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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RAF confirm Typhoon launched to identify 'unresponsive civilian aircraft'

The RAF has confirmed that typhoon aircraft were launched from RAF Coningsby this evening after reports of an unresponsive civilian aircraft.

“Quick reaction alert Typhoon aircraft were launched today from RAF Coningsby to identify an unresponsive civilian aircraft. Communications were re-established and the aircraft has been safely landed.”

– RAF spokesperson

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