Frozen sewage from passing plane suspected cause of hole in Nepean home

13/ 04/ 2016 en 4:29 | Publicado en Casuística, Daños, Hielo azul, Materiales | Comentarios desactivados en Frozen sewage from passing plane suspected cause of hole in Nepean home

Woman woke to ‘giant crashing noise,’ hole in roof metres from bed.

By Stu Mills, CBC News Posted: Mar 23, 2016 5:00 AM ET

An Ottawa woman believes a chunk of frozen sewage plummeted from a passing aircraft and punched a hole through the roof of her mother’s Nepean home early Sunday morning, just metres from where she lay sleeping.
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Chunk of ice falls from sky, mysteriously hits Colton townhome

13/ 04/ 2016 en 4:17 | Publicado en Casuística, Hielo azul | Comentarios desactivados en Chunk of ice falls from sky, mysteriously hits Colton townhome

By Leticia Juarez
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
COLTON, Calif. (KABC) —
Colton resident Megan Clement says a large chunk of ice mysteriously fell out of the clear blue sky and slammed into her townhome shortly before 10 a.m. Monday morning.
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Chunk of ice ‘the size of a breeze block’ falls from plane onto Alexandra Road in Sheen

29/ 03/ 2016 en 7:03 | Publicado en Casuística, Hielo del fuselaje | Comentarios desactivados en Chunk of ice ‘the size of a breeze block’ falls from plane onto Alexandra Road in Sheen

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Hannah Clive and George Odling

A chunk of ice “the size of a breezeblock” fell from a plane on Tuesday morning onto a road in Sheen.

Hannah Clive, 40, witnessed the ice narrowly miss parked cars in Alexandra Road at about 10.45am and said the block landed with a loud bang.

The musician and writer, who is the daughter of the late actor and author John Clive, told the Richmond and Twickenham Times: “I was sitting there talking with my mother on the phone and interrupted her saying ‘mum, something just fell out of the sky’.”

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Stink from the blue: Plane poop hurts woman on ground

17/ 12/ 2015 en 5:11 | Publicado en Casuística, Daños, Hielo azul, Personales | Comentarios desactivados en Stink from the blue: Plane poop hurts woman on ground

BHOPAL: A 60-year-old suffered a shoulder injury after a football-sized chunk of ice fell on her from the sky in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh on December 17.

What was touted as a rare, celestial occurrence in the district’s Aamkhoh village, has now grabbed attention of aviation scientists, who believe the culprit could have been a commercial plane which unintentionally dropped a ball of frozen poo and urine from its toilet.

Experts said this was perhaps be the first incident in India in which a person was injured due to falling ice from a passing plane. Eyewitnesses claimed that the victim, Rajrani Gaud, is alive only because the ice chunk crashed into the edge of a terrace of a house before hitting her.

“I was only 25 feet away from the spot where the monster came crashing down. Children and villagers witnessed the fall and then heard screams. We ran to wards Rajrani’s house and referred her to hospital,” Deepak Jain, a government school teacher in Aamkhoh village, told TOI. “The ice ball hit the roof first. Other wise, it would have smashed her skull,” he said.

It could have either been “blue ice” (a term used in aviation for frozen sew age leaked mid-flight from an aircraft’s lavatory waste system) or a megacryometeor (an extremely large chunk of ice formed under unusual atmospheric conditions). An aviation expert said the waste leaking out of a lavatory is in a liquid state but gets frozen because of the low temperatures at the height at which airplanes fly-there is a fall of roughly 2 degrees for every 1,000-feet elevation. However, the chances of such a chunk of ice reaching the ground is remote although not unheard of.

If it was blue ice, the incident will be termed an aircraft accident and the victim will be entitled to compensation under the Aircraft (Investigation of Accidents and Incidents) Rules, 2012, said an expert.

However, the district administration did not bother to investigate the incident. It was not officially reported too. District collector AK Singh said he did not get it investigated as he thought it was a rumour. But Bimal Kumar Srivastava, a Delhi-based aviation consultant who has been working on blue icefalls, took it seriously and reported the matter to the director general of civil aviation and the director general of the India Meteorological Department. He got to know about the icefall from a Hindi daily which had termed it a mysterious incident.

Fuente: The Times of India

Ice Chunk Falls From The Sky?

24/ 08/ 2015 en 3:02 | Publicado en Casuística | Comentarios desactivados en Ice Chunk Falls From The Sky?

By Mike James on August 24, 2015 12:13pm

Merlin-falling-ice-chunk-1-620x400A mystery this morning in Merlin.

Susan Cebula lives on George St. and was getting her lawnmower out around 10:20am, when she says she heard a strange noise.

“All of a sudden I heard a ‘woosh’ and a ‘thump’,” says Cebula. “And I looked around and all I could see was this ice, it had just fallen, and there’s no one else out in the back around anywhere.”

