FRIDAY FLASHBACK: 3-pound Meteorite strikes Louisville in 1977

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by Doug Proffitt

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 19 at 8:18 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The amazing video of the  meteorite that flashed out of the sky and disintegrated in Russia on Thursday has made headlines. The sonic booms busted out glass and debris that injured 1,100 people.

In this week’s Friday Flashback Louisville had a three pound meteorite strike in late January 1977, producing a fireball and sonic booms; Chuck Olmsted’s reported on the damage.

Click here for more of the flashback.

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