Military jet over Vernon has social media buzzing

Fighter jet over Vernon

UPDATE: 8 a.m.

Several Castanet readers have said the jet flying over Vernon Friday afternoon is a CT-155 Hawk – a Canadian military plane used to train pilots.

The planes are generally kept in Cold Lake, Alta. and Moose Jaw, Sask.

ORIGINAL: May 19, 5 p.m.

A military jet roaring across the North Okanagan has social media buzzing.

The plane was seen over Vernon several times Friday afternoon, leading to numerous posts and comments.

The Vernon & Area Community Forum page lit up with comments ranging from the Canadian Airforce was conducting training exercises to more humorous comments of “I am pretty sure I saw Tom Cruise at the gas station near the airport.”

Castanet will have more information as soon as it becomes available.

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