Wednesday , 26 October 2016
(Photo by Samantha Thompson‎)
(Photo by Samantha Thompson‎)

Strange Light in the Sky Seen Across the Victor Valley

VICTORVILLE:( Victor Valley News received multiple reports of a strange white bright light seen over the Victor Valley. Photos and videos of amazed, shocked and confused residence surfaced all within minutes on the Victor Valley News Facebook group.

Several concerned residents called the sheriff’s department to report the strange light in the sky just before 6:10 p.m. on Saturday night. Reporting parties were describing the light as a “spaceship” or “a rocket being chased by two military helicopters”. Per scanner traffic, the bright light was a military missile test.

The U.S. Navy in a statement provided on Saturday night confirmed that report by saying, “Navy Strategic Systems Programs conducted scheduled Trident II (D5) missile test flight at sea from USS Kentucky, an Ohio Class SSBN, in the Pacific Test Range off the coast of Southern California.”

Navy officials said that these tests are done on a regular basis to ensure reliability of the system and provide valuable information about our systems. Naval Officials also stated that the missile was unarmed and “classified before launch”.

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