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'Missile' spotted over California probably plane

CALIFORNIA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Remember the mystery missile video that went viral on Tuesday?

Turns out, it wasn't a missile after all.

That's the conclusion of officials at the Pentagon, after taking a closer look at the video.

Officials say the large vapor trail in the skies off southern California's coast is from an airplane, distorted by factors including camera angle and the wind.

Some websites have even tentatively identified the plane as daily U.S. Airways flight 808 from Hawaii to Phoenix.

U.S. Airways officials say they could not confirm it's their plane.

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