Loud explosion heard in and around Lemoore was from military jet

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- If you were in Lemoore on Friday afternoon and heard a loud explosion, there's no reason to be alarmed.

Naval Air Station Lemoore says the sound was a military jet that accidentally broke the sound barrier during a routine training mission.

The F-18 Super Hornet was being flown as part of a routine training mission, the naval air station said, but the public was in no danger.



It apologized for any concern the sound may have caused.
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