There was a sonic boom heard in Tampa Bay on Saturday
Posted: 3:33 pm Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Lots of reports came out across Tampa Bay on Saturday around 2pm of a very loud boom sound. Some people said it even set off car alarms and rattled windows and doors!Well if you were one of those who heard it we now have an answer.
A NORAD spokesman said it was probably connected to their military exercises. The spokesman, USAF Captain Chase McFarland, told Fox 13: “The loud noise reported Saturday afternoon in the vicinity of Tampa was more than likely the result of a sonic boom caused when two F-15 fighters from the 159th Fighter Wing based in New Orleans and operating under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command went supersonic to meet mission requirements, an investigation on the specific details of the event is currently being conducted.”