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UFO Sighting Report - Canada

Mid 1990s : CFB Petawawa, Ontario


UFOINFO Sighting Form Report

Location: CFB Petawawa, Ontario, Object sighted at N 45 56 43 W 77 19 36

Date: Mid 90s

Time: 0500 hrs

Number of witnesses: 2

Number of objects: 1

Shape of objects: Egg or tear shaped

Weather Conditions: Clear, sunny

Description: I would like to relay the following information with regards to a UFO sighting at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa in the mid 1990s.

I am a firefighter with the department of national defence and I was the on duty Fire officer at the 427 helicopter squadron in a very early morning in June. It was approximately 5 am and my crew member and I were standing outside of the crash hall watching a helicopter being refuelled after a morning recon mission in the training area, assessing the progress of a natural cover fire.

At that point, I noticed an egg or tear shaped object, approximately twice the size of a CH-136 Griffon helicopter, travelling south east to north west towards the Chalk River Nuclear Research establishment at an approximate rate of speed approaching 200 knots. The altitude was approximately 100 meters and it was roughly 800 meters from us, between Antler and Bostwick lakes.

The egg shaped object had no markings, no visible windows or doors and was finish in bright silvery polished metal. No lights were present and no sounds were emanating from the object.

It had a peculiar flight pattern in that the blunt end of the object was, it seemed to be, the front of the vehicle and it was travelling in hopping pattern as if it got a boost to stay afloat only then to loose altitude. The variance between the high and low wave was approximately less than one meter and those waves were fairly closed together and I was wondering how a crew could possibly survive such a flight pattern.

The object travelled North West following the creek and lakes to the end of the plain at Clement Lake, about 4 kilometres away and hovered for a few seconds then rotated to face north east. The early morning sun reflected off the object brilliantly and then the object descended below the horizon... not to be seen again.

The refuelling crew had their backs to the flying event while the on duty flight controller had his head down, not looking outside.

One month later, I reported the event to the RCMP branch in Pembroke who took a statement and left.

TV/Radio: No press involvements