SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A suspicious package that fell from the sky over New Jersey caused some alarm because it contained a note that mentioned President Donald Trump.

South Brunswick police say the package, attached to a parachute, was making a hissing sound and included a note that said: “NASA Atmospheric Research Instrument NOT A BOMB!” If this lands near the President, we at NASA wish him a great round of golf.”

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Mr. Trump has been staying at his golf club in Bedminster, which is 29 miles away.

 

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“The weather researchers were apologetic for any concerns they had raised by the hand written note on the device,” police said in a statement.

NASA told WNBC-TV the package, which fell on Tuesday, is part of six balloons that were launched to measure ozone.

It says a summer student employee wrote the note in a “misguided attempt to be lighthearted,” and that the student has been removed from the project.

 

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