typhoon_2657017bTonight, at 9:51 pm (BST), Sonic booms have been heard across the Leeds and Doncaster areas of West Yorkshire.

We have confirmation the booms were from RAF Typhoon jets. A Quick Reaction Alert to escort CityJet flight #AF1558 to Newcastle. ATC asked twice for a response as to why they had changed course, it took 7 minutes for a reply.

Typhoon jets ZJ911 ZJ912 returned to RAF base Coningsby after escorting CityJet flight.


Ministry of Defence confirming the news:

CCTV captured RAF Typhoons #SonicBoom over Yorkshire:

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