Aberystwyth resident heard 'incredibly loud boom'

Dylan Lewis, a resident of Aberystwyth, has described what happened when a suspected sonic boom shook the town earlier today.

He said "there was an incredibly loud boom. I thought the chimney had collapsed - so I ran out into the garden."

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US Air Force apologises for Aberystwyth sonic boom

The US Air Force has apologised after one of its aircraft broke the sound barrier over Aberystwyth on Monday afternoon, apparently causing a sonic boom over the town.