Unidentified Object Shot Down Over Yukon, PM Trudeau Says It's "Some Sort of Pattern"
Over the last 10 days, four different unidentified aerial objects hovering over Canada and the United States have been shot down, with one landing out in Yukon.
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Over the last 10 days, four different unidentified aerial objects hovering over Canada and the United States have been shot down, with one landing out in Yukon, while a second one likely landed in Canadian waters in Lake Huron.
The first object to cross into Canadian airspace did so on Feb. 11, which led to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordering a U.S. fighter jet to shoot the “cylindrical object” down over central Yukon over 100 kilometres away from the Canada-U.S. border.
On Feb. 12, a U.S. fighter jet shot down an octagonal object at 20,000 feet in the air that they believe had dangling strings with no payload.
The other two landed in Alaska and off the coast of South Carolina last week.
Following the Prime Minister’s order to shoot down the object flying over Yukon, he explained why he thought there was a pattern.
“I think obviously there is some sort of pattern in there,” Trudeau said to the media in Whitehorse. “The fact that we are seeing this in a significant degree over the past week is a cause for interest and close attention, which is exactly what we’re doing. We’ve deployed significant resources here to be able to recover the object, as well as diplomatic and international engagements going on to find more information and get solutions on this.”
Yukon Premier Ranj Pillai added that recovery efforts are currently ongoing and that the government believes that the object fell between the area east of Dawson City and west of Mayo.
“This is rugged country for anybody,” Pillai told CBC News. “Yukoners who have either hiked or hunted in that area would know, there’s lots of elevation [...] It’s big country. So I would assume this will [take] quite a while to get in there and find it.”
The U.S. shot down what was allegedly a Chinese spy balloon earlier this month.