Central Illinois Communities Shaken by Sonic Boom from F-15

Residents in several central Illinois communities were left shaken when an F-15 Fighter Jet was forced to course correct causing a sonic boom that literally shook the ground. The incident occurred at approximately 11:15 Am. an F-15 fighter jet in the airspace above central Illinois course corrected creating a sonic boom. This meant that the jet broke the sound barrier and created a pressure wave that created an audible noise and minor shaking over a portion of central Illinois. There is no word of any damage from the Sonic Boom but there were many confused and curious residents.

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