Blame It On The Plane? Woman Says Home Hit Twice By Ice
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A Whittier woman says her home has now twice been a target for ice falling from the sky — and she blames the airline industry.
KNX 1070’s John Brooks reports.
Grace Caiazza says it happened once in 1984 and again this week — ice from planes headed toward LAX fell on Caiazza’s property on Vicki Drive.
The most recent bombardment hit Caizza’s car, causing $2,000 dollars in damages.
The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation to determine what airlines may be involved so Caizza can file a claim for her $500 deductible.
Engineers say ice can come from small leaks in the airplane’s lavatory or galley, and as the plane descends, the ice melts and falls.
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