15 October 2009

Meteor/Meteorite News- Space Junk Hits UK House 15OCT09

Couple's home hit by space metal

The chunk of metal which fell into the Welton's home
The metal was originally thought to have fallen from an aircraft

A couple from Hull have been told that a 4lb (1.8kg) chunk of metal which smashed through the roof of their home may have come from space.

The RAF investigated the unidentified falling object after it landed in Peter and Mair Welton's loft in July.

It was not known where the metal had come from but it seemed likely that it was "space debris", investigators said. ... [more]


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