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Figuring it must have come from an aircraft, she immediately called Paine Field and someone arrived within a half-hour to pick it up, she said.
"We have no idea what it is," airport director Dave Waggoner said.
Paine Field officials showed it to staff at Regal Air, which runs an aircraft maintenance operation at the airport.
Officials were told it didn't come from an airplane, Waggoner said.
"'This is not an aviation piece of equipment,'" he said in recounting the response from Regal Air.
Originally posted by harrytuttle
This piece of medal looks like one of those polished steel mirrors you see in rest stop public bathrooms.
It looks like it's been used as a mirror too - see all the stuff that looks spit on it and then dripped down and dried?
That's what it looks like, but reading the story the people said they didn't see it fall - they heard it crash down - so whose to say some kids didn't through it up on their roof and run away?
Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by backinblack
Apparently it hit a roof first.
And weighed only 4lb...
A lump of metal which smashed through the roof of a house is believed to have come from space, the RAF has said.