SCRANTON, Pa. (CBS) – Call it a stinky situation.
Some residents in northeastern Pennsylvania woke up to find their neighborhood littered with toilet paper, but they don’t think it’s the work of pranksters.READ MORE: Man Killed, 14-Year-Old Injured In North Philadelphia Double Shooting, Police Say
Neighbors not far from Scranton believe a passing plane dumped toilet paper and shredded plastic bags onto their property overnight.
They reportedly called the Federal Aviation Administration and an investigation is underway.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
“It’s nuts,” says area resident Michael Reiher. “I mean, a plane drops stuff out of the sky onto someone’s yard? I mean, that’s just crazy, I’ve never seen something like that before.”
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The organization is also trying to pinpoint which aircraft was in the airspace of the homes at the time people say they saw the toilet paper falling.