Originally posted by kamatty
Originally posted by theabsolutetruth
There is a mobile phone video on BBC TV news, which oddly shows a whilte flash across the sky at the same time as the boom if anyone is able to upload it. It was heard from Warwickshire to Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Somerset, these counties aren't all in close proximity and all heard at the same time, over hundreds of miles. There are air shows here every year and with typhoons flying with sonic booms and it has never caused a fuss in even near counties.
link to video?
Originally posted by thefamiliar
Surley the only danger you could cause with a civillian helecopter would be to crash it into something and the only thing the fighter jets could do to stop it would be to blow it up and shower the surrounding area with big lumps of helecopter so why send them?
I could understand if it were a milliatary helecopter and also beleive that it had that kind of transmission but someone on here has to be a helecopter pilot or know one they can ask?
Originally posted by dowot
Kinda makes you feel safe?
Originally posted by davesmart
just over 10 mins ago i heard a loud blasting noise
it made me jump like it was a car hitting another just outside
a few mins later my friend from the other side of coventry txt me
it slightly shook his house a few miles away
dont know anymore
did anyone else feel or hear it
my friend thinks an earthquakeedit on 12-4-2012 by davesmart because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by blupblup
reply to post by theabsolutetruth
Yeah trying to find that weather guy one too,...
Here's a couple.
These peeps in Bath filmed it... for a few mins
Dunno sounds like jets I guess.
And this is 12 hours earlier in Holland.
Originally posted by Biigs
Yup thats normal jet sounds, the cut out is simple the engines pointing another direction, jets were designed to be as quiet as possible, believe it or not
Aloud bang which sparked a deluge of calls to emergency services across a large part of England was a sonic boom from a Typhoon aircraft, the MoD said.
Mystified residents across the West Midlands, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset and Wiltshire reported hearing a loud boom at about 18:10 BST.
The MoD revealed it was from a Typhoon responding to an emergency call.