- NRC REED OTT
- RCMP 1 VIC PRIORITY VIC 050CT UNCLAS NATIONAL RESEARCH
COUNCIL 2ETELCO/5/361 FOLLOWING RECEIVED FROM KAMLOOPS CITY DET-RCMP
- RE: U.F.O. OUR FILE: 79-10-05
- It is requested that E-Div notify the NRC at telex no5-053-3715
concerning the following sighting of a U.F.O.
- At approximately 00:20 hours, 79-10-05 Daylight Saving
Time, Reg No: -----, Cst. -----, sighted the following U.F.O. while he
was parked in his police car on Lac Le Jeune Road, Kamloops, B.C..
- Cloud cover at the time of sighting light, 4/10ths of
which could not be seen through. At this time a dull orange light with
the appearance of a flare appeared in the sky approximately 1/2 mile west
of the police car and remained there for approximately five to ten seconds
and then disappeared. About thirty seconds later a huge craft appeared
to appear directly overhead of the writer with a sudden burst of eight
to ten extremely bright lights. The thing then headed east at an extreme
rate of speed. Within twenty to thirty seconds it disappeared from sight
over the mountains near Mt. Lolo. When it first was sighted and when it
propelled east, no sound could be heard from it.
- While the craft was overhead and after it left Cst. ----
(another officer) who was near Lac Le Jeune turn-off, advised he smelled
a strong odor of something similar to a fuse flare.
- Several members and a number of civilians saw the craft
while it was moving, however no one saw it stationary.
- Most reports indicate it would have been approximately
at cloud level, which would be 1/4 to 1/2 mile high as it appeared to light
up clouds and smog as it traveled.
- The whole time it moved, it appeared to be one craft,
as all the lights remained in proportion the whole distance. If it was
one craft, it was a minimum of 1000 feet in length and had a tale (sic)
approximately 100 feet.
- The sighting here appeared at 00:20 hours and Revelstoke
reports it at 00:30 hours. All reports indicate it was approximately 1/4
to 1/2 mile off the ground and approximately 1000 feet or more in length.
- Mt. Lolo radar base was advised of the occurrence, however
would not offer any further info.
- NORAD GQ was contacted and advised that the sighting
was the re-entry of a Russian spaceship.
- In view of the foregoing, a report will not be submitted
unless otherwise requested. Unquote
- Please advise of a further report will be required.
- Report N79/102 000019 Reel T-1743