Continental Airlines Flight Has Close Call With Mystery Object

May 27, 2008

A Continental Airlines flight had a very close call with a mystery object while in-flight.  The object was believed to be a model rocket of some kind..Washington (ChattahBox) – A Continental Airlines flight had a very close call with a mystery object while in-flight. The object was believed to be a model rocket of some kind.

The incident took place 8 miles north of the George Bush International Airport on Monday, when the object had a very close call with the airplane.

The object was flying by at a fast speed, leaving smoke behind it.

The FAA believes that it was a model rocket which caused the close call. They stated that if the model rocket did hit the engine of the plane, it would have caused minimal damage.

The Continental Airlines flight was a Boeing 737 was carrying nearly 150 passengers to Cleveland.

The FAA will continue to investigate the matter.


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