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Aside from some specific components (easily identifiable as to material used if not purpose) and amount of material as you say method of construction of a Mogul array was identical to a weather balloon.
Apologies for lack of referencing but from memory the earliest descriptions of debris field size / amount of material don't appear to match with that of a Mogul array, indicating a larger than expected spread and mass of material.
What I saw I couldn't believe, there was so much of it. It had scattered over such a vast area.
"It was strewn over a wide area, I guess maybe of a mile long and a few hundred feet wide."
Also from memory I believe quite deep gouges in the ground were described and again I'm not sure that can be reconciled with the mass involved in a Mogul array ?
One thing I did notice – nothing actually hit the ground bounced on the ground. It was something that must have exploded above ground and fell.
Then at the least there are the I-beams - and most accounts are quite definitive about the fact they were I or H shaped in cross section. I recall seeing construction detail of a Mogul array and that there were no I or H beams present. Of course this doesn't mean it wasn't a man made object but if attempting to positively identify a Mogul array from the earliest descriptions of what was found it should be possible to get some accurate cross references between description and construction.
Oh yes, the little members, small members, solid members that you could not bend or break. But it didn't look like metal. It looked more like wood.
It was a solid member, rectangular members, just like you get a square stick... varied lengths.
They were, what I could recall, perhaps 3/8 of an inch by 1/4 inch thick. (biggest) I'd say about 3 or 4 feet, weightless. You couldn't even tell you had it in your hands. Just like you handle balsa wood.
Sticks, like kite sticks, were attached to some of the pieces with a whitish tape.