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Pentagon: Mysterious vapor trail was probably airplane

Vince Coglianese Contributor

The mysterious vapor trail off the Southern California coast was probably an airplane and not a missile, the Pentagon and NASA experts said Wednesday.

“There is no evidence to suggest that this is anything else other than a condensation trail from an aircraft,” said Marine Col. Dave Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman.

He said that officials are satisfied the phenomenon was an airplane vapor trail distorted by camera angle, winds and other environmental factors.

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