The military said the Rafale jet was authorised to travel at supersonic speed. Photo: Reuters The military said the Rafale jet was authorised to travel at supersonic speed. Photo: Reuters
The military said the Rafale jet was authorised to travel at supersonic speed. Photo: Reuters

Residents panic, windows shake as sonic boom from fighter jet rattles Paris

  • Police said the noise was caused by the sonic boom of a Rafale jet breaking the sound barrier to help an aircraft that had lost contact
  • The thud was heard all over the French capital and prompted a surge in emergency phone calls

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The military said the Rafale jet was authorised to travel at supersonic speed. Photo: Reuters The military said the Rafale jet was authorised to travel at supersonic speed. Photo: Reuters
The military said the Rafale jet was authorised to travel at supersonic speed. Photo: Reuters
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