posted on Oct, 31 2008 @ 10:52 AM
A well know ufo sighting and ufo 'crash'. For all the people involved in ufology Shag Harbour is known as Canadian Roswell but with a better and
stronger evidence, documentation.
According to the document the story involves sighting of a UFO in October 4, 1967. The object with a diameter approximately 60 feet was seen to hover
the water near the small fishing village of Shag Harbour in Nova Scotia, Canada. The UFO, which displayed four bright lights that flashed in sequence,
tilted to a 45-degree angle and descended rapidly towards the water's surface. Upon impact, there was a bright flash and an explosive roar.
Witnesses, concerned with what was happening called the nearby Barrington Passage RCMP detachment. But witnesses didn't mentioned anything about UFO.
Most of them believed that a large aircraft ditched into the harbour.
Three RCMP officers arrived at the shore near the impact site. Corporal V. Werbicki, Constable Ron O'Brien and Constable Ron Pond, who was on highway
patrol on Highway #3, was heading towards Shag Harbour from a position west of the impact site, and his position allowed him to view the UFO while it
was still in flight. The unusual lighting configuration and flight characteristics tipped Cst. Pond off to the unusual nature of the object long
before he heard from Cpl. Werbicki, who received his information through the initial complaints to the detachment.
The story goes on with three officers approaching the impact site founding that the UFO was still floating on the water, about half mile from the
shore. The object was surrounded with a pale yellow and was leaving a trail of dense foam as it drifted in the ebb tide. None of the officers had any
knowledge about a missing craft, either military or civilian.
One important detail is (according to Cst. Pond) that the object was changing shape during its descent to the water's surface. The sulfurous-smelling
yellow foam continued to well to the surface from the point where the UFO went down, and a 120 by 300 foot slick developed. The next morning a
preliminary report was sent to Canadian Forces Headquarters in Ottawa. After communicating with NORAD, Maritime Command was asked to conduct an
underwater search ASAP for the object responsible for the concern in Shag Harbour. Seven navy divers from the HMCS Granby searched throughout the
daylight hours until sundown of 08 October 1967. On Monday, 09 October 1967, Maritime Command canceled the search effort claiming "nil results."
Is a great document with plenty of details, memos, steps that were followed by the official statement that the investigation produced no answer for
what happened. According to the final words by Colonel Turner who was the director of operations, Department of National Defense failed to locate any
tangible evidence which could be used to arrive at an explainable conclusion.