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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Listen: sonic booms captured on CCTV

The sound of two RAF Typhoons breaking the sound barrier over Yorkshire was captured on CCTV. The jets were scrambled to escort an Air France passenger plane into Newcastle airport after the aircraft lost touch with air traffic control due to communication problems.

Video courtesy of Paul Griffiths, Pulse 1.

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