FAA reports early morning flash in sky was meteor

FAA reports early morning flash in sky was meteor

Idaho Air National Guard at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho
Idaho Air National Guard at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho

Othello School District Security Camera
Othello School District Security Camera

A company in Moses Lake was one of several that recorded the flash from the meteorite on surveillance video (Belinda Toy)
A company in Moses Lake was one of several that recorded the flash from the meteorite on surveillance video (Belinda Toy)
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UPDATED INFORMATION: A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman in Seattle says a Horizon Airlines pilot reported seeing a burst of light in AdamsCounty around 5:45 Tuesday morning. The Adams County sheriff’s office and State Patrol said they had no reports of an impact.

SPOKANE, Wash.- Thousands of people in Northwest woke to a huge streaking flash in the sky early Tuesday morning. According to the Oregonian.com the Federal Aviation Administration, after talking to air traffic controllers, is reported the flash was a meteor.

There have been reports from those who saw the flash as far away as Clarkston, Lewiston, Republic, Wenatchee, Hayden and Troy, Idaho, and Missoula, Montana.

Various websites reported eyewitnesses all across the Northwest saying the flash looked like anything from summer lightning, a meteor, a rocket, a satellite, or just an exploding transformer. Several other viewers reported feeling a sonic boom moments after the flash in the sky

Source: FAA reports early morning flash in sky was meteor

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