Loud bang 7Jan 19

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Loud bang 7Jan 19

Postby Emmy4 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:06 pm

Hello

Did anyone else hear loud bang that shook house yesterday (7th Jan) in the middle of the night? Near Northcote road

What caused it? We were so alarmed!

Thanks
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Re: Loud bang 7Jan 19

Postby sloaney donkey » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:29 pm

It was a sonic boom from a fighter jet “scrambled” to ward of a Russian bear bomber.

I work for a defence organisation and we track such sightings.

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Re: Loud bang 7Jan 19

Postby doms » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:48 am

What????
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Re: Loud bang 7Jan 19

Postby sloaney donkey » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:16 pm

https://news.sky.com/story/uk-and-frenc ... a-11503321

Happens every week. Google it. RAF have to respond quickly and their jets go supersonic to meet the Russians infringing on our airspace and testing reaction times.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-36477989

Some are reported when press are aware and have nothing else to write. Most are not.
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Re: Loud bang 7Jan 19

Postby Mole » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:27 am

More likely to be the gas explosion at a house on Kelmscott
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