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‘Brazil Sightings’

1846: Brazil’s very first official UFO report

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: June ?, 1846 Sighting Time: 5:57 AM Day/Night: Dawn Location:  19 miles away from Asunción, on the Paraguay River  Urban or Rural: -rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): globe  Color of Object(s): luminous  Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Augusto João Manuel Leverger, baron of Melgaço Full Report Antonio Huneeus | Oct 06, 2010 The very first official UFO report in Brazilian history since it was written by an important Navy officer and published in the Official Gazette of the Empire of Brazil on November 26, 1846. The case was discovered by Edison Boaventura Júnior, President of the Grupo Ufológico de Guarujá (GUG) and published in his website… Read More

1947: 7 ft Aliens spotted in Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 23, 1947 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Day Location: Bauru, state of Sao Paulo Urban or Rural: – No. of Entity(‘s): 3 Entity Type: beings Entity Description: 2.15 meters in height (7 ft), stepped out of the craft wearing transparent outfits which covered them like “plastic bags”. They had round eyes, bald heads and bulky round heads without eyebrows or facial hair; their legs were proportionally longer than a human’s. The witness could not determine if they were male or female, but found that they had “a certain beauty” about them. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III)  Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): 45 meters in width Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disk  Color of Object(s): whitish-grey in color, and… Read More

1952: Barra da Tijuca, Brazil Photos

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May 7, 1952 Sighting Time: 4:30 P.M. Day/Night: Day Location:  Barra da Tijuca,Brazil Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disk  Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Ronald Story’s The Encyclopedia of UFOs, pages 41-45. http://www.nicap.org/bdtrep-story.htm Full Report Of all photographs of alleged UFOs, the Barra da Tijuca series is considered by the Aerial Phenomena Research Organization (APRO) to be “one of the best (and possibly the best) on record.” (at that time) However, the authenticity of the photos has been challenged; and some photo analysts suspect a hoax. The five pictures were taken by press photographer Ed Keffel,… Read More

1952: Contact in Angatuba Mountains, Parana, Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: November 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Angatuba Mountains Parana Brazil Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-V (Close Encounter V)  Duration: hour No. of Object(s):  5 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): saucer Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Characteristics:  Landing, Encounter, Humanoid Source: Dino Kraspedon, “My Contact With Flying Saucers” Summary/Description: Dino Kraspedon spent 3 days and nights in the mountains where he had previously seen 5 UFOs hovering; on the last night a saucer landed, and he was invited to go inside it & met its crew. He stayed on board for about an hour; the captain explained to him how the machinery worked. Subsequently, the UFO captain… Read More

1952: Cubatao, Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date: November 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: afternoon Location: Cubatao, Brazil Urban or Rural: Hynek Classification: CE-IV (Close Encounter IV) Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): size of a bus Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): strange object Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Many Special Features/Characteristics: an “arrow” like metallic object about 30cms in diameter came out of the craft, children, abduction Source: Analigia Santos Francisco UFOVIA, Brazil Summary/Description: The main witness, (involved in other encounters) a 9-year old girl at the time was playing outside with her brother and other friends a very popular game called “cops and robbers” when suddenly a very strong wind that came out of nowhere was felt by the… Read More

1952: Humaniod Sighting in Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: January – February 1952 Sighting Time: 300 AM Day/Night: Night Location: Itanhaem Brazil Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: half an hour No. of Object(s):  a large number Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): inverted soup-plates Color of Object(s): bright blue white light, lit up by an orange glow Number of Witnesses: 2 Special Characteristics: two human figures Source: Commander Auriphebo Simoes Summary/Description: An airline pilot, Chaskov, sleeping in a beach cottage was awakened by an explosive noise and saw a bright blue white light outside. In the morning his grandmother, Mrs Chaskova, told him that she had gone out… Read More

1952: Humanoid Sighting in Passa Tempo, Minas Gerais, Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: daytime Location: Passa Tempo, Minas Gerais, Brazil Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Humanoid Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): a short, apparently transparent or immaterial humanoid figure Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Antonio Faleiro, Brazil Summary/Description: Mauricio Rangel reported seeing a short, apparently transparent or immaterial humanoid figure than ran zig-zagging across a field, at times running right through a barbed wire fence without any apparent effect. It disappeared quickly into a wooded area. Related articles The Quest For The Metal Library Why the Usa Forced the Empire of Japan… Read More

