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Airplane part falls from sky, nearly hitting Maine Capitol Police worker

AUGUSTA, Maine A metal object thought to have fallen from the trans-Atlantic jet came crashing down beyond your Maine State House, landing with a loud bang just feet from the Capitol Police worker, officials said Monday.

The Federal Aviation Administration was alerted Friday and returned to hawaii House on Monday since it investigated the thing, Capitol Police Chief Matthew Clancy said.

The metal hit with a loud bang on a slab of granite lining a cobblestone walkaway about 5 to 9 8 feet from the security screener and came near hitting the building itself, he said.

It will be shocked him, the principle said. He was walking back again to the building and got a significant wakeup call.

No-one was hurt.

The FAA believes the metal sleeve weighing 6 to 7 pounds originated from a wing flap of a big passenger jet, he said. Airlines were notified, and all planes landed safely that day, Clancy said.

The region where in fact the airplane part crashed to the bottom is normally busy once the Maine Legislature is in session, and its own routinely useful for rallies, protests and press conferences, he said.

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