RAF typhoons cause sonic booms across Yorkshire

Two loud bangs heard across Yorkshire are being blamed on sonic booms. It was caused after RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to deal with an 'unresponsive civilian aircraft'

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Air traffic website claims jets intercepted plane that lost radio contact

A twitter account that monitors air traffic says it believes the RAF typhoon jets were scrambled to escort an Air France plane in to Newcastle Airport which had lost radio contact.

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