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A mysterious loud 'boom' rocked parts of central Missouri on Monday leaving authorities and concerned residents scratching their head as to what caused it.
However, the mystery was later solved as Boeing came forward and said it was testing a military aircraft in the area at the time.
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'We performed a functional check on a military aircraft on March 4, 2019 between 10:20 and 11:30 am. Central,' a statement from Boeing said, as reported by KOMU. 'The flight was for a customer and required by contract.'
The statement did not elaborate on what type of aircraft had caused the noise nor did it use the term 'sonic boom.'
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Earlier in the day a number of people had speculated that an aircraft was the source of the mysterious sound.
Dispatchers started answering 'numerous' 911 calls from concerned residents reporting a 'boom' before 11 a.m.
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Tom Hurley, deputy director of the Boone County Office of Emergency Management, told ABC 17 KMIZ that calls were received from...
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