by: Tony Thomas Updated:
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Federal authorities are investigating why pieces of a 747 cargo plane crashed into the woman's house Sunday afternoon.
Another piece of the plane landed at a Walmart on Anvil Block Road, just a couple of miles away.
Channel 2's Tony Thomas watched as mechanics and inspectors canvassed the right wing of the plane Wednesday night, replacing the 20-foot section that ripped off.
Homeowner Pamela Ware told Thomas she's thankful she survived after part of that wing hit her house.
"And boom! I was like,
She showed Thomas pictures she took of the chunk that she said put two holes in her roof before bouncing into the yard.
She took Thomas into the attic to see the splintered rafters and holes that were left behind.
Ware was lucky in more ways than one. Authorities
Federal investigators told Thomas the 747 cargo plane coming from Anchorage was about
The pilot declared an emergency and landed safely at the airport. Thomas was told by Boeing and China Airlines, inspectors are on site as the jet sits just off Hartsfield's runways.
Ware has now spent several sleepless nights, wondering who's going to pay for her repairs and when the next piece might drop.
"I just keep thinking of what could have happened," Ware said.
Federal investigators now have taken those pieces of the wing flap as part of their investigation. Thomas tried reaching China Airlines several times Wednesday but received no answer.
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