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Strange lights really parachute team

Sept. 16, 2012 at 10:56 AM   |   Comments

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Strange lights in the skies over Fort Lauderdale, Fla., weren't from a plane in trouble but the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, police said.

The Golden Knights parachuted onto Fort Lauderdale Beach Saturday as part of the city's Stars, Strips and Sun salute to the military, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.

But their lights had some people wondering otherwise. Dispatchers at Fort Lauderdale Police Department said they got several calls from concerned residents.

The Sun Sentinel said it took several call from people wondering whether a plane crashed into the ocean.

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