POLICE in Devon have launched an investigation after a mysterious object fell from the sky on the south coast.
The fireball sparked several 999 calls, with witnesses fearing there had been a plane crash, Plymouth Live reports.
One theory was that it was an asteroid breaking up after penetrating Earth’s atmosphere.
The drama unfolded shortly before 6am today.
Police said air and ground searches are being carried out, but there are no recorded flights in the area.
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