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1) Natara Galarraga Cortázar São Paulo), “Ovnis en Brasil, la historia oficial; Los informes sobre los más de 700 objetos voladores no identificados investigados por la Fuerza Aérea durante más de 60 años están en el Archivo Nacional al alcance de investigadores y curiosos,” El País, el 25 de septiembre 2023 (06:15 EDT);
2) Naiara Galarraga Gortázar (São Paulo), “UFOs in Brazil, the official story; Reports on the more than 700 unidentified flying objects investigated by the Air Force for more than 60 years are in the National Archive within the reach of researchers and curious people,” El País, September 25, 2023 )06:15 EDT);
Brazil’s National Archives has in its archives decades of mikitaryvreports on UFO incidents, some of which are extraprdinay. These archives may be accessed on the Internet. They include audio recording ps of pikots, interviews, and drawings, in addition to ir as part of the mikitary reports.
Galarraga Gortázar notes that in Brazil belief in UFO’s is widespread. She recounts how one group of Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters appeal to extraterrestials to assist him in carrying out his coup attempt on January 8, 2023.
She recounts the following extraordinary incident:
One day in May 1986, the Minister of the Brazilian Air Force, Lieutenant General Octávio Júlio Moreira Lima, summoned the press in Brasilia to report on the extraordinary events that occurred the previous Monday, which led him to order the deployment of five fighters. He sent them to chase and intercept 21 UFOs sighted by hundreds of civilian and military witnesses – and detected by radars – in four States. It was frantic hours. Unfortunately, none of the aircraft managed to reach the luminous objects, which were released with unthinkable breaks and speeds. The minister, who appeared with the five military pilots and air traffic controllers who monitored the sightings, promised a detailed report in a month. It took him much longer to see the light, but he saw it. Published many years later, anyone can read it because it is in the National Archive. You don’t even need to go to the headquarters in Brasilia. You can check it from any corner of the world with an internet connection.
She quotes Brazilian officials as explaining that they do not attack UFO’s because they don’t perceive a threat, and because they don’t know how they might respond if they were attacked.
Further details of the 1968 incident are spine-tingling:
The most famous of the incidents with unidentified flying objects was that Monday in 1986, when 21 UFOs invaded Brazilian airspace. It entered the history of ufology as The Official Night of UFOs. The military report concluded the following, explained in its arid tone: “The phenomena are solid and reflect intelligence in a certain way, due to the ability to follow and maintain the distance of the observers, as well as to fly in formation, not necessarily manned,” the author wrote about a few hours that shocked the country.
The first to detect those bright spots was an air traffic controller from São José dos Campos, the city that hosts the National Institute of Space Research and other strategic facilities. Witness pilots declared at the time that flying objects could move in a zigzag, stop in the sky, curve at right angles, change color and reach supersonic speeds.
The sound recordings of the frantic conversations between the controllers and the pilots can be heard on the website of the National Archive, which occasionally disseminates excerpts on social networks.”
If these UFO’s were in fact of extraterrestrial origin, one sign of their benevolent intent may be that they didn’t intervene to assist Jair Bolsonaro’s attempted coup d’état. On the other hand, they may simply have been out of range, exploring other planets.
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