Chino homeowner thankful ice falling from the sky smashed only his roof – Orange County Register

Brandon Blanchard figures that all things considered, a mere hole in his roof isn’t so bad.

On Saturday, Nov. 4, his wife was lying down in a bedroom about 17 feet from where chunks of ice crashed through the roof of his Chino home and into his daughter’s bathroom. The ice –believed to have fallen from a passing airliner – could have just as easily hit his wife, Blanchard said.

Instead, it landed in a bathtub.

“Just wild, wild and bizarre, and every day we realize how fortunate we are,” Blanchard said in a phone interview.

Federal Aviation Administration officials visited him Tuesday and will talk with Blanchard again next week, he…

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