1954: Pardo River, Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: November 4, 1954 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location:  Pardo River near Pontal, Brazil Urban or Rural: rural No. of Entity(‘s): Three  Entity Type: little men  Entity Description: clad in white clothing with close-fitting skull caps, emerged from a window-like opening in the side of the small craft. Their skin appeared to be quite dark Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): ten to fifteen feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): It was so near he could have touched it Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Flying Saucers: The Startling Evidence, by C. Lorenzen p. 50-51, © 1966 Summary/Description: On November 4, 1954, Jose Alves of Pontal was fishing… Read More

1957: A Report on the Investigation of a UFO Explosion Over the Sea in Brazil

THINK ABOUTIT CRASH REPORT Date: 1957 Sighting Time: Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Day/Night: Location:  Urban or Rural: Sea Hynek Classification: CE-II (Close Encounter II)  Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: by Olavo T. Fontes M.D (published in “Flying Saucers: The Startling Evidence Of The Invasion From Outer Space) Summary/Description: On September 14, 1957, Ibrahim Sued, a columnist for the Rio de Janeiro newspaper O Globo, printed a letter which he had received, concerning a UFO incident. Accompanying the letter were three small pieces of white metal. The writer of the letter described an event in which a “flying disk” exploded over the beach at Ubatuba, in Sao… Read More

1957: Doctoring Villas Boas and aliens on ice – Article

In the late 1950s, Brazil seems to have become the testing ground either of an alien power… or those pulling the UFO string, putting forward the first successful stories of UFO abductions and crashes. In both, the esteemed Doctor Olavo Fontes seems to have been part of the experiment. Philip Coppens In the spring of 1957, Dr. Olavo T. Fontes, a gastroenterologist at the National School of Medicine in Rio de Janeiro, joined APRO, Aerial Phenomena Research Organisation, an American UFO organisation, as representative for Brazil. Brazil had been visited by “flying saucers” in the early fifties. But with Fontes joining the organisation, the APRO files began to bulge with the cases he investigated and filed. A professor at… Read More

1958: Fisherman in Brazil watches UFO

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: April, 1958 Sighting Time: 6 a.m. Day/Night: dawn Location: Brazil Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): at least 100 feet or so in diameter Distance to Object(s): 40 metre Shape of Object(s): the upper half was the colour of aluminium, like an inverted bowl, and on the top of it was a small protuberance or dome, with a light as bright as that of an electric welding arc. The lower part was also a bowl, of the same size as the top, but dark in colour, and around the widest part, where the two bowls met, was a band with a number of square portholes,… Read More

1958: Trindade Island Photograph

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: January 16, 1958 Sighting Time: 12:15 P.M. Day/Night: Daytime Location: Trindade Island, Brazil Urban or Rural: Island Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s): Single Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): gray, metallic Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: STUDIOVNI/ Jerome Clark (CUFOS) Summary: Trindade, a small rocky island in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean 600 miles off the coast of Bahia, Brazil, was the site of one of the most impressive photographic cases in UFO history. Full Report By Jerry Clark (Center for UFO Studies) Trindade, a small rocky island in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean 600 miles off the coast of Bahia,… Read More

1963: The Friendly Giant

THINK ABOUTIT CLOSE ENCOUNTER REPORT Date: Aug 28 1963 Sighting Time: Day/Night: evening  Location: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Urban or Rural: Urban No. of Entity(‘s): 4 Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: 7-ft-tall humanoids. They wore brown “diving suits” and transparent bubble-shaped helmets. Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): 10-ft-wide Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): sphere Color of Object(s): transparent  Number of Witnesses: 3 –  Fernando Eustaquio Gualberto (12), Ronaldo Gualberto (7), Jose Vidal (7). Source: Alan Baker: The Encyclopedia of Alien Encounters, p60. ,Jacques Vallee: Dimensions, pp 137-138. Summary/Description: Cyclops drops in for a quick visit. Full Report A Globe full of Giants Celtic folklore tells of a race of one-eyed giants driven to extinction by humans greedy for their land and treasures. While such… Read More