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Crashed Brazilian UFO
Normally UFOs are shown flying around in the sky, such as in this (very fake looking) footage of a recent UFO seen in China (thanks, Kathy). But Christopher emailed a link to these photos of a UFO recently seen in Brazil that was hitching a ride on the back of a truck. The text explains:
Possible crash involving a disk-shaped object is reported in Brazil. Brazilian UFO Magazine’s consultant witnesses the transportation of a strange disk-shaped object in the Brazilian state of Bahia On Saturday, November 25th... Despite the strangeness of that scene, the object was uncovered and totally exposed. “Even with so many cars coming on the opposite way (going to Salvador) and the other ones behind the truck, very few people seemed to care about that scene”, Baqueiro says.
So presumably, whatever government agents were transporting this crashed UFO couldn't even be bothered to throw a tarp over it. I love it.
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Extraterrestrial Life
Posted by The Curator on Thu Dec 07, 2006


That's not a UFO, God lost a hubcap.
Posted by Bob  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  12:54 PM
Man, that design is straight out of the 50's. Don't tell me we've got beatnik aliens now.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  01:11 PM
I wondered where that thing went to... confound hijacking Brazilian trucker!!!
Posted by oppiejoe  in  Michigan - USA  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  02:38 PM
The "similar" photo that couldn't be authenticated at the bottom...is a totally different craft. I wish we could see that car's license plate!
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  03:56 PM
This could be anything, from a theme park object to a movie set component to a lid for an industrial tank or something to a roof component.
Posted by LaMa  in  Europe  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  04:42 PM
It it was from a crashed spaceship, I doubt it would be in such nice condition.
Posted by Razela  in  Chicago, IL  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  05:09 PM
I don't think something being driven down the highway qualifies as an Unidentified Flying Object.
They should call it a UOBHOAFT (Unidentified Object Being Hauled on a Flatbed Truck.
Posted by Big Gary  in  Jefferson, Texas  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  07:25 PM
That video was kinda cool. I watched it like 13 times. I can see that in a Alien B-movie or some cheap propaganda
Posted by Toby Schnouter  in  Stromvola Beta, Clang Region of Far Space  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  07:32 PM
If you ask me (and you didn't), the UFO in the China video looks more real and believable than the ones on the trucks (those look like stacked hubcaps -VW- with a vinyl pool donut stacked between. The shadows in the picture don't even match the sun glare on the donut.
Posted by Christopher  in  Joplin, Missouri  on  Thu Dec 07, 2006  at  09:05 PM
Maybe it was a movie prop?
Posted by MangaBottle  on  Fri Dec 08, 2006  at  05:38 AM
And if you Photoshoped out the trailer, it would look like a real flying one!
Posted by Dave  in  Milton Keynes UK  on  Fri Dec 08, 2006  at  07:01 AM
It seems to me that the object on the truck is sagging over the side of the trailer, which would indicate lack of a bottom and/or interior bracing. My vote is the top of some industrial tank or possibly a water tower top.
Posted by Jim  on  Fri Dec 08, 2006  at  07:25 AM
"This could be anything, from a theme park object to a movie set component to a lid for an industrial tank or something to a roof component."

I was wondering this too...if we knew where it was being hauled...we could probably do a search that would let us find filming locations or new attractions under construction.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Fri Dec 08, 2006  at  09:26 AM
Now this is the meaning of Hitch-hikers guide.I propose UFOTHILIPOFAHTBPOATATTWIIG unidentified flying object that has inexplicably lost it's powerof flight and has to be placed on a truck and taken to where it is going.Or if Bob is correct it would be UFHCOAT which is Unidentified Fallen HubCap On A Truck
Posted by J  on  Fri Dec 08, 2006  at  02:32 PM
Looks like the head of a large pressure vessel (or industrial tank, as someone else said). I used to have pictures of a truck delivering the head of a nuclear reactor to Arkansas Nuclear One. Looked very similar, only the ANO vessel head was considerably thicker.
Posted by MAx  in  Atlanta  on  Fri Dec 08, 2006  at  02:59 PM
Has anybody besides me noticed that this object appears to be in no way fastened to the trailer to keep it from falling off? There's too many faults with this photo to have even tried to assume ANYBODY would accept it as a real photo of ANYTHING!!!
Posted by Christopher  in  Joplin, Missouri  on  Sat Dec 09, 2006  at  08:31 AM
The truck isn't even moving. It's parked on the side of the road, with two men leaning against it.
Posted by Rochelle  on  Sat Dec 09, 2006  at  04:29 PM
Christopher, it looks as though there may be clamps holding it on. And there's no telling what sort of fasteners may be holding it from the inside.
Posted by Accipiter  on  Sat Dec 09, 2006  at  06:07 PM
Hey, I have it!! It's a hat for the 50 foot tall woman. She got tired of attacking and decided to go to a ball.
Posted by Christopher Cole  in  Tucson, AZ  on  Sat Dec 09, 2006  at  09:00 PM
Those aren't men leaning against the truck, they are the aliens from the craft, and they trying to figure out how to get their craft back from the repo-man...
Posted by Christopher  in  Joplin, Missouri  on  Sun Dec 10, 2006  at  09:03 AM
Has any given any thought ot the idea that if that were TRULY a ufo, and not the lid of of some industrial tank. Given the amount of time a UFO would need to have to travel to our planet even with "hyper drive or warp technology" that the size of the inhabitants of that ship would probably be about the size of a action figure, possibly even smaller like a lego figure? that reminds me of the part from hitchhikers guide where the attack of another planet was swallowed by a small dog...
Posted by crazygutgut  in  Bay Area SF  on  Mon Dec 11, 2006  at  11:29 AM
crazygutgut, can you give a more detailed explanation as to why if it takes a long time to travel between stars then the travellers must shrink to the size of dolls? Not sure I get the connection at all.

