posted on Jun, 15 2004 @ 12:31 PM
My thought is that it's an external fuel tank from a military aircraft that was ejected because of some problem and then exploded on the way down.
The explosion area shows some signifigant velocity, and it appears that whatever the object is, if it is exploding, it's begining to break up.
My theory is that some military aircraft had a mechanical problem in an external fuel tank, maybe a potental fire or something, and dropped it, the
tank began to fall towards the ground, but caught fire and exploded before it hit. This would explain the shortness of the trail, the explosion and
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