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Mystery Lights Over Lake Erie
On July 14, between 5-6am, while taking his usual early morning walk along
the shores on Lake Erie, Ontario, near Morgan's Point, business professional,
Dirk Vander Ploeg eyes were drawn to the south-eastern skies, were
bright objects, one brighter than the other conducting maneuvers that
not have been terrestrial
Vander Ploeg immediately returned to his residence, found his camcorder,
returned to the shoreline, where the two unknown objects were videotaped
maneuvering for approximately one hour.
The objects appear on video to be a planetary alignment... that it, until
the objects start moving in two opposite directions - then returning back
their original locations over the Lake to which Vander Ploeg's attention
originally attracted two.
At approximately 11:00 a.m., Rob McConnell, the host of THE 'X' ZONE RADIO
SHOW, and a personal friend of Vander Ploeg arrived and was shown the
After viewing the footage, McConnell placed several calls to colleagues
Canada and the United States to see if there was any explanation for the
strange maneuvers or if in fact, the objects were terrestrial... a rare
planetary alignment or possibly extraterrestrial craft. Calls included
Canada's crack Search and Rescue in Trenton, Ontario.... NORAD at Cheyenne
Mountain... Air Traffic Control Centers in Canada and the United States.
reply from all sources - there were no calls of a UFO order... there were
unknown targets on radar screens... commercial or military.
Peter Davenport of the National UFO Reporting Center in Washington was
contacted. Davenport stated that an astronomer called into the center
evening at approximately 21:00 PST and reported a sighting but there could
no no correlation with Vander Ploeg's sighting.
The video footage of this sighting will be shown on CHTV and SPACE: The
Imagination Station has been contacted as well.
A UFO watch has been e\established for the early hours of Sunday, July
between the hours of 03:00 and 06:00 am Eastern. Dirk Vander Ploeg will
guest on the Monday morning, July 16th edition of THE 'X' ZONE RADIO SHOW
and will be heard on the Liberty Works Radio Network.
If anyone has information that might have any connection with this sighting,
please contact the following. The following contact information can be
for Dirk Vander Ploeg and Rob McConnell.