Helicopter Wheel Drops Onto House, South Suburban Resident Says

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October 06, 2019 - 10:58 am

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LYNWOOD, Ill. (AP) -- A south suburban Chicago woman that lives near a municipal airport says she found what is believed to be a helicopter wheel lodged in the ceiling of her home's bathroom.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Linda Dian of Lynwood says she found the wheel poking through the ceiling on Saturday evening and plaster was everywhere. Her family lives blocks from the Lansing Municipal Airport in Illinois.



Federal Aviation Administration officials say it appears to be a dolly wheel assembly from a helicopter. The agency was investigating when and from which aircraft the part fell.

An airport spokesman didn't return a request for comment Sunday.

Dian says Lynwood Fire Department firefighters pushed the wheel out the roof and took it away.

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