About this in his blog wrote a notable aviation photographer Liey Baneman, special anomalies in atmospheric and mysterious weather phenomena.
Knowing the approximate time when the video was made, he figured out what planes can get into the lens of the camera in this light.
Under suspicion American passenger flights Airways 808, and "mail" UPS 902. In support of his theory blogger took flight Flight American Airways, bound for Phoenix. The picture will turn out very similar to the one shown on CBS.
That observers initially took over the flame from the rocket motor was in fact reflections of the setting sun reflected from the wings and fuselage.
The other day, the Pentagon has also issued a statement that object on film — the plane, not rocket.