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Canada sends its air force into "complex alpine terrain" to look for debris left by a crashed object.

Canada sends its air force into "complex alpine terrain" to look for debris left by a crashed object.

Anita Anand, Canada's Minister of Defense, announced that the Royal Air Force of Canada has sent out various planes to look for pieces of an item that was shot down over the Yukon Territory on February 11.

The Royal Canadian Air Force sent out a CC-130H Hercules, two CC-138 Twin Otters, a CH-148 Cyclone, and a CH-149 Cormorant aircraft to assist with the debris recovery, according to Anand.

"Units forward deployed to Whitehorse and Dawson City, Yukon Territory, are providing further help," she said. The debris is situated in a

remote area northeast of Dawson City, in a complicated alpine environment that is vulnerable to difficult arctic weather conditions.

Approximately 40 miles east of Canada's border with Alaska is a little town called Dawson City.

Anand, citing "visuals" she and other authorities had seen, told CNN earlier in the day that the object was "cylindrical" and "smaller" than the "thing shot down over the United States East Coast" the day before.

But until we collect the debris and perform the analysis, it would be unwise for me to make any assumptions. The RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) in Canada and the FBI are both involved in that analysis, the minister continued.

The publication was also informed by the defence minister that the object's debris is located in a "very remote portion of Canada" with difficult terrain.

Because more investigation is required, officials have not yet concluded if the four occurrences are connected. The three retrieved artefacts are currently the subject of efforts.

Reporters were informed on February 12 by U.S. Gen. Glen VanHerck, head of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, that the military was still "actively searching" for the downed item above Alaska.

"I have a Navy P-8 that is conducting both ground and aerial surveillance there. We'll place an arctic security package inside that object once we've found it and start the analysis and recovery process from there. But at the moment, we don't have it.

On February 11, a U.S. F-22 Raptor equipped with an AIM 9X missile brought down a third object over the Yukon as a result of communication between U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

President Biden authorised U.S. fighter aircraft assigned to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to cooperate with Canada to bring down a high-altitude airborne object over northern Canada today after speaking by phone with the Canadian Prime Minister, according to Pentagon Press Secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder.

Canada sends its air force into "complex alpine terrain

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Canada sends its air force into "complex alpine terrain" to look for debris left by a crashed object.