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A recording of air traffic control conversations between pilots and controllers in the skies above Canada have gone viral after they were shared online.

The conversations took place on January 19 and include reports from numerous aircraft about “multiple lights sometimes in a triangle formation.”

“I’m certainly no expert, but they’re moving side-to-side and then going away from each other and then forming triangles,” an Air Canada pilot from Seattle to Winnipeg reported while flying over Saskatchewan.

“That doesn’t really seem like they’re in any type of orbit. But I mean, I’m no expert.”

“Yeah, it’s quite bizarre,” another pilot nearby adds.

“There’s around six of them just randomly in formation flying at a high altitude at 12 o’clock.”

“Definitely not satellites,” another pilot interjects.

“It’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen in the 15 years of night flying that I’ve done.”

The clip came from recordings posted on

“There’s no active airspace, military airspace, anything like that we’re aware of,” an air traffic controller can be heard saying.

“I honestly have no idea what that might be.

“Sure be nice to get answers on that, for sure,” a pilot said.

While answers may not be immediate, an investigation into what could have caused the lights is underway.

Mulder and Scully have been contacted for comment.