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Occurred : 8/28/1998 22:30 (Entered as : 08/28/98 22:30)
Reported: 9/30/1999 21:31
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Gulf Islands (Canada), BC
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1-5 mins
while camping a we paid little attention to a very high flying object with no flashing lights or motor sound, flew above us, pulled 90 degree turn and flew down over the horizon. it was the perfect sharp turn that caught our attention

A friend and I were camping on an island called Galiano Island at the end of august of 98. It was after dark and we were getting ready to sleep. I saw what I thought was a plane and paid little notice to it as it flew above us. When it was a more or less directly over us it had changed direction by about a full 90 degrees. That was what surprised us. The object had three lights in the dark sky it looked triangular, and the lights were not flashing, just white lights. It was very high up. As far as the sound it made, a very low humm. There were no other planes in the sky. Both my friend and I were convinced that is was not a sea plane. It moved from directly above us to the horizon, a distance of about 25 km in less than a minute if that is a significant detail. I have no reason to lie, and in fact, since the sighting have been avidly seeking information to confirm my skeptisism as to weather this is a ligit sighting or a common aircraft. thank you.