Thursday, September 18th18.0°C
19716
22642

Object sighted over Orchard Park Mall

A Kelowna family saw an aircraft they could not identify hovering over Orchard Park mall Friday night.

The family were headed west on highway 97 at around 11:45 p.m. when they spotted what they initially thought was a helicopter hovering above the mall.  As they got closer, however, it didn't appear or behave like a helicopter or any other airplane.

The craft was described as being shaped like a stingray, was a dark grey color and had 3 or 4 steady white lights.

"It began to slowly head east, parallel to the ground," said one witness, who wishes to remain anonymous.

"It just took off into the sky with a rate of acceleration that we had never seen before and was gone."

No sounds were heard.

NavCanada have confirmed that no aircraft were over Kelowna airspace at that time, with that trajectory.

Send photos and video to [email protected]



Read more Kelowna News

22908


Recent Trending





20007




FEATURED Property
1949076412 - 4004 Bluebird Road
2 bedrooms 2 baths
$545,000
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading



23428




22657

Kelowna SPCA Featured Pet

Geedo
Geedo Kelowna SPCA >








23037



Okanagan Quick Links City of Kelowna
Airport Arrivals
Airport Departures
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Transit
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna
Central Okanagan
Regional District

District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
Interior Health
UBC Okanagan
Okanagan College
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library


Kelowna City Council Audio
Audio
September 8, 2014 @ 1:30 pm
Live broadcasts, archives, schedule >


Member of BC Press Council
22395