Meet people behind Seattle's sonic boom

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by SAINT BRYAN / Evening Magazine

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Posted on August 23, 2010 at 8:37 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 23 at 8:39 PM

Some people thought they were explosions, some thought it was the mountain. But last Tuesday’s sonic booms actually came from a pair of F-15 fighter jets from the 142nd Oregon Air National Guard in Portland. They hit supersonic speeds in pursuit of a seaplane that breached restricted air space and got too close to President Obama's plane. How did those jets get here so quickly?

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