • 02. LOCATION: Rio Laranjeira (affluent of the Guajará River). CIMATRO-Belém-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 27 Jan 78 – 23:32 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: Light body
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish yellow, matte 06. SHAPE: Undefined
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 10 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: Slightly curved path, Southeast /South-west.
  • 09. SPEED: Low (-200 Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 300m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,000m (estimated), when closest.
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / 1 COMAR team
  • 13. NOTE: The UFO ‘snaked’ around (erratically). As he approached the light of the city, he made a sharp turn, heading north. Blacked out at a distance of 3,000m, in front of the observation point (a water tank, 28m high).

  • 01. REG. n. 089
  • 02. LOCATION: Rio Laranjeira – CIMATRO-VOLKSWAGEN – Belém-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 26 Jan 78 – at 1:08 am
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: luminous body
  • 05 COLOR: Reddish yellow
  • 06 SHAPE: undefined
  • 07 APPARENT SIZE: 10 cm
  • 08. MOVEMENT: trajectory in smooth turn to the left, North / South direction.
  • 09. SPEED: Medium (-300 Km / h)
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 300 m (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 1,500 m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): A2 / 1 COMAR team
  • 13. The UFO ‘snaked’ around, moved away from the city light (Belém-PA), making a sharp turn towards the NE, shuttinng down at a distance of 3,000m in front of the observers.
  • 14. ANNEX: Copy of 6 photos

  • 01. REG. n. 090
  • 02. LOCATION:  Cajueiro Beach – COLARES-PA
  • 03. DATE / TIME: 05 Feb 78 – 05:30 hours
  • 04. DESCRIPTION: UFO
  • 05. COLOR: Reddish, in the central part, rectangular area, lighter.
  • 06. SHAPE: Inverted net (semi-circular or semi-oval)
  • 07. APPARENT SIZE: 3.00m
  • 08 MOVEMENT: In slow ascension, straight path.
  • 09. SPEED: Low
  • 10. ALTITUDE: 3 cm (estimated)
  • 11. DISTANCE: 400m (estimated)
  • 12. OBSERVER (S): MANOEL JOÃO DE OLIVEIRA.
  • 13. NOTE: Initially, great luminosity was observed between the mangrove waters. It moved slowly like floating  (or a leaf in the wind) over the beach towards the North.

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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