Video: Falling fuselage lands in parking lot

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    >>> well, this isn't supposed to happen. that is piece of the fuselage from a 747 cargo plane that was flying over miami. if you had been standing under that when it fell, you would have had a very bad day. fortunately, no one was. it was 17 feet long, fell right off the bottom of an atlas air jumbo jet . landed in the parking lot of a dillard's. if you've been to new orleans on

updated 2/5/2010 2:40:28 PM ET 2010-02-05T19:40:28

A panel from a cargo plane fell outside a Miami mall on Friday but no one was hurt, authorities said.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the piece fell from an Atlas Air flight en route to Miami from Santiago, Chile.

Christina Baguer, a spokeswoman for the city of Doral, said the debris is about 17 feet long and landed in front of Dillard’s department store at the Miami International Mall.

She said there was no property damage and the plane landed safely.

The FAA was investigating.

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