Around 7:00 P.M. on December 10, 1969, the sky was clear enough for the pilot of a light aircraft flying across Lake Ontario to see the lights of Kingston, 170 miles to the east.
He was flying at an altitude of three thousand feet and was midway between Saint Catharines and Toronto Island Airport, when he noticed a bright UFO hovering close to the lake. The light was white and appeared to oscillate up and down with no side movements.
When the pilot contacted Toronto Radar, who told him that they were not picking up anything in the area, but the pilot continued to watch the object for another ten minutes.
A few minutes later another small plane came into the area and the second pilot also reported the bright, white UFO, and continued to watch it for another five minutes. Then the UFO stopped oscillating and disappeared to the southeast at a very high rate of speed.
When local UFO investigators learned of the sighting, they checked and found no weather balloons had been released in the area, and there there were no other aricraft except the two mentioned above.