17 Jun 1977 - Castelo De Bode Dam, Portugal

17 June 1977 12:00
Castelo De Bode Dam, Portugal

Portuguese AF Dornier 27 incident.

Military pilot flying Dornier 27 encountered inverted bowl-shaped disc. Sudden drop in plane, despite its characteristic low stalling speed. UFO dark with 4 and white-yellow panels along lower perimeter. EM

An object was observed. Electromagnetic and gravity effects were noted.

One yellow-white dome-shaped object was observed by one male 23-year-old military witness in-flight for six seconds (Rodrigues, Jose Francisco). No sound was heard.

Hynek rating: CE2
Vallee rating: MA2
Vallee reliability rating: BBB
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Sources: 91; 676; 749