Oakville, Dick Meyer, Mrs Hughes discussed on Unexplained Mysteries
On February twenty six, two, thousand, twelve, already Hughes, and his wife were eating dinner on the back deck of their long, island home. It wasn't unseasonably mild night, and they were happy to be outside enjoying the nice weather together. A plane flew overhead taking off from the nearby JFK airport. As it passed. Raindrops fell on the Hughes backyard. Suddenly Mrs Hughes Screen. She held her hand to her face where a droplet of oily black sludge clung to her skin. The DREK had splattered on the table. The grill their clothes everything. Thinking at first that the plane might be leaking fuel already dialed nine one one. The dispatcher on the other end of the line quickly countered with Disgusting News. They've been doused in treated sewage. A few quick calls to the New York Port Authority and the Federal Aviation. Administration or FAA confirmed what the dispatcher had said. The Hughes's were the victims of Disgusting Downpour. If OAKVILLE was the site of a similar incident. This would also explain the mysterious illness that swept through the town. Human waste can contain many toxic or Bacteria like E. coli and Salmonella often live in our intestines without causing issues. However, they're dangerous when ingested through the mouth or absorbed through the nose, or is most commonly people, contract, E coli, or Salmonella infections after eating improperly cooked or cleaned food. When you come into contact with this bacteria, touching your face or neck without washing your hands can transfer to your mouth when swallowed the harmful microorganisms can cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fever. Complaining of exactly those symptoms Oh Cvilians flocked to McCleary hospital in the days after the Blob fall-outs. Dr Little initially diagnosed his patients with a type of inner ear. Infection called many years disease. When he later learned of the waste theory, he agreed that it sounded like a probable cause for the symptoms. He even went a step further blaming antifreeze in the airline toilets for the more severe symptoms. Most airline chemical toilets are treated with. To keep the waste from icing over at a high altitude. If? It were left to freeze inside the plane. It could damage the storage tank and possibly leak out. Antifreeze, ingestion or contamination can cause a loss of coordination, dizziness, fatigue, nausea and vomiting. Symptoms reported by Oakville residents. Antifreeze in the BLOBS could also explain why some animals like Dottie. hearns kitten died after ingesting them. If left untreated severe antifreeze poisoning can lead to kidney, failure and eventual death. This occurs twenty four to seventy two hours after initial contact with the anti freeze. DOTTY hearns kitten passed away three days after I eating a blob exactly fitting that timeline. So the facts lined up. Mike wiler Mike. Mcdowell and Dr David Little All thought that an airplane waste dump could explain the enigmatic oakville blogs armed with this information. Sunny Bark lift called the FAA in August nineteen ninety four. Sunny reached Dick Meyer the spokesman for the FAA based in Seattle, Washington she described the blogs and explain the symptoms of the people in town. Myers response was disappointing whatever the blobs were, they were unequivocally, not airline waste. Meyer had three definitive reasons why he believed the airlines weren't to blame. The I had to do with regulations. According to Meyer planes would never intentionally drop their waste. Most pilots don't even have a means to release it well inside the cockpit. Almost all dumping incidents are accidental and incur heavy fines and restrictions, therefore airplane waste jetsons are rare and most alleged cases half alternative nations. An FAA investigation in two thousand fifteen found that the Messi incident that the Hughes's residence wasn't caused by an airplane. Unfortunately for the Hughes, experts weren't able to determine what the sludge really was, but one of the deciding factors in the investigation was the color of the muck. It was black and oily. which brings us to Meyer second point. Airplanes sewage is blue. When human waste enters in airline toilet? It mixes with a chemical deodorizer called Ano- Tek. Nicknamed blue. Juice Ano- tech is the same chemical found in porta-pottys. Result waste from planes is dyed a bright shade of blue. It wouldn't be clear like the OAKVILLE blobs or black like the falling waste in Long Island. Meyer admitted that it sometimes possible on rare occasions for airline waste to leak out and fall to the ground. However, this wouldn't look anything like the BLOBS. Meyer explained that commercial aircraft designed in the nineteen sixties and nineteen seventies were notorious for issues with their plumbing systems. The average service life of a commercial airplane is twenty five years, so it's reasonable to think some planes flying over Oakville in Nineteen ninety-four were built in the nineteen sixties or nineteen seventies. Inside these planes, the internal valves, connecting their pipes and tanks were prone to leaks and treated waste sometimes seeped out. This blue liquid then used across the plains exterior. When it made contact with the air, it would freeze into blue ice that stuck to the body of the airplane. During the plane's descent, this blue eyes could break off and Corinne towards the ground. Though, most blue ice melts long before it reaches. Terra Firma, some larger chunks survived the fall. If the OAKVILLE blobs were caused by airline dumping. They look like pieces of bright. Blue, eyes there is no reason for an airplane's waste to follow small clear blobs of Gelatin. In the ice would only rain down once per flight. This brings us to Myers third reason why the blobs couldn't be airline waste the frequency of their appearance. As we mentioned the BLOBS pelted Oakville six times over the course of three weeks for blue ice to reach the ground, it would have to have fallen.