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Stansted Airport has confirmed to ITV News that two RAF jets have accompanied a plane, which has now landed at the airport.
It follows earlier reports of a loud bang heard in the Kent area around 4:40pm today.
Kent Police have confirmed a "loud bang" felt by residents in the area was related to RAF activity.
Residents took to Twitter to report feeling an "explosion" or "loud bang" this afternoon.
Residents in Kent have taken to Twitter to report a mystery "explosion".
People in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Dartford reported hearing the 'bang' at around 4.44pm.
Latest ITV News reports
The loud bang was heard in Dartford, Sidcup Sevenoaks and Tonbridge as the RAF Typhoons broke the sound barrier.