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Loud bang near Brussels, scramble ?

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Loud bang near Brussels, scramble ?

Nothing exploded on the ground, it seems.

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luchtzak wrote: 28 May 2021, 11:06 Loud bang near Brussels, scramble ?

Nothing exploded on the ground, it seems.
Communications with a passenger aircraft were lost, so F16s scrambled and had to fly through the sound barrier to get there as soon as possible. By the time the F16s reached the aircraft, communications were already restored.

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luchtzak wrote: 28 May 2021, 11:06 Loud bang near Brussels, scramble ?

Nothing exploded on the ground, it seems.
Skeyes told HLN there were many F-16s due to a loss of communication and one of them reached the sound barrier.

The bang was heard in Anderlecht, Dilbeek, Koekelberg, Molenbeek, Berchem, Ternat, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Wemmel and Merchtem. Nothing here.
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lucas wrote: 28 May 2021, 12:23
luchtzak wrote: 28 May 2021, 11:06 Loud bang near Brussels, scramble ?

Nothing exploded on the ground, it seems.
Communications with a passenger aircraft were lost, so F16s scrambled and had to fly through the sound barrier to get there as soon as possible. By the time the F16s reached the aircraft, communications were already restored.
Do you know which aircraft was intercepted?

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SIA23 JFK-SIN or GEC8161 JFK-FRA likely candidates ?

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