FAA: Military aircraft caused 'sonic boom' in eastern Suffolk

WOODBURY - ? The FAA says a military aircraft, an F-15, caused a ?sonic boom? noise across eastern Suffolk County this morning.

Officials say the aircraft experienced a pressurization problem and made a rapid descent going to about 10,000 feet. The incident happened around 8:45 a.m.

The FAA says that the jet originated from Barnes Air National Guard in Massachusetts and returned there as well.

Viewers in Yaphank, Manorville, Ridge, Wading River, Miller Place, Shirley and other towns east in Brookhaven Town say it was a very loud noise that shook their house.

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