VIDEO: Record-breaking solar plane flight spurs 911 calls in North Texas

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Posted on May 30, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 2 at 2:52 PM

The Solar Impulse, the first plane able to fly day and night without fuel or polluting emissions, spurred quite a reaction when it landed at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on May 23.

North Texans called 911 with reports of an unidentified floating object. However, fret not, the landing was from this world. With a distance of about 830 miles, the flight set an absolute distance world record in solar aviation.

Click the video to listen to one 911 call.

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