A pair of Long Island, N.Y., residents woke to a noise that sounded like something crashing through their house early Sunday.
"We both woke up to a very loud bang. I looked around—no breeze, no rain, nothing," homeowner Lois Farella told CBS Local New York as she pointed to a basketball-sized hole in her roof.
Next door, Ann Grace's roof on Home Street was also ripped apart.
"It's a very huge hole. It did a lot of damage through heavy wood. I can't imagine if it hit a person," Grace told the TV station.
Upon inspection Grace's roofer found a brown, wet stain in her attic where something had ripped through an inch and a half of shingles and wood.
"It's hard to understand what could have done this. It had to have come from a plane," roofer Bryan Lanzello told CBS Local New York. "A bird couldn't have done it."
So the FAA investigated the incident as possibly involving blue ice.
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