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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MOD aware of reports of sonic boom but cannot confirm details

The Ministry of Defence says it is aware of reports of loud bangs heard across much of the North of England which police are blaming on sonic booms but the MoD says it is not in a position yet to confirm whether any of its planes are involved.

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