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Frozen Poo That Fell From Sky 'Could Have Killed Someone'

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Frozen Poo That Fell From Sky 'Could Have Killed Someone'

If you've even seen bird poo fall from the sky, chances are you'll know it lands with a splat. With that in mind, think of the damage some frozen poo would cause?

Well, Lisa Boyd and Louise Brown did have to take that into consideration when an ice block filled with s*** landed outside their homes and they reckon it 'could have killed someone'.

The pair - who are neighbours in Waterlooville, Hampshire - thought there had been a crash when the ice block landed outside. They both darted outside to assess the situation but were shocked with their surprise discovery.

Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News
Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News

According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the ice block of poo probably came from a leak in the water system on an aircraft. This can occur some ten times a year and is thought to be due to a meteorological phenomena.

Speaking to The Portsmouth News, Lisa said: "I thought someone had crashed their scooter outside, there was a big whirring noise and huge thud so I looked out the window and there was just this lump of ice on the floor.

"We were just thankful no one was walking past and nobody got hit by it because it could've killed someone or it could've landed on next door's car and crushed their bonnet."

Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News
Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News

Louise, who has a four-year-old son, added: "We just getting into bed and we thought someone was chucking gravel stones at our window.

"I would say it was about half a metre square - it was big. My husband says it must have come from a plane - it just fell from the sky out of nowhere."

Lisa went on: "This morning, where the ice had melted, there were faeces on the path. I bagged it up because it was slap bang in the middle of the footpath."

According to the CAA, usually aircrafts will hold all passenger waste (and any other waste, we assume) until landing. At that point a specialist vehicle will come to remove it in time for the next flight.

Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News
Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News

A spokesperson for the CAA said: "Ice falls from aircraft are considered to be rare in UK airspace, and can be a result of meteorological phenomena.

"We receive around 10 reports of ice falls per year and while we are unable to investigate the origin of an ice fall, we do record reports of this nature."

It added that it has no liability for damage which may be caused by an ice fall.


Good job no one died then, innit?

Featured Image Credit: Portsmouth News/Solent News

Topics: Community, Weird

Rebecca Shepherd
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