BAF F-16s break sound barrier over Leuven, Belgium

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Unread post09 Feb 2012, 16:29

@F16net This afternoon a massive sonic boom was heard in the region of #Leuven as a BAF F-16 broke the sound barrier. #belgium

Source: https://twitter.com/#!/F16net/status/167627827909373952

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Unread post09 Feb 2012, 17:18

The mystery surrounding the loud bang in Leuven this afternoon has been unraveled. It was a sonic boom generated by an F-16. The news was confirmed by National Defense.

Source: http://www.standaard.be/artikel/detail. ... 120209_146
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Unread post09 Feb 2012, 19:57

Wow, one sonic boom makes the news? Guess things work a little differently here...
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Unread post09 Feb 2012, 21:49

It still makes the local news in Fort Worth, too; just happened again a few days ago.
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Unread post09 Feb 2012, 22:06

I just heard at least 2, we'll see tonight!
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