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October 2, 2013
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Mysterious object in Mono County sky may be meteor

A mysterious object spotted in the sky near Matterhorn Peak above Twin Lakes Mono Village on Monday resulted in a search for a downed aircraft. Campers in the area reported seeing the object trailing three plumes of smoke, flying overhead at a high rate of speed, and then fall quickly. According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, the witnesses said they did not hear any engine noise, but reported hearing a boom, which they at first thought was a car door slamming. The witnesses said they saw intermittent plumes of white smoke that appeared to be rising from Matterhorn Peak, …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 3, 2013 03:57PM Published Oct 2, 2013 02:44PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.