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Satellite or weather balloon crashes in eastern Arizona


November 20, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — Navajo Nation officials in eastern Arizona are trying to determine if a satellite or a high-altitude weather balloon crash-landed in a remote area of the reservation.

Tully Begay, vice president of the tribe's Dennehotso Chapter, told The Arizona Republic that the object landed about 1,200 feet from his home while he was away in Tuba City.

A Navajo Nation Council delegate said the gray object appeared to have four large solar panels with an orange parachute.

Navajo Police Department spokeswoman Christina Tsosie said officers responded to the area after receiving reports abo...

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