Monday, February 16, 2009

Latest panic caused by yet another meteor

Picture the sheer terror as a fireball blazed across the daylight Texas sky at the weekend, prompting numerous 911 calls to law enforcement agencies citing terror attacks, missile strikes and naturally invaders from other worlds.

Most reported mysterious debris that was said to look like a meteor or fireball in the sky. The event was captured on film over Austin, TX by a TV crew filming a marathon at the time. The footage, also shown in slow motion, coincides with numerous sightings of falling debris in the area. In Central Texas, the Williamson County sheriff's office received so many emergency calls that it sent a helicopter out to look for debris from a plane crash. See for yourself:


The Federal Aviation Administration concluded that the fireball was caused by falling debris from colliding satellites plummeting into earth's atmosphere but the United States Strategic Command said there was no connection with the debris from collision of a US and a Russian satellites last Tuesday - but alarmingly declined to confirm what it was.

Early Monday morning the FAA backed off it's satellite collision debris theory, confirming the event as a natural phenomenon. A North Texas astronomer said that it was probably a pickup truck-sized meteor with the consistency of concrete. Commander William "Wild Bill" Sackton, UNETIDA liaison stationed at USSTRATCOM, Offutt AFB in Nebraska assured the press that "this happens all the time" and was "nothing to worry about".

Sources: Vaughan / BBC World News / Sky News / Fox News

3 comments:

Vaughan said...

Dammit Creedon, you named me as a source...how come I don't get a cool UNETIDA codename like"Sentinel" , how come Sackton gets to be called "Wild Bill" while for me , you just name me...Jeezus and you wonder how your security gets compromised?!?!?!?!

Constance said...

Slow your roll, Vaughan. You know that half the time he can't even spell UNETIDA let alone come up with codenames!

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