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Derbyshire residents left shaken by 'loud bang' caused by RAF jet

Residents in some areas of Derbyshire were left shaken up this morning after a sonic boom was heard in the county

It was caused by an RAF jet flying over the area to intercept an air india passenger flight following a reported bomb threat.

Police said they had received "a large number" of 999 calls about the noise.

The passenger jet was diverted to Stanstead airport, who confirmed the plane landed at about 10:15 BST.

 

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