Sonic boom shakes Tillamook coast | News – Tillamook Headlight

Residents and visitors in Tillamook County took to social media on Monday with questions about a boom that shook homes along the coast from the areas of Netarts to Sandlake.

While some suspected an explosion or earthquake was responsible, the majority consensus was the sound and shaking were caused by military aircraft. The 142nd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard is currently hosting training with FA-18F Super Hornets from the VFA-41 Squadron out of Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.

The jets are conducting dissimilar air combat training, executing realistic scenarios that use advanced aerial tactics to prepare for actual warfare.

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