Flare-like objected observed by Philly commuter flight

Mystery object in the air investigated after pilot report – CNN.com.

A US Airways Express flight crew reported seeing what looked like a flare with a smoke trail in the vicinity of its aircraft while on approach to Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday.

According to authorities, what the crew witnessed remains a mystery.

Law enforcement authorities are investigating the incident.

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Not much more to go on here. Just a curious incident being investigated. Fireworks? Flares? Who knows? But they might get in some big trouble.

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