Suffolk Police have confirmed that a loud bang heard over the county on Wednesday morning was a sonic boom.
Officers were inundated with 999 calls from members of the public following the incident which happened just after 8.30am.
People on social media reported that their houses had been shook by the force of the bang, while animals were distressed.
Police believe the boom was caused by "military aircraft."
We can now confirm that the loud bangs heard across #Suffolk this morning was a sonic boom produced by military aircraft.
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