The 49-year-old says the piece of ice is cloudy white with air holes in the center. She’s since put the ice in her freezer and isn’t quite sure who to call about the mystery.

Meantime, Geoff Coulson with Environment Canada doesn’t see anything that leads him to believe that it’s weather related.

“Nothing that would really account for a piece of ice falling out of the sky,” says Coulson. “We don’t have any real thunderstorm activity or strong storms that would be capable of producing something like a large hail stone.”

Fuente: BlackburnNews

Woman narrowly escapes injury when ice chunk crashes through roof

17/ 08/ 2015 en 2:57 | Publicado en Casuística, Daños, Materiales | Comentarios desactivados en Woman narrowly escapes injury when ice chunk crashes through roof

CLARKSTON, Wash. –

A 92-year-old woman narrowly escaped injury late Monday night when a large chunk of ice fell from the sky and crashed through her roof just seconds after she had moved away from where it came in. There were no injuries, but the ice left a gaping hole in the woman’s home, which is located in the 1300 block of Maple Street in Clarkston. The incident caused considerable damage, officials say. Continue Reading Woman narrowly escapes injury when ice chunk crashes through roof…

Chunk of Ice Falls From the Sky and into a Moxee Home

21/ 06/ 2015 en 5:58 | Publicado en Casuística, Daños, Hielo azul, Materiales | Comentarios desactivados en Chunk of Ice Falls From the Sky and into a Moxee Home

MOXEE, WA – Everyone is looking for ways to beat the heat, but giant ice cubes falling from the sky probably isn’t your first choice to stay cool; one family came home to a bizarre surprise in their house.

8151160_GHomeowner Dwaine Morrison was in shock to come home and find a giant chunk of ice in his closet, “I mean it was just covered with insulation from the hole and I was just in disbelief I mean you randomly hear about things like this but to actually have it happen is another story.”

Morrison and his wife were at a baseball game, when their daughter called, saying ice was raining from the sky.

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Chunk of Ice Falls From Sky Mysteriously Crashing Through Chicago Man’s Ceiling

6/ 01/ 2015 en 5:47 | Publicado en Casuística, Daños, Materiales, megacriometeoros | Comentarios desactivados en Chunk of Ice Falls From Sky Mysteriously Crashing Through Chicago Man’s Ceiling

Megacryometeor lands in Ravenswood Manor barely missing cat tree in man’s living room.

By Lorraine Swanson (Patch Staff). January 9, 2015 at 9:15am

A Chicago man arrived home from work on Tuesday evening only to discover three bowling ball-size chunks of ice in his living room and a freaked out cat.
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Ice Chunk Falls From Sky

19/ 09/ 2012 en 5:12 | Publicado en Casuística, Hielo azul | Comentarios desactivados en Ice Chunk Falls From Sky

EXETER — Quite a surprise for a man mowing his mother’s lawn in Luzerne County when a chunk of ice came falling from the sky Wednesday afternoon.Imagen

Rich Ascani of Dallas said he was at his mother’s house in Exeter when he heard the ice falling and then crashing into some bushes right next to him.

Ascani couldn’t figure out where it came from.  He figures it must have come from a plane passing overhead. He said it looked like the ice was frozen around something.  He’s just glad it didn’t hit him or someone else.  He said it was falling really fast.

Fuente: WNEP.com

Ice Falls from the Sky – Hits Roof of Home in Walnut Creek

13/ 07/ 2012 en 4:35 | Publicado en Casuística, Daños, Materiales | Comentarios desactivados en Ice Falls from the Sky – Hits Roof of Home in Walnut Creek

Posted By: CLAYCORD.com ( Email ) | Jul 15 at 2:37 pm

A chunk of ice fell from the sky on Friday and hit a home in Walnut Creek, according to the homeowner, Michelle, who says she’ll never trust Friday the 13th again.

I never really thought much of Friday the 13th. To me it’s just another typical day. Well at least I thought so….First the toilet over flows, then my black cat gets stuck under the house and now…The sky is falling!!!

I am a resident in the Woodlands area in Walnut Creek. At 11:32 on Friday while sitting outside in my back yard I heard a large bang on my roof then a splash in the pool. Not sure what it was I immediately went to look at the pool to see what just landed in it. To my surprise, I find a baseball sized piece of ice floating in my pool which had fallen from the sky.

Fortunately, no major damage was done to the home.

Happy to hear it didn’t land on somebody’s head.

Anybody else see an ice chunk fall from the sky on Friday?

In June of this year, KTVU reported on an ice falling incident in Fremont. Click HERE to read more about that story.

In their June story, KTVU said “Scientists say there have been 40 cases worldwide in the last 13 years of ice plunging from the sky and not directly linked to airplanes. The name given to them is “megacryometeors;” hail-like ice that forms without a thunderstorm.”

Sometimes the ice chunks are from aircraft lavatories, although those are blue, not clear and white like the one pictured above.

Fuente: SFGate

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