Hilarious photos though. Not exactly a secret mission was it?
Posted by DFStuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Tue Dec 12, 2006  at  11:15 PM
In simplest terms if you were going to drive around the world NON stop 10000 times, would you do it in vw bug? or a Huge RV. Look at the size of the "ufo" compared to the men on the road. if that was a "UFO" how would they fit? where is the "engine" where is the fuel tank.. For that thing to be a real space ship and have the capactiy for space travel the engine would need to be huge. the time involved in traveling through space would require living quarters. so its just not logical that thing is a spcae ship, unless the beings for the craft are much smaller than we are. if you look at the two men they would barely fit in there, not to mention supplies, engine, fuel etc.. but shrink the occupant down to the size of a huma finger, and maybe it could be a ufo...
Posted by crazygutgut  on  Wed Dec 13, 2006  at  11:41 AM
Ah, now I see what you mean, crazy ( If I may use your first name?); Wording of the first message made me think it was the time it took to travel all that way made the voyagers shrink:)

Mind you, I only agree partway with you on the idea of needing a huge ship. True, most of the technology we are contemplating for interstellar or even interplanetary travel requires large volumes and mass, however there may yet be principles that need far less mass and energy for such travel - After all, look at our present understanding of gravity; We can only just generate it in small increments and measure it when occuring naturally, similar to the way Humphrey Davy dealt with electricity in the 1700s. Now look what we can do with electricity.

Still, it does look as if this is too small to have come very far. Though, if you read over some of the work done on magnetic plasma drives, such a vehicle would be adequate as a single-stage-to-orbit shuttlecraft.

Anyway, the kicker to me is that there does not seem to be any access points into the object anywhere.
Posted by DFStuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Thu Dec 14, 2006  at  12:28 AM
not to mention it looks more like this
http://www.bendelcorp.com/main.htm
Posted by crazygutgut  in  Bay Area SF  on  Thu Dec 14, 2006  at  07:08 PM
DFStuckey sez:
"... Anyway, the kicker to me is that there does not seem to be any access points into the object anywhere."

Well, obviously, the door is on the other side (or through the bottom?).
Posted by Big Gary  in  Blanket, Texas  on  Mon Dec 18, 2006  at  12:39 PM
ok this is totally fake i mean who would belive that the people r acting normal
Posted by jessica  in  6765hgwells  on  Wed May 16, 2007  at  06:29 PM
clue for oval shape ufo first of all we need a craft built-in magnets form and sealed with metallic ...
followed by a light generator rotating from inside to serve as an energy ... y do we used magnets ???
by connecting any kind of magnet form to each other can give us an output movements that we
can be used to manuever the craft we need to pointed the magnets change its nodes to get
the movements output ... y do we used light generator i also have some footage of ufo that it has many more lights can u explain that to me ??? we used it for receiving light coming into the sun and planets to maintain its power generated and also rechargeable it's a simple way of showing that there is a light generated inside not for the purpose of lighting some dark places because it's a spy craft from other planets ... y does ufo craft faster than our aircraft and maintain sometimes its balanced ??? because of its built-in magnet
the speed generated even much more faster than we expected if we transferred electric energy to it's magnets to force
it to move in unexpected light speed that cannot be calculated if the more electric energy apply into it, oval closed lid means of showing the balanced is in there a window from the top
purposed is not to rotate the craft because its's balanced are also right there ...
Posted by jemiah  in  philippines  on  Wed May 23, 2007  at  10:53 AM
That looks like the top of a grain silo.
Posted by Jeff  in  Kentucky  on  Fri Jul 04, 2008  at  01:45 AM
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